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Cao Dai Temple

Tay Ninh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Type: Religious Sites
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Arrived in time for the 1200 prayer session and the music inside from the followers was very hypnotising. There's amazing architecture both inside and out, and brilliant defined colours. There's even hidden artwork in the columns near the upper balcony inside, looks like a red marble effect, turns out they're birds. An interesting mix of Buddhism, Islam and Christianity, with... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is a 3 hours drive by car from HCMC. But we combined it with visiting the Black Virgin Mountain and the nearby lake so it's worth to drive that far. We were able to attend the noon service and it's really unique to see the members of the Cao Dai praying in their all in white cloth expect the... More

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

It took us more than 3 hours from HCMC to this Cao Dai Temple here and then the tour guide told us Cu Chi Tunnel is on the way back to HCMC and takes another 1.5hours from the temple! Bad idea to lump it together with the tunnel tour in a mini bus with mini leg space between seat. However,... More

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Smolensk, Russia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Well worth the visit because of the Cao Dai religion itself be of South Vietnam The temple and the ritual are beautiful. Well worth the visit! A peaceful and beautiful place.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

peaceful, peaceful, peaceful. I came there only one time, I want to come there some more times. When I came at that time, I still remember the atmosphere, people there.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014 via mobile

We visited the temple as a stop on our Cu Chi tunnels day trip, which is probably the best way to do it as 1), it's a very long way to go for just one temple, and 2), they normally time it so you can see a ceremony/prayer service there. Very interesting

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Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Its a cute little temple with lovely people who live there but not really worth a very long drive which only builds expectations... just do the tunnels then head home... don't worry (like we did) about adding Cao Dai onto a day after the Cu chi tunnels.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Beautiful coloured temple a couple of hours from HCMC. It is worth the trip as it is very unique in Asia. I was lucky to see a religious ceremony with the 5 religions in attendance. This is definitely worth visiting even if you are not religious.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I have been at Cao Dai Temple in May 2014, and I like it, the site is good to visit for people who interest in religion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We went to the Cao Dai temples on the way back from cu chi. What an exquisite example of a chi texture and colour. Our guide, Huong was fabulous in talking us through all aspects of the temple and we were very impressed. Definitely worth a visit.

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