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MY SON BY BUS

DV-MS00-03

Tour length : 1/2 day(s)     Time : 08:00
Prices shown below may be subject to change due to single occupancy of room / departure date.

Prices of tour for children from 2 to under 6 of age is 75% of adult fare.
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Unit Price : 99,000 VND

08:00 Picking up at hotel (located within Hoi An City center only) or at TheSinhTourist Hoi An and departing for My Son Holy Land

10:00 Arriving at My Son and exploring the stunning ruins of the Champa Kingdom that were built around six centuries ago.

It comprises of many Champa temples, in a valley roughly two kilometers wide, surrounded by two mountain ranges. It was the site of religious ceremony of kings of the Champa dynasty, and was also a burial place of Champa royals and national heroes. In 1999, the My Son temple complex was recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Though the complex has been destroyed over time, there are still many majestic ancient ruins of temples in the area.

12:00 Returning to the bus and going back to Hoi An

13:45 Arriving back in Hoi An and the tour ends at TheSinhTourist Hoi An

(Guests arrange own transportation back to hotel)

Departure: 8:00AM        - End: 01:45PM (ETA)

INCLUDING:
  • Air conditioned bus / van / car
  • Guide
EXCLUDING:
  • All other services not mentioned in the above program
  • All meals and beverages unspecified in the above program
  • Personal expenses, travel insurance
  • Tips for tour guide and driver
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fee
NOTE
  • Bringing water, hats, sunblock and sunglasses
  • All fares & itineraries are correct at the time of printing and may be subject to change without prior notice
  • Clothes that cover up elbows and knees are recommended

My Son is a group of temple-towers of Cham people. With its great value, in December 1999, the complex of My Son Cham Towers has been recognised as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

Various researches by archaeologists and architects have revealed that at the beginning, there was only one small wooden temple built by King Bhadresvara I in late 4th century. In the 7th century, King Sambhuvarman had it rebuilt, using more durable materials From then on, successive Cham kings, when enthroned, had their temple-towers constructed as offerings to their gods. During seven centuries (7th to 14th century), such temple-towers mushroomed in My Son, turning this land into a cultural, and religious center of the Cham Kingdom.

My Son was a complex of constructions, including different temple-towers and stela in various architectural styles. French researchers listed some 70 temple-towers there. However, time and war together have taken their toll on these relics. Now, only 20 temple-towers remain almost intact. The rest have been reduced to ruins. These vestiges are valuable treasures of information for studying the development of Cham culture. During its seven centuries of development, Cham arts produced many works equal to masterpieces of the world. Though less impossing than the Angkor in Cambodia and less diversified than the Pagan site in Myanma, My Son is unique of its kind in Southeast Asia.

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