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Address: 710 Nguyen Trai, Q.5 | Cho Lon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Thien Hau Pagoda.

We liked the altar verymuch. The sound of school children next door added a different atmosphere to the solemnity within. Our guide Ms Trinh requested the attendant to light an... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Chandranath S
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Pune, India
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Pune, India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We liked the altar verymuch. The sound of school children next door added a different atmosphere to the solemnity within. Our guide Ms Trinh requested the attendant to light an insence coil. The insence coils when hung from the top enchors comes down like a cone and is supposed to keep burning for more then a week. I was attracted... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Not the most spendid pagoda, but I found it extremely interesting and informative. Others have descibed it better than I, but include it in your itinerary if you can.

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Kuantan, Malaysia
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Chua Ba Thien Hau (The Pagoda of the Lady Thien Hau) is a Chinese style temple located on Nguyen Trai Street in the Cho Lon (Chinatown) district of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It is dedicated to Thien Hau, the Lady of the Sea. Access through an iron gate and across a small courtyard. The roof is decorated with small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Our first night in The area...staying near by for a week, definately know i will be back. Kids had pho w chicken and chicken with rice....loved it. We tried quite a few dishes and could not fault any. Fresh spring rolls Fried spring rolls Cuttlefish fried Lemon grass chicken Pork tomato and chilli Staff were excellent.....and location right nearby our... More 

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Hoogstraten, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Nice temple with colorful statues, lots if incense burning, people offering... Worth a visit if you haven't actually been to China yet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This temple is probably the most interesting one we've been to out of the 3 countries we've visited (Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam). Lots of small details and nooks and crannies to explore.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We were brought here as part of our tour so wasn't really sure what to expect as we hadn't sought it out on our own. Approaching from the outside it didn't look all that interesting or impressive but it was quite quaint and pretty on the inside. There is a lot of incense smoke in a not-so-well-venilated area so beware... More 

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We live in Beijing and who would have thought we would need to travel to Vietnam to see a truly old Chinese Temple. This is beautiful and well worth the visit - especially if you live in China. Most Chinese Temples have been destroyed thanks to Mao and what you see there today is 'recreated' to look old. This was... More 

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Maryborough, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had a lovely visit to the Thien Hau temple as a family. We have seen many temples in our travels and this was yet another but we appreciated its unique Chinese history among the Vietnamese culture. Our tour guide was able to tell us a lot about this temple, its past, its architecture and how it functions today. His... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful building, full of atmosphere, urns, joss sticks, colour... It was fascinating, and I'm glad we called in for 30 minutes or so. But there was a lot of smoke. So much smoke!

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