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Address: 710 Nguyen Trai, District 5 | Cho Lon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Very interesting (& ancient) temple.

A great pagoda temple in the centre of Saigon. Great place to spend a bit of time exploring. Peace in the centre of the city.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

A great pagoda temple in the centre of Saigon. Great place to spend a bit of time exploring. Peace in the centre of the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

As a Vietnamese, I have lived in Saigon 4 years but recently I visited Thiên Hậu Temple. Really surprised. It’s very old temple and unlike any temple I've ever been to. Looking at it very ancient, atmosphere makes people comfortable. If you had to choose one, i vote for this

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There are several temples to honour Thien Hau, the Goddess of the Sea, all over Asia - that's because many of the immigrants came over the sea to new lands from China and they credit Thien Hau with their luck of making it to the new life. This temple is very nice - the adornments are lovely and the haze... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Interesting temple worshipping Thien Hau Goddess, worth a visit. Nicely carved statues and walls. Properly preserved.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Visited this Temple which is lovel and used by many local people A special place to sit and meditate and take in the local life and beliefs

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This small, yet beautiful Chinese Temple is a must see around Chinatown in Ho Chi Minh. Dedicated to Thien Hau or the Lady of the Sea, also known as Mazu; is revered by seafaring communities as they believe she has the ability to travel over sea to protect those fellow fisherfolks during their trips.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Thien Hau Temple is located in Ho Chi Minh's Chinatown. This temple is dedicated to "Macu" or the lady of the Sea. This is mainly a Chinese temple. One can come here to do offering and also take pictures. Overall, it is a beautiful temple with nice architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The magic of Cholon, still intact compared to Saigon where the magic has gone. you will find in Cholon great temples and this is one of them. Probably the most important one. You really need to go there!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I really liked it here. So yes, you can see it all within 10 minutes but it's a nice snippet of Chinese culture and their beliefs. It's best to be respectful when visiting this building as there was worshipping taking place when we were there. Learn something new everyday!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The best Impression you will get during sunset, it is Magic then. Just absorb the Beauty of this architecture and art.

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Address: 710 Nguyen Trai, District 5 | Cho Lon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Location: Asia  >  Vietnam  >  Ho Chi Minh City

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