Travel Services in VietnamTravel Vietnam
Information about Vietnam tours

Thap Ba - Po Nagar Festival

Bookmark and Share
HTML clipboard

Time: 20th to the 23rd day of the third lunar month.
Place: Vinh Phuoc Ward, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province.
Objects of worship: The Goddess of the Region (the Cham).
Characteristics: Rites: washing statue and clothes changing, offering dance to Goddess, ghe racing, boi singing at night.
The Po Nagar Festival is biggest religious festival in the region, is held at Po Nagar Tower which located on the hill near the mouth of Cai River, north of Nha Trang City. The festival is organize to commemorate the Mother of the Region who according to Cham legends, created the homeland, maintained race, discoed rice tree, taught people how to cultivate. The Goddess of the Cham had become the Goddess of the Vietnamese inhabitants .The festival involves the singing and dancing to welcome people, stage performance and many fun games take place joyfully in the front of the main temple.

Source: VNAT

Nha Trang in War Time
Vo Canh Steal
Tran Quy Cap Temple
Po Nagar Cham Towers
Phu Cang Communal House
Long Son Pagoda
Khanh Hoa Provincial Museum
Institute of Oceanography
Dien Khanh Temple of Literature
Dien Khanh Citadel
Am Chua Temple
Alexandre Yersin Memorial Sites
Van Phong Bay
Tru Beach
Tri Nguyen Fish Lake
Thap Ba Hot Spring Centre
Tam Island
Nha Phu Marsh
Hon Mun Island
Hon Chong (Chong Rocks)
Fairies' Stream
Doc Let Beach
Dai Lanh Beach
Con Se Tre Tourist Site
Cam Ranh Bay
Ca Ong Worshipping Festival (Cau Ngu Festival)
Khanh Son Stone Instrument
Thap Ba - Po Nagar Festival
Ba Ho Spring