Khanh Hoa has a variety of history and culture. Xom Con culture was established here , older than Sa Huynh civilization.
In 1633, Cham King invaded, Hung Loc guarded the stronghold. His army passed Thach Bi mountain, went to Phan Lang river. Cham King offered the land spreading from the east of Phan Lang river to Phu Yen. Nguyen Phuc Tan accepted and he built the palace Thai Khang. He divided into Thai Khang (2 districts: Tan Dinh, Quang Phuoc) and Dien Ninh (5 districts Phuoc Dien, Hoa Chau, Vinh Xuong).
350 Anniversary of Khanh Hoa.
With the new-founded Thai Khang palace, Nguyen Phuc Tan integrated Khanh Hoa into Dai Viet. That was the foundation of Khanh Hoa nowadays.
Under the Minh Mang dynasty, Khanh Hoa established in 1832, including 2 palaces, 4 districts. Dien Khanh palace included Phuoc Dien, Vinh Xuong, Ninh Hoa palace included Quang Phuoc, Tan Dinh.
In Nguyen dynasty, and French colony, the capital of Khanh Hoa was Dien Khanh stronghold. At the beginning of 1945, Nha Trang town was the capital.
On October 29, 1975 Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa unified.
On March 30, 1977 Nha Trang town upgraded to Nha Trang city.
On December 28, 1982, the seventh National Assembly decided to integrated Truong Sa to Phu Khanh.
On June 30, 1989, the eighth National Assembly decided to divide Phu Khanh in to Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa
On April 22, 1999 Nha Trang city became the provincial 2nd urban.
On April 22, 2009 Nha Trang city became the provincial 1st urban.
Khanh Hoa has the variety of history and culture
Khanh Son lithophone.
Ponagar tower located on the Cu Lao, Vinh Phuoc Ward, Nha Trang city. Ponagar is listed to one of the biggest Champa tower in Vietnam.
Besides ponaga tower, there are so many historic heritage like Vo Canh stone stele, Thanh Hoi, Ong Thanh temple. Campa is the important historic heritage in Khanh Hoa because of its structure, sculpture.
The legend of Ponagar, the Ponagar festival, Am chua festival are the immaterial culture.
The Dien Khanh stronghold, the systems of shines are still existed. They remind us to keep in mind the love to country, family. The chain of pagodas, churches educated the man turn to the Good.
Khanh Hoa also keeps the valuable heritages and creates more cultural values.
The antiques has been preserved from the bronze ages, iron ages to the Vietnam war.
The historic heritages and landscapes decorated Khanh Hoa more and more beautiful, magnificent.
Mr Huynh Ngoc Son, vice-president of National Assembly said:” Khanh Hoa not also contributed the budget but also donated the experience in buiding and developing country.