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Essential My Son Sanctuary

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

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tour highlights

  • Discover the fascinating history of the Cham Dynasty
  • Wander through the My Son Sanctuary
  • See the ornate red brick designs
  • Explore the central tower, built to reflect the king's divinity
  • Visit the Sa Huynh Champa Culture Museum in Tra Kieu

tour details

My Son is located 69 kilometres southwest of Danang and was the imperial city during the Cham dynasties of the 4th and 12th centuries. You’ll begin your day with a visit to the fascinating My Son Sanctuary, a cluster of crumbling yet charming Hindu temples. This large complex of ancient religious relics comprises more than 70 architectural works and is a truly magnificent sight. The sanctuary complex includes a series of connected temples and towers with complicated red brick designs. The main focal point of the Cham architectural design is the tower, built to reflect the divinity of the king. The tower temples were built continuously over a period of 1000 years. On the way back to your hotel, you’ll stop for a short visit to the Sa Huynh Champa Culture Museum in Tra Kieu.

tour description

My Son, located 69 km southwest of Danang, was an imperial city during the Cham dynasties, between the 4th and 12th centuries. My Son Sanctuary is a large complex of religious relics that comprises more than 70 architectural works. They include temples and towers that connect to each other with complicated red brick designs. The main component of the Cham architectural design is the tower, built to reflect the divinity of the king. On the way back, stop for a short visit to the Sa Huynh Champa Culture Museum in Tra Kieu.

includes

Transportation in A/C vehicles
Entrance fees
English or French-speaking local tour guide
(other language guides are available on request and surcharges apply)

    excludes

    Meals

      notes

      Tour departure: Daily from Hoi An hotels
      Duration (approximate): 08:00
      • 13:00 hrs
        Private tour: Minimum 1 person
      Tour code: HOIDDMYS

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