When traveling in Da Nang, visitors not only can go to well-known palaces but also can visit cultural and historical places. Cham Sculpture Art Museum is a must-go historical destination.
The only Champa imprint preservation place
Cham museum was built under the auspices of the French Far East Institute in 1915. Until 1936, the museum was extended and inaugurated in 1939.
Champ Museum designed in Champ architecture. Display rooms are shaded in white. Ornamental patterns are simple but charming and spontaneous. The entire building architecture was originally remained even though it underwent two expansions.
The artifacts here are divided into 10 sections corresponding to their origins as Tra Kieu, Quang Tri, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, My Son, Dong Duong, Thap Mam, My Son, Kom Tom, and Quang Binh to facilitate visitors to admire. Each section has its own uniqueness and expresses typical regional culture.
Visitors can be lost in the golden age of innovative unique Cham sculpture art. These artworks convey vivid and true images of ancient religious symbols as well as mystical spiritual world.
Despite of being deeply influenced by Indian architecture and sculpture, ancient Cham people could still express their religions and lives by their own senses. This refraction creates a particular, intimate, spiritual, familiar, unique and exquisite beauty.
Especially, visitors can enjoy Cham dance at the museum courtyard. Cham Museum will help you understand more about the culture, religion and beliefs of Cham people. What’s an interesting, useful place.