Hoi An, the Central of Vietnam has a reputation for a great number of museums and traditional villages, representing distinct Vietnam’s identity. Welcome to Sa Huynh Culture Museum – one of the most well-known museums for storing countless precious and valuable artifacts as well as materials involving historic Sa Huynh Culture.
Located at 149 Tran Phu Street, Hoi An Town, Sa Huynh Culture Museum is a living edition fully reflecting unique Sa Huynh Culture dating back 2,000 years ago. Sa Huynh Culture Museum today is regarded as the largest collection of Sa Huynh culture.
Having experienced for more than 5,000 years, Sa Huynh culture ranges from the Iron Age existing in provinces in Quang Binh province to South Central Coast and Central Highlands. Thus, it is such an amazing place to explore the unique values of tradition and culture here. With a trip to Sa Huynh Culture Museum, you can catch a glimpse of distinct architectural style, being home to countless versions and originals unearthed by archaeologists. What’s more, it would be a great idea to have an insight into precious and valuable antiques which were discovered in Duy Xuyen District with high scientific values.
One of the highlights that Sa Huynh Culture Museum offers is a collection of burial jar which used to be used by the prehistoric Champa kingdom for the purpose of burial. In addition to the wonderful ancient jar, the museum also exhibits archaeological works and valuable artifacts represented by god statues of Garuda, Makara, Nadin and so on. All reflects the unique beauty of Cham culture and tradition, thereby having a deeper understanding of the ancient people’s lives.
Additionally, do not miss the chance to admire such a great selection of ceramic housewares, onyx rings, copper axes and iron axes varying in shapes and sizes. One more amazing artifact from Western Han Dynasty is the bronze mirror portraying distinct cultural patterns of the tribe in the past as well as symbolizing their power.
Sa Huynh Culture Museum is so appealing that should not be missed. Therefore, fill your trip with an discovery of long-lasting history and culture of Sa Huynh to understand more about one of the most unique and long-established ancient culture of prehistoric Vietnam.