Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham Tower

Although the ancient Kingdom of Champa has disappeared for a long time, the unique architecture that they still remains still makes people sobbing and surprised. Typical of which is the famous relic cluster of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham Tower.

Introduction to the Poshanu Cham Tower

Poshanu Cham Tower or Cham Pho Hai Tower, Po Sah Inu is a tower complex located in the Ong Hoang relic area - where the famous poetic love story of Han Mac Tu poet and his daughter, Mong Cam, is located. on Ba Nai hill, Phu Hai ward, about 7km northeast of Phan Thiet city center, Binh Thuan province, built around the end of the 8th century and early 9th century, to worship Shiva - the The powerful god of Hinduism is revered and revered by the Indians and the Cham.

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerThe tower is placed in an open space (Photo @nhungrossie)

 

By the 15th century, the tower complex was built with a number of small temples with simpler architecture to worship Princess Poshanu - the son of King Para Chanh - who taught the people at that time how to grow wet rice, weave land. Cam, breeding, ... That's why the name Poshanu of the tower was born.

In the period from 1992 to 2000, in the renovation and reconstruction, archaeologists discovered, in addition to the three main towers, the Poshanu Phan Thiet tower relic cluster also has a large temple. has been buried deep underground for more than 300 years. 

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerAttracting a lot of tourists to visit (Photo @ daitrang153)

 

With delicate and unique traditional architectural artistic lines, clearly preserving the flourishing development period of the Champa kingdom, in 1991, this place was approved by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. ranked as a national level architectural monument.

 

Poshanu Cham Tower - the quintessence of architectural art of the Cham people

The first impression when seeing Poshanu Cham Tower is the unique Hoa Lai architectural style - one of the classics that distills the most impressive quintessence of the ancient Champa.

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerUnique architecture (Photo @ ki_ang_99)

 

The entire tower cluster was built with red-fired Cham bricks, grafted together without seeing a mortar circuit - a typical style of the Cham that until now scientists have not been able to explain why. they can do that special thing again.

The four sides of the tower are designed in a square shape, the higher the tower is, the smaller the shape of the tower is, the doors are arched with delicate patterns carved on the surface ... Time has passed, but it still retains quite the integrity and clarity of the images.

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerThe bricks are cleverly laid out (Photo @ chang.chengcheng)

 

This top-notch architecture and is considered a symbol of the Kingdom of Champa not only appears here, but can also be found in many other famous works such as Poklong Garai Cham Tower , My Son Sanctuary, Tower Po Dam ...

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerSimilar architecture of Poklong Garai Tower (Photo @giathilinh)

 

Poshanu Binh Thuan Cham Tower includes 3 towers. The largest tower or the main tower is located in the middle 15m high, with one main door facing the East as the residence of the gods and 3 fake doors in the other 3 directions.

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerThe main tower stands tall on a hill (Photo @ noratran1995)

 

Moreover, this tower is also designed with 3 floors, each floor is decorated with flowers and exotic figures dense carved on the surface of the brick. Inside the tower, the real life part of Linga - Yoni is worshiped with monolithic blue stone - the most sacred mascot in the Hindu temples.

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerDesigned with 3 floors with fine details (Photo @ thuytrang277)

 

Located right next to the tower is the tower worshiping the God of Fire, so it looks very similar to the image of the kitchen from afar. It is not only the smallest size, only 4m high, but the architecture and decorative features are also simpler. Even, due to the erosion of nature, the tower is now quite damaged and the patterns and motifs have also faded away, leaving only the original lines.

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerThe tower is worshiping a small fire god like a kitchen (Photo @thuphuongggg_)

 

In the far north is the tower worshiping Ox Nandin - the riding mascot of Shiva. The tower is about 12m high, with the same architecture as the main tower, but streamlined in detail so that the overall is harmonious. 

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerTower B has a similar design to the main building (Photo @ daitrang153)

 

It can be said that, after so many events, no matter how many works were destroyed or buried, the Poshanu Cham Tower still stood there as an iron proof for the ingenuity in construction architecture of the Cham people. neck.

Interesting experience at Poshanu Cham Tower

With only 10,000 VND for domestic customers and 15,000 VND for international visitors, you can admire this unique architecture and get extremely "unique" extremely "quality" photos to refresh your instagram. and know.

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerAmazing virtual living corner (Photo @ ki_ang_99)

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerThe picture is guaranteed to shimmer (Photo @thuphuongggg_)

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerShe was so beautiful that she couldn't take her eyes off (Photo @nhungrossie)

 

Especially, if you come here on the right occasion of the festival, you can also immerse yourself in the joyful and bustling atmosphere of the local Cham with the rhythmic and flexible dances of the Cham girls in gorgeous dresses and dresses. This is combined with traditional musical instruments such as: Kanhi, Ginang, Paranưng, Xaranai, Grong (rattles),… will make sure to make you entertain your heart.

 

Discover the mysterious beauty of Poshanu Phan Thiet Cham TowerScenes of the people rehearsing for the festival (Photo @sveta_dudkinna)

 

You can also join the people here to offer offerings to the gods to pray for luck, happiness and well-being for yourself and your family.

Festivities that you should definitely not miss: Kate Festival - takes place on July 1 every year according to the Cham calendar (ie September or October), Rija Nưga festival, Poh Mbang Yang (similar Lunar New Year of the Vietnamese) - held in early January of the Cham calendar, or the ceremony to pray for the rain and pray for peace of the Cham ...

If you love the ancient Champa features, love the culminating art of architecture and sculpture of this period, go right to the Poshanu Cham Tower to satisfy that passion.

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