On September 16, 2017, the ILOVENHATRANG.COM Community organized a study tour to learn about the ancient historic buildings in Nha Trang city.
1. Thanh Co Dien Khanh
Thanh Co Dien Khanh is a national historical monument of Nha Trang is preserved, this is one of the tourist attractions in Nha Trang because of its rich history and ancient beauty.
Thanh Co Dien Khanh is about ten kilometers west of Nha Trang city, built 216 years ago, under Nguyen Anh (in 1793). The citadel is covered with earth, length is 2,693m; Initially, there were six entrances but now there are only four gates and have been restored many times. In 1988, Dien Khanh Ancient Town was recognized as a national historical monument. This is one of the famous tourist attractions of Nha Trang Khanh Hoa
Thanh Co Dien Khanh Nha Trang is a military architecture style Vauban, a popular military model in the 17th – 18th century in Western Europe. With a total area of about 36,000 m².
Thanh Co Dien Khanh ancient monument on the inside of the wall is 25m wide, from the heart. Of which 10m is planned to make a run around the wall of the ancient wall; The remaining area is to plant trees to protect the leg and create the landscape. In the outer part of the city, the current planning, with a minimum distance of 30m; The larger the area is, the more likely it is that it will remain intact and will flexibly adjust to residential boundaries. On the outskirts of the trench, the planning to open a 3m wide road.
The walls of Dien Khanh are hexagonal but uneven, with a circumference of 2,693 m by earth, about 3.5 m high. On each side, the wall is divided into several bands, so the angle of the wall does not rise out but still ensure the two sides.
The exterior of the wall is almost upright, the interior is comfortable and is covered in two steps, creating a convenient transportation roadside. Initially, there were 6 gates (gate), but now there are only 4 gates east – west – Tien (south) – Hau (north). According to the old documents, inside the city there are many unique architecture such as royal palace, flagpole, royal residence, court of justice, warehouse.
Each gate is about 17m wide, 4.5m high with 2 floors with arc-shaped construction. Outside the city has a depth of 3 to 5 m, wide from 20 to 30 m surrounding the Cai River. Surrounded by bamboo, there are thick bamboo beds, very solid.
From the direction of National Highway 1, there is a monolithic road linking the east and west sides of the city. About 200 m from the West Gate, is Ha Dua Church. It is believed to have been built by missionaries in the 1800s and the bell tower was built in 1917 by the French.
2. Ha Dua Church
Have a chance to visit Dien Khanh, after the East Gate and West Gate of Dien Khanh (a historical vestige built by General Vo Tanh more than a century ago to fight the Tay Son), then along route 2 to the west about. Over 100m, across Ha Dua bridge, will see an ancient church, it is Ha Dua Parish Church.
Ha Dua parish is one of the past parishes, most of the parishioners from the northern provinces such as Quang Nam, Quang Ngai, Binh Dinh, Phu Yen in the Nguyen Dynasty. See more 5 days 4 nights tour to Nha Trang to discover more interesting destinations.
Ha Dua does not understand this term ever and in the context of history, but according to legends, the two banks of the river all kinds of coconut water should be named Ha Coco, which is coconut or land. Coconut water (Ha is the river, coconut is coconut).
Ha Dua ancient church with the church of Cay Vong in Ha Gai (now in Dien Lam Commune) some relics are still in the lands he Lap, the inside of Nguyen Ban, after arson to move to the new currently belongs to Truong Thanh village.
The first chapel was established on the present site but it was definitely before Vo Tanh was built in Khanh Hoa and in 1870, Geffroy recreated the style of East Asia, small but beautiful, there are The gateway door like Cua Thanh.
The visible church was built in two periods:
– Firstly, in 1893, by Father Ngoan (Saulcoy), he mobilized the parishioners to cut timber, sent them to Song Village and Kim Chau for carving, Cha Nhuan drew diagrams.
– In 1917, Salomez built a bell tower, closed the church, and made a parish. In 1924 Guéno arrived, expanded the church, built the city, bought two bells and in 1932 brought two bells to the tower.
Have a chance to visit Dien Khanh, after the East Gate and West Gate of Dien Khanh (a historical vestige built by General Vo Tanh more than a century ago to fight the Tay Son), then along route 2 to the west about. over 100m, across Ha Dua bridge. Go to Nha Trang you visit this famous Ha Dua church. Wish you happy travel.
3. Tong Lam Lo Son Temple
The center of Nha Trang about 15km along the road through Vinh Phuong is to Da Lo Mountain, Vinh Phuong. Tong Lam is located at Da Lo Mountain, Nhu Xuan Village, Vinh Phuong Commune, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province, also known as Da Lo Pagoda, was founded by the late Venerable Thich Chanh Ky. The late Buddhist monk Khanh Hoa came to Khai Khai to paint the carpentry in the year of Mau Tuat (1957). Initially, the pagoda was erected by simple rustic roofs, and was named by the Khanh Hoa Sangha as:
After 10 years of construction, with the cost of over 20 billion Tong Lam Lo Son spirituality has completed including the Great Power Palace, the road, the spiritual home, Quan Yin, Maitreya Buddha, Deer Park, lecture Road, the staff, the room, the guest house, the primary school of Buddhism, especially Amitabha Buddha statue 44 meters high exposure, is set the highest record in Vietnam, the width of 14m. The 37-meter-long statue of Buddha, standing on a lotus floating in the middle of nowhere, below which the waves of the husband and wife drowned, his eyes looking away, his left hand raised to his chest, his right hand Come down as ready to touch people are immersed in the suffering, rivers of love.