Hoi An to My Son Sanctuary By Car
Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
Hoi An, Quang Nam, Vietnam
Hoi An to My Son Sanctuary by private car is a reliable, flexible, and comfortable tour to explore My Son Sanctuary with an English-speaking driver. Hoi An to My Son Sanctuary distance is about 40km and it takes us around an hour and 10 minutes to get there by car.
Hoi An was the largest international trading port in Vietnam and an important place on the Silk Road of the world from the 16th century. There were a lot of Chinese, and Japanese businessmen settled down in Hoi An so it is a mixture of the 3 country’s cultures.
My Son Holy Land was the worshiping area of the Champa Kingdom in Vietnam from the 4th to the 13th centuries. In 1999, the My Son relic of Vietnam was recognized by UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage. MySon is such a great place in central Vietnam to explore and learn more about the building techniques and architecture of the ancient Cham people, a must-visit destination on the planet.
During your lovely stay in Hoi An, you may be interested in our Hoi An Tours, Hoi An private cars to visit other attractions such as
If you stay in other destinations such as Da Nang or Hue City, you also can book our private services to admire the sanctuary of the Champa Kindom.
Following your requested time, our English-speaking driver will pick you up at your hotel/homestay in Hoi An. We start the trip from Hoi An to My Son Sanctuary by car. Because this is your private car service so along the way to My Son if you need anything, our driver will be happy to help you.
Moreover, you also can choose the departure time, as long as you feel convenient but we recommend the early morning or late afternoon departure to skip the crowds and the heat of the weather.
There are more than 70 temples and towers with typical styles for each historical period of the Kingdom of Champa. The architectural styles here are the following 6 categories: ancient style, Hoa Lai, Dong Duong; My Son, Po Nagar, and the style of Binh Dinh. Most of the buildings in My Son are influenced by Hinduism.
In this wonderful Hoi An to My Son Sanctuary private car, you should get a local guide who will tell you some important knowledge about My Son Holyland such as
The My Son Sanctuary includes many different tower clusters; each of these towers has a main tower (called Kalan) and many smaller sub-towers surrounding it.
The peaks of temples and towers are pyramids, symbols of Mount Meru, the residence of Hindu gods. The tower gate turns to the east to receive sunlight. The outside wall is beautiful with S-shaped leaves. The decorations are sandstone sculptures of Makara (the mythical beast with a long spout and sharp fangs); Apsara dancers, lions, elephants, Garuda birds, and prayer man statues.
Decorative statues are arranged closely together and to this day, there is no research to determine what the glue is. My Son Sanctuary Quang Nam not only shows the masterpiece marked by Champa architecture but also the culture of Southeast Asia.
Our local guide will tell you more about the Champa Kingdom’s history through interesting ancient stories and some mysterious secrets. Plus, by visiting My Son Sanctuary, you will have a chance to enjoy the Apsara dance, a kind of royal dance of the Cham people offer to Gods and Kings.
Then, you will have free time to enjoy the sanctuary by yourself and a chance to take some excellent photos before we head back to the parking lot and take our Hoi An private car will transfer you back to your hotel in Hoi An. We finish the Hoi An to My Son Sanctuary by private car. Culture Pham Travel wishes you have a wonderful experience with us.
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