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Reviewed 23 September 2019

This monument is a mixed emotional experience, of a monk who sacrificed his life in protest for the people, we did the tour with uni students Tina & Thao who showed us a video chip of the monk burning.Very confronting but an historical event. A...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Xdolph
Reviewed 21 September 2019 via mobile

If you don’t know the story, then this is just a crossroad full of cars and motorbikes with nothing much to say. But if you read about this Buddhist Monk, the repression of the Diem regime, read the letter he wrote to the president, etc....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JordiOV
Reviewed 14 September 2019

It was starting point of our walking tour of HCMC tour and this monument has a heartwarming story attached to it. If your in District 1, its good spot for some pics and to know about this monument but nothing special to travel long distance...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

Our tour guide explained to us briefly on the history of the monk and why the monument is built. One of my favourite and monument in HCM and it really gives a lot of impact to me emotionally.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank reefafafa
Reviewed 29 August 2019 via mobile

This place had a bigger impact on me than I thought it would. Our tour guide brought us here. I hadn't looked at the itinerary so when we stopped at a random corner I was pretty confused. He spoke of Thích Quảng Đức and it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 27 August 2019

This is such a beautiful monument and with an amazing backstory that I wasn't familiar with I highly suggest you visit this monument and pay your respects to a man who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 24 August 2019

Older folks remember when the Vietnamese monk, Thich Quang Duc, set himself afire in 1963 to protest the discrimination against Buddhist monks in Saigon. This brought attention to the plight of the Vietnamese the world over and has been said to be the beginning of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 8 August 2019

This is a public park on a busy corner in Ho Chi Mihn. It is dedicated to Thic Quang Duc, a Buddist Monk, who drove his little car down from Hue to a protest & procession regarding the Communists persecution of the Buddists all over...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jessebash
Reviewed 31 July 2019

I really like this statue. I visited this earlier this month in July 2019. The expressions are really nice. You can spend like an hour here.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 21 July 2019

very sad, yet amazing!!! what an amazing human just amazing to think he did this but it is a sad story.

Date of experience: July 2019
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