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22 Jul

Hoi An to open new tourist spot of Nguyen Tuong family temple

Located at 18/2 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, next to Japanese Covered Bridge, Monument Ethnic Church of Nguyen Tuong has become a new tourist spot in the architectural complex of Ancient Town Hoi An – a World Cultural Heritage.

A new tourist spot of Nguyen Tuong Family Temple in Hoi An

The local people often call the Nguyen Tuong Family Temple “Ong Lon Palace” (Dinh Ông Lớn), which was built in the beginning of 19th century. The temple was recognized as a provincial historic, cultural and architectural vestige by the People’s Committee of Quang Nam. It is said that the Ong Lon Palace had been embellished in the 3rd Duy Tan year of 1909 and was renovated in 2005 by the State. Currently, it has been well-kept and preserved by the 10th descendants.

The Hoi An Culture and Sport Center in co-ordination with Nguyen Tuong’s descendants to improve and rearrange the worshiping space and the Tu Luc Van Doan’s Collections and Works, which build up a new Hoi An attraction for Vietnam literary art.