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Cao Dai Temple

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Address: Long Thanh Bac Commune | Hoa Thanh District, Tay Ninh 730000, Vietnam
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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This is a very large Temple. The religion of the Temple was started in the mid 1920's. It is a gathering of all the best ideas from many religions including Buddhist... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2017
Arundel, Australia
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cao Dai temple is very large. The religion Caodaism was started in the mid 1920's on Phu puoc island and combine many religion on the word such as: Buddhist, Confucianism, Hinduism, Christianity. The architecture are very nice both inside and out.

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Moultonborough, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh was definitely beautiful. While I enjoyed the ceremony, they don’t seem to be set up to support tourists, and we were all crammed in small areas that had a poor view, yet in front of practitioners who were polite but clearly annoyed by us. If I were to do this again, I’d visit... More 

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Norfolk Island, Australia
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Reviewed March 20, 2017

The Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh is the head or main site of Caodaism. It's a religion that seems to incorporate a mixture of Buddhism, Taoism, Confuciousism and Catholicism amongst others. The temple is quite impressive in architecture and design. Parts of it resemble a Catholic Cathedral, and then there is a range of symbols and colours inside and... More 

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Arundel, Australia
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Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

This is a very large Temple. The religion of the Temple was started in the mid 1920's. It is a gathering of all the best ideas from many religions including Buddhist, Confucianism, Hinduism, Christianity and Islam in order to promote peace. Very picturesque both inside and out.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed March 2, 2017

This combination of 6 religions seems weird to me, but has many adherents. The temple building is wonderfully garish. However, it’s a long way from anywhere…

Thank Dr_Bob1
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Reviewed February 24, 2017

This is a must see temple with amazing colours, shapes, sculptures, etc. Yes, it is over the top and eclectic, and nothing like you would ever expect to see as a religious building, but who cares... it is an amazing temple to see.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 9, 2017

All previous reviews, both good and bad, probably sum up this place for me! The journey out here from Saigon was not too long for me however as there were so many interesting sights along the way, as well as the thrill, and skill, of our driver weaving in and out of the traffic on the highway. The temple is... More 

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Tolland, Connecticut
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

This is a bit of a ride north of Saigon. We included it on a trip that included Nui Ba Din and a side-trip. It is a big place and very beautiful. There was a ceremony going on when we were there. It was very impressive. I would highly suggest a visit here. Our Water Buffalo tour guide and driver... More 

Albertslund, Denmark
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Reviewed January 13, 2017

This is a very beautiful and colorful temple, not as usual temples here in Asia. This is a melting pot of three religions. Come just before 12 o'clock and watch the ceremony which is precisely at 12 o´clock.

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Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

A very beautiful place to visit. But it is quite far from Ho Chi Minh City. About 3 hours away depending on the traffic. This is the center of worship for the believers of the Cao Dai religion. Must get there at 12:00 pm sharp because it is their prayer time. The area is a peaceful countryside. This place is... More 

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