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"Ngo Junk" Museum of Ethnology Tip by Willettsworld

Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi: 43 reviews and 119 photos

 
 

This junk of the Khmer people was brought from Tam Soc Temple in My Tu district to the museum in May 2008. It's 25m long with a maximum width of 1.37m and is made of sao wood. Ngo junks are used in races during the moon worshipping festival which is held annually on the 15th October. This junk has 26 pairs of oars for 52 rowers and won 14 out of 18 races.

Address: Nguy?n V?n Huyên, Ngh?a ?ô, C?u Gi?y,
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  • Written May 15, 2010
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