My Son Sanctuary Tour (Half day around 4 hours and a half)
One of the most stunning sights to see near Hoi An area is My Son, My son Holy land – a unique beautiful sanctuary world of the ancient Chăm religion, is day by day attracting thousands tourists of elsewhere!
a spiritual center of the ancient kingdom of Champa. Situated in the heart of a beautiful valley and surrounded by high mountains and jungle, My Son is about 45 kilometers away from Hoi An. Join a half-day trip to visit this special site. In 1999, My Son was recognizied as a World culture Heritage by UNESCO
Letters from the 4th century were found during excavations revealing that My son temples used to worship and made offerings to the Hindu gods.
In those days, Mỹ Sơn became a spiritual and worshipping centre during the reign of the Chămpa Kingdom. Exemplifying the height of Chăm architectural achievement, The Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary is a large complex of religious monuments originally consisting of more than 70 Temples; About 50 temples were broken by bombing . Nowadays 20 temples remain . The builders of Mỹ Sơn were the nobility of the Chămpa Kingdom who derived their cultural and spiritual influences from India.
Original temple was built by wood in the 4th century. But It was completely destroyed by a big fire in the 6th century and then rebuilt from 7th century to 13th century by bricks and stones. About 70 big and small temples had been built, establishing My Son as a sanctuary of Hinduism in the Champa Kingdom.
Cham Pa culture had a big influence on Vietnam’ significance of cultural value. The once capital of Chăm Pa Kingdom from 4th to 15th century was “Thánh địa Mỹ Sơn”, called “Mỹ Sơn Sanctuary” or “Valley of Kings” by French scientists
Tour Itinerary: ( You can depart at any time as your request )
8:00 Pick up from your hotel in Hoian ( If pick up at your hotel in Da Nang plus 5 USD for 1 person ), drive to My Son, a World Heritage, 40 km southwest of Hoian. Located in a lush valley, My Son was a capital and religious center of Cham people, now remaining with red brick towers and sanctuaries. My Son, considered to be in the same league as some of Southeast Asia’s greatest archaeological sites, including Angkor in Cambodia, Bagan in Myanmar, Ayutthaya in Thailand and Borobudur in Indonesia. These towers and sanctuaries was built from the 7 to 13 centuries. Finish tour about 12:30 P.m. End of services. Finish your My Son Holy land tour
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Tour price includes:
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fee
Tour price excludes:
- Travel Insurrance
- Personal expenses
- Tipping is at customer discretion
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