Buondon

Buon Don
Buon Don is located northwest of Da Lat near the Sereport river, close to the Cambodian border, approximately 55 km from Buon Me Thuot. Buon Don is well- known as the native land of elephant hunters and trainers throughout Southeast Asia.

Visitor to Buon Me Thuot can see big wooden town houses, meticulously chiselled and carved. There are also wooden stilt houses brightly decorated with red paint. The prosperity brought by the international trading can be observed at the location of the 13th century .Cham towers next to tombs of ancient rich and powerful tribal chiefs whose influence and wealth spread by words of mouth as far as Myanmar, India and France.

Nowadays, visitor to Buon Don will still have a chance to make contact with courageous young men sitting on the back of domesticated elephants.

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