Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, Da Nang

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Detailing the peculiar Hindu heritage of coastal Vietnam, Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture houses the largest collection of Cham artifacts in the world, with exquisite pieces ranging from the 2nd to 15th century CE. Featuring some 300 stone and terracotta pieces, the museum showcases masterpieces of Indic carving and architecture with elaborate ornaments rescued from Angkor Wat and My Son after a week of U.S. carpet bombing in August 1969. The 1919 French colonial building includes a large sculpture garden with highly ornate mythical creatures set in stone. Get one of the audio guides in English (you'll need to show ID), and afterwards browse souvenir replicas of altars and lingas. Make Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture a part of your Da Nang vacation plans using our Da Nang trip itinerary builder website.
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  • I couldn't believe how much of the Egypt culture is revealed in the Cham history. This is referring to their clothing, pottery during the same period of time. They also mummified their royalty in the....  more »
  • Prior to any visit to Vietnam, it is fundamental to learn a little bit about the "Champa" culture, as it is quite unknown to most of us in Western countries. The "Champa" was an "Indianised...  more »
  • this museum housing the largest exhibition of Cham sculpture in the world, displays Champa works of art ranging from the 7th to the 15th centuries.its collection even larger than My son's one.i...  more »
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  • this is the first time i come to the place like that. i just say wow when come here. Recomment hightly for you. Have a nice day!!!
  • Wellcome to Da Nang, this is a place to explore culture and human of cultural evolution
  • I was pleasantly surprised that the statues were well presented with interesting information in Vietnamese and English
  • Museum dedicated to the indigenous Cham people who lived very much under the Hinduism influence during the 7th to 15th centuries. This is the largest collection of Cham Sculpture in the world as it features more than 300 stone works & sculptures. The museum is situated by the Han River and within walking distance from the Dragon Bridge.
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