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MY SON SANCTUARY

My Son Sanctuary is a large complex of religious relics that comprises more than 70 architectural works.

Located in a narrow valley in Duy Tan Commune, Duy Xuyen District, Quang Nam Province. 70km southwest of Danang City, 20km away from the Tra Kieu Citadel, and 40km away from the Ancient Town of Hoi An. My Son site is a group of temple-towers of Cham people, an imperial city during the Champa kingdom, an example displaying the evolution and change in culture, a foremost evidence of Asian civilisation which is now extinct. With its great value, in December 1999, the complex of My Son Cham Towers has been recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

My Son is one of the can-not-miss attractions when you visit Central Vietnam. Usually, tourists come to Hoi An ancient town and then take a day tour from there to this site. Holding the unique sanctuary beauty of an ancient culture as well as diversified architecture style, My Son holy-land will be a treat for cultural and architecture lovers.

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