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Po Nagar Cham is a complex of temple towers on Cu Lao hill, 2 km north from the city of Nha Trang
, in Vietnam
. Po Nagar Cham was created gradually, from the 8th till the 13th century, at the place of an old Hindu pilgrimage site. Only four of the original eight temple towers survived. The highest tower of Po Nagar Cham complex is the 25 m high tower built in honor of the goddess of earth - Yan Po Nagar. In the centre of the tower, there is a stone statue of the goddess. This statue is 1.2 m high, and it has 10 hands, each holding a symbolic object representing her wisdom and power.
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