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Duc Me Bai Dau

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Address: Tran Phu Street | Tuong Ky Mountain, Vung Tau, Vietnam
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If you love climbing hundreds of steps for rewarding views, you'll love this one!

I really enjoyed visiting this site. The colossal statue of Mary is rewarding enough in its' own right, but what I enjoyed most was the climb up the steps, which had numerous... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed visiting this site. The colossal statue of Mary is rewarding enough in its' own right, but what I enjoyed most was the climb up the steps, which had numerous smaller statues along the way, and leading to a splendid view from Mary's feet. I noticed however that the steps continued further up the mountain; curiosity drove me... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good to go in the morning or on a not very hot day. Very nice view from the top. Need to walk up and not suitable for small kids

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

I spent 3 full days in Vung Tau, travelling around on a rented push bike.....a great way to see this coastal city. One place I visited was the Statue of Mary. The climb to the statue is fairly easy. The climb passed the statue to the top of the mountain is a strenuous one. Great views from the top and... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We visited this place after go along many beaches in Vung Tau: the Front beach, the Back beach, Pinapple beach... We are Buddhist but its quite peaceful place to relax for a while, what a pity it's not sunny so our pix taken here could not be nice with many colorful flowers as in fact.

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Thank BeeDinh
London, UK
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195 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

I visited here just before sunset. A beautiful and serene place with not too many visitors. A calm place for reflection amongst Maria and child and other biblical images. Very scenic views of the ocean are an added bonus.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Hike up to the left side to see smaller statues of Jesus's life on the way up. I went up the center and down the looker's left and realized I was hiking it backwards only after the fact. Very cool statues, I'm not very religious but it is a very peaceful place and gives you a great view of the... More 

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Vung Tau, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Vung Tau has a lot of temples, mostly Buddhist, but also churches and two imposing statues of Christ and Maria with the Child. The church of Bai Dau with the giant statue of Maria with the Child is a landmark of the city. If you go uphill on the stairs to the base of the statue, there you’ll understand how... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

For believers it should be a nice experience going up the hill, where you can live Jesus path through the statues. Go up the left side of the hill and go down on the right side, so you can live it right. When you got up left, go a little bit upper, don't stop at the big Maria, so that... More 

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66 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The park in front of the statue is really nice. You can even enjoy the view of the beach from the high when climbing up to the statue. Quite far from the central.

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I didn't all up as it was really humid and hot day. There were plenty who did go. I opted to take a picture from the low ground. Worth a look though.

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