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Hoang Hoa Tham,Thang Tam Ward | Inside Dinh Than Thang Tam area, Vung Tau, Vietnam
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We were a group of 9 visiting the Whale Temple as part of a local Vung Tau and Ba Ria tour, during a port visit from a cruise ship. I would definitely recommend visiting with a tour guide who can provide some history and context, otherwise it would have been difficult to
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Built in the late 19th century, featuring hand crafted roof tiles synonymous with vietnamese temples, colourful and traditional statues. It is handy to have had a tour around other temples in Vietnam so you understand the significance of the statues and offerings, however if
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Just a temple, little story, and a whale, boring Doesn’t offer anything else, I don’t know how it became popular.
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The Whale Temple is a very unusual place. There is a main Temple in the centre and then either side two smaller ones. The Temple itself is very much like any other Temple until you go inside and there in a glass case is a large collection of whale bones just piled up as the
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Nice story created about the place to,protect local fishermen, however the temple itself is not very spectacular.
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