Explore the Ruin of My Son Sanctuary - Tour from Hoi An
- Duration: about 5 hours
- Departure: everyday (8:00 am - 1:00 pm)
- Pickup / Dropoff: hotels in center of Hoian
- Pickup at your hotel in Danang: +10 usd /person
• Entrance fees
• English or French speaking guide
My Son was used as a spiritual Center during the reign of the Champa. These ruins consist of 70 temples and other buildings located in the valle Hon Quap, along the River, in the jungle of the Quang Nam province in the center of Vietnam (40 km to the southwest of Hoi An).
70 Buildings of My Son are distributed in 5 different points covering a total of 142 hectares. Archaeologists have divided the constructions of My Son in 10 separate groups named with the letters of the alphabet, where the most important archaeological groups are groups B, C and D.
The passage of time and the bombing during the Vietnam War have deteriorated part of the structures that make My Son, fortunately 20 buildings have great condition.
My Son is a Hindu shrine of similar style temples Borobudur (Java, Indonesia), Pagan (Burma), Angkor (Cambodia) and Ayutthaya (Thailand), used to make sacred sacrificos Cham and also as a place of eternal rest of Kings and princesses Cham. The Cham reign before succumbing, My Son was buried and forgotten for centuries, until the year 1885 where it was discovered by the French.