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“A smoky place”

Ba Thien Hau Temple
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Reviewed February 15, 2014

Chua Ba Thien Hau temple was very interesting. I had never before visited a Chinese temple and I’m glad I did visit it. I can’t say that the temple was beautiful, but it had a very special atmosphere partly due to the heavy smoke coming from all the praying sticks. The spirals under the roof were said to burn from three months up till one year. It takes long time for your prayer to reach heaven.

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Reviewed February 8, 2014

This place is certainly worth some of your time - assuming you are not already 'templed' out.
The carvings are exquisite - and it is so peaceful compared with the outside.

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Reviewed February 5, 2014

Definitely worth a look for the fabulous porcelain dioramas around the roofline. Take the time to photograph or take binoculars, so you can see all the amazing details in these figures. The incense coils are also pretty cool!

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Reviewed January 28, 2014

Most temples in Vietnam are pretty much exactly the same but this is one worth visiting. It's small but the carvings on the roof and outside the temple are wonderful. Visit this charming little place if you've got the time.

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Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

Once you are inside the temple you quite forget where you are. It's so peaceful - no sound of mopeds and tooting to disturb the peace.
Quite cathartic - you can light a circular cone with a message on for a very small fee

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