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Cao Dai Temple

Tay Ninh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Milan, Italy
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 NEW

The temple itself is nice - interior particularly - but what really makes it good is if you get there for prayer time. Ceremony, music and atmosphere makes the stop worth while

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Roeselare, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

It's a long distance and ride from Saigon, but in combination with the Cu Chi Tunnels was certainly worth the visit! Positive: Nice building and square on the domain. The temple/church/mosque (how do you call it?) has symbols of the different religions on the roof. We were there at about noon and so we could join a religious ceremony. You... More

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De Pinte, Belgium
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

We were here at noon and could witness the service. Something different from othe religions ans therfore worth a visit.

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

Excursion to the Cao Dai temple was combined with a trip to the Cu Chi tunnels. The road did not seem tedious, as was busy communicating with the guide. Temple hit their unusual, bright colors, and some sense of lightness. We've come to the service. At allowed inside, we were able to see everything that happens from the balcony, in... More

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

This is the 1st time I heard about the religion. It is new yet it has 4% followers in Viet! The praying division between men & women is like in some mosque in Indonesia. I wish I understand more about the symbols and meaning of different kind headcover and shirt.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit to the main cathedral of the Cao Dai religion, which is practiced by about 3 million people in Vietnam. The building, like the religion, is a colourful confection and photogenic too. I had the opportunity to view a service in progress and the choir which accompanied a traditional Vietnamese orchestra made a beautiful sound. It's not... More

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This temple was decorated like a Disney scene, with bright colours and huge eye balls .It appears to have a bit of every religion involved from Taoist, Catholic, Buddhist and everything in between .It has a classical Vietnamese orchestra accompanied by a youth choir who sing like angels. The worshippers appear to be white robed elders who prostrate themselves on... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I had never heard of Cao Dai before. We stopped here on our way back from a one day tour. The buildings are fantastical and opulent and there is information inside in english as well as Vietnamese. It is interesting to hear a little about the mysticism behind this religion's philosophy and development. Our guide's English made it a little... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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94 reviews 94 reviews
31 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It is interesting to learn about the background of Cao Dai religion. The temple is very colorful and special. Don't miss the mid day mass which starts at 12pm!

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Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

A unique place to be.. Created by the Walt Disney Studios? Colourful, nearly plastic, but sincere and a weird place to visit. Dont miss this and spend time here !!

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