Marble Mountains - Cham museum (tour with group)

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MARBLE MOUNTAINS & CHAM MUSEUM TOUR

Marble mountain referred to as Ngu Hanh Son or Mountains of the Five Elements, consist of five marble mountains : Thuy Son (water ) which is the highest, Moc Son ( wood ), Kim Son ( metal ),Tho Son ( soil ), and Hoa Son ( fire ).They are located 12km to the west of Da Nang. Cham Museum was buitl in 1915 with the financial support of the French Far-East Research Institute in Viet Nam. At present, the museum displays approximately 300 sculptures, among which some are made from terracotta from the period between the 5th to 15th centuries. The works were collected from Cham temples and towers throughout Central Viet Nam, more specifically the area stretching from Quang Binh to Binh Thuan. All the sculptures are displayed in ten showrooms named after where the pieces were discovered. After viewing the pieces in the showrooms, you can visit outside exhibition spaces.

HALF-DAY PROGRAMME  08:00: the local guide pick up you at the hotel’s lobby and then depart for Ngu Hanh Son ( Moutains of the Five Elements ). Climb up Thuy Son ( Water ) by the stone stairs and enjoy the panoramic view of the nearby countryside, and visit Huyen Khong cave before entering Tam Thai and Linh Ung pagodas. take a rest at the foot of the mountain, where you can visit Non Nuoc stone village. here, you can see the local skillul sculptors creating many marble products which are exported to many countries worldwide. On the way to Da Nang, visit the Cham museum. 

13:00 : have a lunch before back to Hoi An .The end the tour.