(QNO) - The project on conservation and restoration of My Son Sanctuary, a UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage in Duy Xuyen district, Quang Nam province has been carried out since 2016 under the Memorandum of Understanding between Vietnam and India. The project lasts 5 years (2016 - 2021) and costs more than VND60 billion including VND50 billion sponsored by the Government of India. After 2 years of implementation, the first phase of the project has just been completed. There were 275 objects of Champa sculpture found.
|The towers K and H in My Son Sanctuary|
My Son Sanctuary is considered as one of the most important complexes of Hindu temples in Southeast Asia and an important Cham cultural heritage in Vietnam. My Son was recognized as a World Cultural Heritage by UNESCO in 1999. It is an archaeological complex of diverse architectural styles that have existed for thousands of years. My Son Sanctuary is surrounded by a unique natural landscape. However, the towers K, H, and G have been downgraded severely.
|Part of the tower is being restored.|
Over the past years, thanks to the assistance of international organizations such as Lerici, ILO, MAG, JICA, ASIANA, UNESCO Hanoi and the Governments of Italy, India, Japan…many items at My Son Sanctuary have been gradually restored, attractive to tourists around the world.
|Archaeological work in My Son Sanctuary|