Po Sah Inư Cham tower heritage

About 6km away from Phan Thiet city center on the way to Mui Ne – Hon Rom resorts, tourists can see Po Sah Inu Cham tower superbly, meditatively standing on the hill top, next to the Prince Palace Heritage. This tower, which has undergone historic ups and downs over the past period of time, still exist relatively undamaged and remained original.
Po Sah Inu Cham tower group were constructed in the middle of 18th century to worship Shiva God, including three tower: Tower A, 16m tall, tower B, 13m, and Tower C, 5m. Between Tower A is an altar of  Linga – Yoni made of slippery stones, a symbol of men and women’s private parts, most sacred things of Cham people who desired to maintain and develop their ntion. According to the legend, Tower C is a place to worship the fire God, and also where pilgrims were waiting before going to the  main tower, Tower B is where to worship the Cow God Nandin. However, this statue does not exist any more.

The tower are Square, three – storey that are gradually narrow to the top. The wall columns of the towers are cylinder shaped, belonging to the artistic style of Hoa Lai tower  group. All of the main doors of towers face to the East, which, according to cham people, are the directions of deities. Po Sah Inu Cham tower was classified as a National heritage on August 3, 1991 by the Ministry of Culture – Information.

Every day, the management board of  Po Sah Inu Cham tower group opens its door to receive guests from different regions to see its old beauty filled with artistic, mysteries about Cham people’s construction arts. Po Sah Inu tower is not only a pride of cham people, but it helps to enrich Vietnam’s cultural and historic treasure generally, as well as that of Binh Thuan’ specifically.


 Binh Thuan tourist guide