Cham tower complex Po Klong Garai in Ninh Thuan

The Po Klong Garai Cham Temple Towers located 7km west of the centre of Phan Rang city are beautiful and impressive say travellers— and the flowing Dinh River below makes the views more romantic.

Originally built as Hindu temples, they stand on a brick platform at the top of Cho’k Hala, a crumbly granite hill covered with some of the most ornery cacti the world has ever seen.

We’ve gathered here some images of this great travel getaway for your viewing pleasure.

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The complex consists of the Chinh (main), Lua (fire) and Cong (gate) towers

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Lua (fire) tower is more than 9 metres high

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Cong (gate) tower

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Chinh (main) tower is 20 metres high

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King of Champa Po Klong Garai (1151-1205) worshipped at Chinh (main) tower

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Ancient cay me trees are a focal point of the complex

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Cham people flock to the complex every October on the occasion of the Kate festival

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Displays of Cham people books, culture, daily tools and souvenirs at the foot of Trau hill

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Small Cham tower replicas sell for VND50,000-80,000 each

Source: VOV

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