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Address: Long Thanh Bac Commune | Hoa Thanh District, Tay Ninh, Vietnam
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A place like no other

I'm not sure that it would be worth making a trip out to the Cao Dai Temple from Saigon if that was the only place that you're planning to see, but combine it with a trip to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Be there before the rituals start at noon. Otherwise you are not allowed to go in. However, you will get bored after 15 mins. Repetitive and only good for a short look.

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Olivebridge, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful, temples in Vietnam. Moreover, it is an artistic and cultural experience. Visit and stay for a service and bring a camera

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's no shortage of colour with this visit. This beautiful temple is an architectural gem, with so much colour and detail gone into the building. The same goes for the outfits worn by the Cao Dai worshippers. Get there at noon and you can watch their service unfold with music and a procession. Regardless of your beliefs, it is a... More 

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Almere, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited as part of a full day including Cu Chi tunnels. It's 100 km from Saigon, but what they neglect to tell you is it can take 4 hours in vietnams traffic to get there and then we only had 45 minutes at the site, an utter waste of time. It's a nice temple but not 4 hours drive... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure that it would be worth making a trip out to the Cao Dai Temple from Saigon if that was the only place that you're planning to see, but combine it with a trip to the Cu Chi Tunnels, and it's definitely worthwhile. We coordinated the trip so that it was during their noon worship service, and I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly worth the trip out to the temple to learn and experience the religious ceremony of Cao Dai. You can only find the religion in the South of Vietnam.

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Incheon, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this temple as part of a full day tour with Tiger Tours which included the Cu Chi Tunnels and the Black Virgin Mountain. Excellent tour! This temple and religion is fascinating; our guide shared with us about the founding/patrons of a Vietnamese Poet, Sun Yat Sen and Victor Hugo! It was a try to unite the truths of... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is overrun by tour groups. do not go there unless you want to squeeze into a tiny viewing box where you get to look at the backs of other tourists and wonder what is going on. Not much history behind this place that tries to incorporate all the teachings of Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, and Confusius into one fits... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This temple was stunning! Took our breath away when walking up to it. Very peaceful and tranquil, even though we arrived when it was midday prayer. Well worth a visit! This temple was combined with our tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Cu Chi tunnels.

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Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, Tay Ninh Caodaism Temple is a nice place. Once you have been there, you still want to come back!

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