Mỹ Sơn, Duy Xuyen District

World heritage site · Ruin · Religious Site
Listed as a World Heritage Site, Mỹ Sơn served as a burial place for the Cham royalty and a sacred site for Hindu ceremonies. Built between the 4th and 14th centuries in a blend of architectural styles, the cluster of partially ruined tower-temples remains one of the oldest archaeological sites in the region. Inspect many types of religious stone buildings on the site, such as a brick sanctuary, gate-tower, and a house sheltering valuables offered to the deities. Inside you can find many inscriptions in Sanskrit and old Cham, which portray the ancient rulers' need to receive affirmation from the divine. Using our international travel planner, Duy Xuyen District attractions like Mỹ Sơn can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Look I love Vietnam and give full credit for the infrastructure that has been built to protect and support this site, but reviews that compare this to Angkor Wat it anything in Laos are...  more »
  • Around 30km from Da Nang city, lies the ruins of ancient Shiva temples, believed to be made in the 4th century. Constructed by the kingdom of Champa, these ruins were declared a UNESCO wolrd heritage....  more »

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