Mỹ Sơn

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Mỹ Sơn ruins
Mỹ Sơn ruins. / Jean-Pierre Dalbéra, / CC BY 2.0
Ruins of a group of more than 70 Hindu temples built in the times of Champa Empire between the 4th and 14th century AD. This site serves as a kind of religious capital of Champa. Most of the heritage was destroyed by US bombing during the Vietnam War. Buildings in this temple city were very ornate and ruins provide rich knowledge about the art and architecture in Champa Empire.

Location, GPS coordinates:15.7661 N 108.1220 E
Categories:Abandoned cities and towns, Ancient cities and towns, Hindu shrines
Values:Archaeology, Architecture
Rating:4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5)
Where is located?Asia, Vietnam, South Central Coast, Quang Nam Province, Duy Xuyên District, Duy Phú

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Mỹ Sơn 15.766087, 108.122013 Mỹ SơnRuins of more than 70 Hindu temples built between the 4th and 14th century AD. A kind of religious capital for Champa.[usr 4.0]

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