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Old 11-02-2009, 01:17 AM   #1
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Danang City Tour & My Son Holly Land full day trip

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Danang City Tour & My Son Holly Land full day trip
Departure: From Danang. Date upon request
Duration: A Day Trip
Tour Code: DH - DT03
Highlights: Danang , My Son Holly Land , Marble Mountains , Cham Museum
My Son, located 69 km southwest of Danang, was an imperial city during the Cham dynasty, and 75km far from Hoi An. My Son is the former capital of the ancient Cham civilization that ruled Central Vietnam from the second to the thirteenth century

Itinerary :

After breakfast at the hotel, we will take Danang City tour, visit Marble Mountains, which stands for the majestic granite mountains adjacent to the shore. It was rumored that this was an eggshell of the dragon king lejt behind after the birth of a beautijul princess. At the beginning of the 19th century, King Gia Long when passing by this region named these mountains after the name of the five elements : Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth.
When you pass 157 stone steps to get the pagoda, an imposing panorama is displayed impressively. It has been major pilgrimage site since Cham times and an ideal base for guerillas during the wor, with its commanding views of Da Nang Bay.
Visitors will be attaracted strongly by many beautijul caves in the mountain of Water.

From Marble Mountains, heading for Da Nang, you will reach Cham museum after 15 minutes by car. After the My Son ancient tower complex was discovered, many of its artifacts, especially statues of female dancers and genies worshipped by the Cham people at the Cham Architecture Museum in Da Nang city. Although ther are not may remnants left, thhose that remain display the typical sculptural works of cultural value of the Cham nationlity. Furthermore, they are vivid proof, confirming the history of a nantionality living within the Vietnamese comminity boasyting of a rich cultural tradtion. Cham Museum is founded in 1915 by the Ecole Francais d'Extreme Orient, the open- air collection of Cham sculpture is the finest in the world. Many of the sandstone carvings (altars, lingas, garudas, ganeshas, and image of Shiva, Brahma and Vishnu) are breakthtaking : making this a place you can easily visit again and again.

Having lunch at the local restaurance at Danang city before transfering to My Son Holy Land.
My Son is located in the heart of valley – surrounded by mountain ranges that are natural boundaries with the Duy Phu village, Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province. Thanks to the letters in the letters in the oldest steles of the 4th century by which was excavated at My Son that King Bhadresvara had built a temple for offering to the Gold Siva Bhadresvara. It was in wood and completely destroyed by ifre in the 6th century. In earlier 7th century, King Sambhuvarman rebuilt the temple of bricks and aggregates. Since then, more than 70 similar temples had been built up to the 13th century.

Let our guide show you the natural beauty of the surroundings, you willl be inspired by My Son which called “ The Angkor Wat of Vietnam”
Please contact us for up date price

Include :
- Private tour
- Private car for transportation
- Pick up and drop off you at your hotel
- Engligh speaking guide (language upon request)
- Lunch
- Entrance fee

Exclude :
- Drinks and other meals,
- Insurance, tip for tour guide & driver,
- Your expenses
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