My Khanh tower
  
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My Khanh tower
My Khanh tower
My Khanh tower is situated in My Khanh hamlet, Phu Dien commune, Phu Vang district, Thua Thien Hue province.

Discovered on April 18th, 2001, My Khanh tower was surveyed by Thua Thien Hue General Museum on May 3rd, 2001. On June 29th, 2001, Ministry of Culture and Information promulgated Decision 1533/QD-BVHTT allowing Thua Thien Hue Department of Culture and Information and Archaeology Institute to excavate from September 5th to September 21st, 2001.


The tower was found at the middle of white sand

 My Khanh tower is a rectangular construction which is 8,22m long and 7,12m wide found in the middle of white coastal sand, 5m underground. It is considered as one of the few Cham towers in Vietnam discovered in such a location. As assessed by experts, the history of this tower dates back to 750+-40 of the 8th century. Classified as one of Champa draft towers, the tower gets smaller and smaller from bottom to top.

My Khanh tower was recognized as national relic on Decision 52/2001QD-BVHTT dated December 28th, 2001.

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