Photo: Po Ro Me, Phan Rang.

Things to see and do

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8km from Phan Rang

Eight kilometres from Phan Rang is a collection of ancient towers built by the Cham people roundabout the turn of the 13th century. The towers were built to honor a Cham king who was known for his good works for the people. Phan Rang-Thap Cham was the last capital of the Cham kingdom before it was conquered by the ethnic Vietnamese, so the spot holds a lot of significance for the ethnic Cham who ... Read more about Po Klong Garai Cham Tower .

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Around 24km from Phan Rang

This tower is not nearly as easy to get to as Po Klong Garai, but that's what makes it worthwhile. It's a single tower set on an isolated hill in the middle of a vast lowland ringed by high hills. It's a stunning location, and once there we wanted to hang around for a while just to soak up the view. It's a great place to head on a motorbike if you can manage to rent one in Phan Rang or if you ... Read more about Po Ro Me Cham Tower .

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Around 10km from Phan Rang

On the way to Po Ro Me, we highly recommend a stop at the two craft villages in the town of Phuoc Don, 10km from Phan Rang. Bau Truc is known for its earthen-ware pottery and sculpture, the design of which is part of Cham people's cultural tradition. There's a line of pottery shops all along the same road, and each one is a little different and worth a look. The pots are made by hand, without ... Read more about Bau Truc and My Nhiep Craft Villages .

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19km from Phan Rang

Nineteen kilometres from Phan Rang there's a Buddhist temple in a remote location, nestled up against the hillside. It's still something of a work-in-progress -- on our visit they were developing the grounds with Buddhist statuary and seemed to be blocking out space for a lot more to come. The temple itself is not very old, but its chief virtue is that it's a working temple, not a relic, and a ... Read more about Tra Cang Temple .



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Where to next?

Where are you planning on heading to after Phan Rang Thap Cham? Here are some spots commonly visited from here, or click here to see a full destination list for Vietnam.


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