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Quy nhon

Being the cradle of the classic theatre "Tuong" and the martial art of Viet Nam, it used to be the important commercial centre of exchanging trade with China. The ancient capital of the Cham Tra Ban (1000-1471) is located 26 km far from Quy Nhon. Nowadays Quy Nhon is famous for its local products like bird's nests. The province has quite many Cham towers like Banh It Towers... The sandy beach here is good and right in the town.

Banh It Towers

Banh It Towers are 25 km away from Quy Nhon, include total four towers, also called Thap Bac meaning Silver Towers. The main tower is 22m high.

Standing by Banh It Towers, visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of this very fertile countryside.

Duong Long Towers

Duong Long Towersof the Cham, also called Thap Nga meaning Ivory Towers, is located 50 km from Quy Nhon, 8 km from Cha Ban. It is a group of three towers. The central one is 24 m high. The two others are 22m high. The largest one is embellished with granite ornamentation representing Naga and Elephants. This tower complex is one of the most beautiful in Central Viet Nam.

Quang Trung Museum

Quang Trung Museum is dedicated Nguyen Hue, a national hero of the 18th century. It was built in his native land of Kien My village in Tay Son district, 45 km from Quy Nhon, and 5 km off the highway.

Nguyen Hue was one of three brothers who led Tay Son Insurrection. In 1788, he led his troops from Phu Xuan (Hue) to the North. It took them 35 days to reach Thang Long (Ha Noi), where they defeated 290,000 Qing invaders, thereby liberating the royal capital. He declared himself Emperor Quang Trung the same year.

On visiting Quang Trung Museum, one will enjoy music and Vo Tay Son demonstrations, a traditional martial art of Binh Dinh.