Southern archeological site to be restored

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2 April 2007 (Thanh Nien News) – The Cat Tien archaeological site is set to be restored and proposed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Southern archeological site to be restored

Vietnamese authorities have decided to invest VND2 billion (US$ 125,000) in restoring an archeological site in the south that boasts brick temples and tombs from the Cham culture.

The Lam Dong province’s Department of Culture and Information has decided the money is to be spent in the second quarter of this year on constructing roofs over 10 excavation areas – believed to be over a thousand years old – on the Cat Tien archaeological site.

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