Lampang is primarily known as the Horse Carriage town. Nowadays the renowned name still exists and visitors can commonly see the horse carriages in Lampang town as a public transport. . Famous for its horse carriages and with a white rooster as its provincial emblem, Lampang boasts a long history of human settlements on the Wang River in Northern Thailand, more than 1,000 years. It is rich in archaeological evidence reflecting ancient civilizations of Thailand and Burma.