Tomb of the King hunting elephants
Tomb of the King hunting elephants
Tomb of the King hunting elephants
Tomb of the King hunting elephants
Tomb of the King hunting elephants
Tomb of the King hunting elephants
Tomb of the King hunting elephants

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Price: Free

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Time to visit a place: 120 phút

Open Time: 7:00 AM - Close Time: 6:00 PM

Email: movuasanbatvoi@gmail.com

Address: Xã Krông Na, Huyện Buôn Đôn, Tỉnh Đắk Lắk

The tomb of the King hunting and catching Elephant or Khunjunob headquarter is a very famous Dak Lak attraction, located in Buon Don district. This is a tomb of a powerful chief and was respected by people all over the area, who was born in Buon Don, and had great merits in the first time creating and developing the hunting and taming of forest elephants here. Visiting this tomb, you will hear about the king khunjunob born in 1828, famous for capturing hundreds of elephants, famous for being the white elephant that he brought to the Thai Royal Family in 1861. The Thai King admired and conferred on him the title of King of Elephant Hunters. He was 110 years old, chose Buon Don as his resting place. After his death, the Buon Don villagers decided to build his tomb based on the combined M'Nong - Laos architecture to show his gratitude and respect for the chief. The tomb house architecture according to M'nong - Laos culture is shown by the throne by a cubic motif decorated with lotus buds on four corners and grave peaks. In front of the tomb of the elephant hunter Khunjunob, there are symbols of ... View more

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The tomb of the King hunting and catching Elephant or Khunjunob headquarter is a very famous Dak Lak attraction, located in Buon Don district. This is a tomb of a powerful chief and was respected by people all over the area, who was born in Buon Don, and had great merits in the first time creating and developing the hunting and taming of forest elephants here. Visiting this tomb, you will hear about the king khunjunob born in 1828, famous for capturing hundreds of elephants, famous for being the white elephant that he brought to the Thai Royal Family in 1861. The Thai King admired and conferred on him the title of King of Elephant Hunters. He was 110 years old, chose Buon Don as his resting place. After his death, the Buon Don villagers decided to build his tomb based on the combined M'Nong - Laos architecture to show his gratitude and respect for the chief. The tomb house architecture according to M'nong - Laos culture is shown by the throne by a cubic motif decorated with lotus buds on four corners and grave peaks. In front of the tomb of the elephant hunter Khunjunob, there are symbols of elephants, beasts, and peacocks carved with colorful wood and frayed colors, with many sophisticated patterns and carvings. The tomb is designed with the Pyramid and small houses built with 4 columns surrounding the roof system. In the tombs there are animal bones, bowls, chopsticks, blankets, ... which are things that according to the conception of the Ede to the deceased. Next to the tomb of the King of the Elephant Hunters is dozens of other graves of relatives, who have been granted the title of heroic hunters of the village. In particular, Ama Kong's grave is an outstanding descendant of the elephant hunter Khunjunob with the achievements of hunting more than 300 elephants. The tomb of an elephant hunting king is the spiritual beauty of Buon Don people. The mysterious stories about the Elephant Hunting King are praised and praised by the people here. This is also a unique cultural destination of tourism Dak Lak is increasingly sought by tourists.

 

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