President Ram Nath Kovind today visited My Son temple complex in Vietnam, which has Indian influence and houses Hindu deities like Krishna, Vishnu, and Shiva.
Kovind, who is in the Southeast Asian country on a three-day visit as part of his two-nation tour, also planted a tree sapling in the complex to mark his visit.
Kovind's next stop would be Australia.
MEA Spokesperson tweeted about President Kovind's visit today
#PresidentKovind visited My Son temple complex in #vietnam , which was the political and cultural capital of Champa Kingdom. The temple complex has Indian influence and houses Hindu deities like Krishna, Vishnu and Shiva. He planted a tree sapling to mark his visit pic.twitter.com/503Eh6cc58
Kovind also enjoyed local cultural performance at My Son temple
"Confluence of Civilisations! President Kovind appreciates the artefacts of Cham Museum in Da Nang city, Vietnam. Sculptures of Champa Kingdom are displayed there which are highly influenced by Hinduism," Kumar said. Kovind also enjoyed the local cultural performance at My Son temple complex.
The complex was constructed between 4th and 14th century AD
My Son is a cluster of abandoned and partially ruined Hindu temples in Vietnam, constructed between the 4th and the 14th century AD by the kings of Champa.
The complex is located near the village of Duy Phu in Quang Nam Province in Central Vietnam.
It is situated in a valley roughly two kilometers wide and surrounded by two mountain ranges.