Ancient tombs reflect cultural exchange


Cross-cultural gravesite: A local resident takes care of tomb of Banjiro, in 1665, in her garden in Hoi An.

VNN – The tombs of families of Japanese traders who died in Hoi An in the 17th century have been cared for by generations of local people. They have become a cross-cultural project for researchers from the two countries. Hoai Nam reports.

Vietnamese and Japanese cultural researchers from Hoi An’s Centre for Cultural Heritage Management Preservation and Japanese universities have been seeking the families of three Japanese traders who died and were buried in Hoi An in the 17th century.

Their tombs, which have been preserved by local people in Cam Chau Commune, attracts Japanese residents and tourists. Tiếp tục đọc “Ancient tombs reflect cultural exchange”