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The tower is situated in Vinh Hung Commune, Vinh Loi District, about 20km from Bac Lieu Town, Bac Lieu Province. The tower is the only structure in style of Angkor of Khmer people preserved in the Mekong Delta.
Vinh Hung Tower was found in 1911 and listed as one of the historical sites in the South. Vinh Hung Tower is also known as Luc Hien or Bhah Dhat Tower.
In the 20th century, archeologists found a stele engraved with Sanskrit in a pagoda next to the tower. The tower is built of bricks, which are so tight that we cannot see mortar between bricks. It is 8.9m high. Its base is rectangular with a side of 5.6m and the other of 6.9m. There are hand of a deity made of bronze, a lower part of bronze statue, a stone statue of the goddess, head of Buddha statue and many worshipping objects.
Monks in the tower pagoda chant twice a day at 4 am and 4 pm. Every year, local residents organize an anniversary on the 15th day of the first lunar month at the tower. A large number of Buddhists inside and outside Bac Lieu Province pilgrimage to the pagoda to pray for good things.
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