via Vietnam Plus, 13 March 2020: Excavations in the Cat Tien archaeological site in the central highlands of Vietnam.
Large-scale excavations started at the Cat Tien archaeological site in Cat Tien district, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on March 12.
Jointly conducted by the provincial Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism and the Southern Institute of Social Sciences’ archaeology centre, the work is scheduled to last one year.
Discovered in 1985, the site is said to be the Holy Land of the Brahmin religion dating back to the 4th – 8th century AD. It covers an area of hundreds of hectares and stretches about 15km along the Dong Nai River.