po nagar cham towers (nha trang) - vietnam

Po Nagar Cham Towers (Nha Trang, Vietnam)

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2 thang 4 St, Vĩnh Phước, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa, Vietnam

Photos of the Po Nagar Cham Towers (Nha Trang, Vietnam)

Po Nagar is a Cham temple tower founded sometime before 781 A.­D.­ and located in the medieval principality of Kauthara, near modern Nha Trang in Vietnam.­ It is dedicated to Yan Po Nagar, the goddess of the country, who came to be identified with the Hindu goddesses Bhagavati and Mahishasuramardini, and who in Vietnamese is called Thiên Y Thánh Mâu.­

For more information on the Po Nagar Cham Towers, check this wikipedia article: en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Po_­nagar

Photos from of my 30-day trip around Vietnam in November 2005.­

You can also check these smaller selections of photos on selected subjects:

- Tribe people of Vietnam: A selection of my best photos of Tribe people from Northern Vietnam.­

- Markets of Vietnam.

- Tiết canh (raw blood soup).

- Road construction in Vietnam.

- Spaying a piglet.