Truong Dong Temple

Truong Dong temple is located in Truong Dong Village, Vinh Truong district, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province. About 200 years ago, some residents from the northern provinces of Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh and Phu Yen migrated to the Binh Tan River area near Cua Be, which is currently Vinh Truong, Nha Trang.

Afterwards, the population became more crowded and they set up the Truong Dong village and built the temple. Truong Dong temple was built in the early nineteenth century. It was the place to worship the gods of boundary, the king of the south sea, the Five Elements and the elders. The temple is located on a flat land to the southwest with the Cu Huan Sea in the front and the Chut Mountain behind. It has an area of 1,124.9 m2, and includes many buildings: such as the gate and the temples of: elders, Thien Y and Cac Bac. The relics have preserved plenty of different types of valuable artifacts made of different  materials, such as: the 7 ordinances of the the Nguyen Dynasty, parallel sentences, ancient Vietnamese and Chinese documents, royal palanquin, gongs, drums and sacrificial costumes.

Every year, on the good day of February and October according to the lunar calendar, the villagers hold the traditional celebration. The temple is evidence of the existence of the Truong Dong village and the valuable heritage of the ancestors. Truong Dong temple is larger than the others of the same period, with 94 wooden columns and 47 frames. It has many delicate carvings as well. The Truong Đông temple is one of the most intact relics with the ancient architectural style of the Khanh Hoa and South Central Vietnam in the Nguyen dynasty.



Phu Vinh Ancient Village

Phu Vinh Ancient Village

Phu Vinh ancient village is located in Vinh Thanh commune, Khanh Hoa province about 6 km from Nha Trang city. The village has existed for more than 200 years and there are many ancient houses with the typical architecture of Central Vietnam.