Phu Dien Cham Tower in Vietnam sets world record

The ruins of Phu Dien Cham Tower in Thua Thien-Hue. (Image: pathsunwritten.com)

The Cham Tower was found in April 2001 in the coastal sand dunes of Phu Dien commune of Phu Vang district (Thua Thien-Hue). The construction was buried at a depth of 5-7 m in the sand.

The tower is 1 of the earliest remaining Champa brick buildings in the central area, relationship back again to the eighth century.

The Cham created religious towers to worship Hindu, and Phu Dien Tower is considered to be just one of the two misplaced these kinds of structures around the former imperial city of Hue. The other dropped structure is Lieu Coc Tower.

The Phu Dien construction is of good scientific and historic values as Yoni stone items, ceramic vases and other things found inside the tower are regular artifacts for the worship of the Cham men and women in the previous.

For its historic values, the Ministry of Lifestyle, Sports and Tourism stated Phu Dien Tower as a national architectural monument in December 2001. The Vietnam Documents Firm (VietKings) set a Vietnamese history for Phu Dien Tower in March 2022.

3 months later on the World Data Union (WorldKings) also determined to established a planet report for the structure as the historic Cham tower buried deep in the coastal sand dunes was unearthed and preserved 1st in the earth.

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