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Cao Dai Temple, Duong Dong

(3.3/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web)
Located in the vicinity of the very city center, Cao Dai Temple is a favorite stop for visitors all over the world, who come to see the place where the worshipers of the new religion come to pray. Established in 1919, and officially recognized as a religion in 1997, Cao Dai started here, on the island, as a combination of principles from all the major religions of the world. The diversity and the elements of all those religions can be easily seen in the architecture and decorations of the temple--through the Confucian design, Buddhist paintings and statues of elements, to the colorful, decorated walls and pillars. Put Cao Dai Temple into our Phu Quoc Island vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Phu Quoc Island.
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  • The temple here is pretty big with many huge statues and a lot of artwork to see. There was work in progress when we visited so some parts were still being fixed. We couldn't find any information abou...  more »
  • a religion was established in Vietnam in the early twentieth century, in 1926. The name Cao Dai literally just "a high place", figuratively is the highest area in which God dwells; as well as a shorte...  more »
  • It was much smaller than the main one in Tay Ninh although the outside face is similar however the maintenance was very poor, dirty and unruly. We were left at our own even though we want to donate fo...  more »