Van Thuy Tu Temple


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Van Thuy Tu (Thuy Tu Temple) is located on Ngu Ong (fisherman) Road in Duc Thang Precinct, Phan Thiet City. Thu Tu fisherman built it in 1762 to worship the Whale. Its architecture is in the shape of the Tam (third “ ”) letter with its front side facing East. At first, it was built near Van estuary close to the coast. There are nearly 100 whale skeletons and other species of fish of the same family are worshipped, more than half of which are 100-150 years old. In the framework of the temple, there is a large burial ground for dead whales, which sometimes get stranded on the shore. Van Thuy Tu is one of the ancient relics having many high by the Nguyen Kings.

 

 

Thuy Tu Temple
Thuy Tu Temple
 

Part of whale skeleton kept in Van Thuy Tu
Part of whale skeleton kept in Van Thuy Tu

 

Source: binhthuan.gov.vn

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