via Vietnam Plus, 25 November 2023: The via Vietnam Plus, 25 November 2023: The Museum of Cham Sculpture in Da Nang, showcasing Cham culture and art from the 5th to 15th century, has been recognized as a historical relic site. Housing thousands of artifacts, including six national treasures and unique displays of Cham towers and French architecture, the museum plays a vital role in preserving and promoting the region’s ancient heritage.
The Museum of Cham Sculpture of Da Nang has been recognised as a historical relic site of the city, as it opens the Cham Culture showroom creating diversified exhibits and arts space for tourism attraction.
The museum said the recognition show the local government’s high appreciation of the value of the most visited site in the tourism hub, featuring a unique display of typical sculpture and artworks of Cham culture from the 5th to 15th century.
The museum, situated on the west bank of the Hàn River, was built in late 1915 with a big contribution from Henri Parmentier, a prominent archaeologist with the L’Ecole Francaise d’Extreme Orient (the Far East Archaeological Research Institute) in Hanoi.