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Cao Dai Temple

Tay Ninh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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$56*
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72%
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

It is not worth the drive and you don't really see much there. i was highly dissapointed with this one.

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Manila, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

we need to spend almost 3 hours to travel from the city to the temple and vice versa and nothing much to see.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a fascinating site and a very good introduction to a religion that I must admit that I had very little knowledge of - although I still don't quite get how Victor Hugo got to where he did in the pantheon. The building is wonderful and the mass is impressive. One tip - a lot of tours arrive just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Probably the most colorful example of architecture I've seen. A strange and cult like religion, but interesting none the less. If you make it to Tay Ninh, it's a a must see.

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Amsterdam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I saw this one time in the National geographic, this made me more interested to see it personally. The architectural style is fascinating. The ceremony was likewise interesting. Many tourist came and witness the ceremony and everyone was paying respect though we liked to document the event. Outside we were busy taking pictures of the beautiful design. The light from... More 

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I took a day tour of Cao Dai and Cu Chi which left me no choice but to go to this place. But it turned out alright. The temple is just like any other temples. What makes it interesting is the ceremony. Looking at the young and old people singing and chanting is not everyday thing you would see. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It was a very interesting visit for me as i have much interest in religions and we were lucky enough to have been briefed by our tourist guide about the temple and religion itself on our way to the temple. The way he explained them kind of sparked my interest on the temple and I guess you need a local's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The temple itself is an architectural marvel. Few words can describe the awe when you step into the temple, especially during their prayers.

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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We embarked on this full day tour of cao dai Temple and cu chi tunnel tour from ho chi minh city. The price was 20 usd per person without food. The drive to this Temple is approximately 3 hours, but the time spent was only 30 minutes as the tour guides wanna rush with this tour, but the temple was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Many people will not agree, but being religious, I found this place to be utterly fascinating. I LOVED the design of the temple and the combination of various faiths all under one roof. The temple itself is quite unique as well. I have NEVER seen anything like it before. Well worth a trip or combine with the Cu Chi tunnels!

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