po nagar cham towers (nha trang, 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