Quy Nhon is home to a beautiful collection of ruins that are the remnants of the Champa Kingdom apart from its beautiful beaches and ocean views.
A Brief History of Champa
The Cham ruins are dated back to the 11th century and scattered across Vietnam. They are often overlooked in itineraries at a Quy Nhon hotel but would make an excellent excursion for the whole family.
The Cham people were an indigenous people that ruled the kingdom of Vijaya which was north of Quy Nhon until their defeat in 1471.
Thap Doi Towers
Located 2 km from the city centre and driving distance from Anantara Quy Nhon Villas. It was constructed in the late 12th century. The towers stand side by side and are 20 metres and 18 metres respectively.
Banh It Towers
The Banh It towers are four beautifully restored towers overlooking the countryside. It is situated 15 km from the city centre and is more popular thanks to their placement.
The Vijaya Citadel was the capital of the Cham kingdom from the 11th century until 1471. It has been the site of many sackings, sieges and wars.
Canh Tien Tower
Canh Tien translates to fairy wings as the tower depicts a fairy ascending into the heavens if you look at it from a distance. The tower area is mostly not that popular with tourists so tends to be very peaceful to explore.