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710 Nguyen Trai | Cho Lon, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this particular temple after seeing many in the same day (mistake) - this one, however was well worth the effort. A traditional layout with incense abounding throughout. Well maintained and empty when we visited which made it easier to work your way...More

Thank Manclaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An outstanding and spiritual place in the middle of the noise of HCMC. We had made a series of Pagoda and Temple’s tour in and around Vietnam’s financial southern capital. Spiritual images and moments you need to see and visit for yourselves. Highly recommended. Please...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Feels good and calming effect with lovely fragrance of joss sticks. Very colourful and essential a visit to see Vietnamese temple.

Thank Naina-Damani
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting temple for sure. You are able to light incense and have it hung up on the ceiling to carry your wishes to the heavens but you can really only spend 20 minutes to a half hour inside.

1  Thank rdoug
Reviewed 15 September 2018

If you have visited these Temples in other parts of Asia on your tour's then don't miss looking at this one with all of its charm.

Thank Alister L
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Lighting a 7day incense spiral was the highlight. Add your family names and have it hung up with the hundreds of others. Great experience.

Thank FunkSoulBro1
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We enjoyed being here as a family and learning to understand a little of the practices of being the Budist faith. Sitting and talking in the hall where the Chinese calendar is enabled us to find out the year that related to each of us....More

1  Thank tewaiwaia82
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Saigon still has this kind of authentic history. This temple is not prostituting itself for tourist money.... I drifted around and tried to absorb the massive amount if carving detail in every area - some wonderful work here. The timbers are blackened from ages of...More

Thank HenryBalfour
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Came here to pay respect and was quite happy touring inside the temple taking photos. Get there early if you want to have some nice photo without too many tourists around.

1  Thank EPoonie
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We arrived at this temple on the first day of the lunar calendar which meant it was very busy, It is a Chinese temple and i loved the whole atmospher, from the incense candles to the chanting. A must visit in Ho Chi Minh.

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