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Address: 710 Nguyen Trai | Cho Lon, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Visited this temple on the last day of our Vietnam trip. We were happy at the serenity of the temple and the different places of worship. The incense lighting was very unusual... read more

Reviewed January 24, 2017
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New Orleans
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Reviewed January 26, 2017

Be sure to include this on your visit to Ho Chi Minh City. For one US dollar can experience doing an offering. That was a highlight of visiting this Temple.

1 Thank Sally6
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 25, 2017

This is a very quaint temple. It's more in the Chinese style. It's beautifully kept and you can even burn your own prayer incents.

1 Thank kalepooki
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2017

Visited this temple on the last day of our Vietnam trip. We were happy at the serenity of the temple and the different places of worship. The incense lighting was very unusual which I have not seen anywhere else in the world. You write down your wish and give it to the monk who will light a huge spiral incense... More 

1 Thank kashBombay
Dallas, Texas
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679 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Easy to get into and walk around, even though it is an active temple. The incense could get a little overwhelming, but enjoyed seeing the hanging presentation of it. Some nice carvings/art. Some interesting photos, too.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Visiting a Temple for me is something to be fascinated as I like looking at the intricate designs. It was my first time seeing a hanging incense so i was really intrigued when i saw it.

1 Thank pccruise76
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2017

As with any of the pagodas and temples in Cholon, the misty smoke that wafts through the place serene and calm, ensures a sensory experience and a spiritual one as well. With history seeping from the walls, they each have a tale to tell and are worthwhile places to experience the local culture and have a sense of local identity.

1 Thank Nickdave
Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2017

nice temple... nothing special to see there. it is just like any other temple in Ho Chi Minh city....

1 Thank Sallam2014
Calgary, Canada
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed January 13, 2017

Intricate and unique. Beautiful porcelain figures. Make sure to look up at all of them when you're there.

1 Thank Lov3ly
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Reviewed January 11, 2017

Overall this is a dirty run down temple. There are 100s of turtles in a filthy pond in the courtyard with no plants nor rocks to sun on.

1 Thank noworries101
San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2017

Visit this temple if you happen to be in the area. It's not special but locals go there to worship and pray.

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