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Ba Thien Hau Temple, Ho Chi Minh City

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View a prime example of 19th-century Chinese temple architecture at Ba Thien Hau Temple. This temple is frequented by a wide variety of worshippers and tourists. The site is dedicated to the goddess Thien Hau, who is said to be able to save people facing trouble out at sea. Take note of the ornate exterior roof, decorative lanterns, and wooden theater models. When you enter the temple, you will find a partially covered courtyard, altar, and burning incense. Add Ba Thien Hau Temple and other attractions to your Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary using our Ho Chi Minh City vacation builder.
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  • A beautiful oasis in the middle of the city that much calm me and gave spirituality. Lots of sweet-smelling incense sticks and praying people. Schön.
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  • At first glance, from the road, the exterior looks worn and a little faded but that ends as soon as you step inside. However, not a good place if you have asthma- there is copious amounts of smoke fro...  more »
  • A visit to this Chinese style temple was included in our tour of Saigon. The temple is dedicated to a Chinese sea God and may have origins in Taoism and Buddhism. There are a number of large sand fill...  more »
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  • I saw many tourists visiting this temple. Must be bcos it is oldest temple in Saigon. Everything here looks historical, must be dome stories behind. (Refer my photos)
  • One of the best view and the old temple. Must visit!
  • Small but beautiful Mazu temple. Well preserved
  • Very big and seems so old.. But looks like it has lots of history behind.. Trow a visit wont be a waste
  • Great Pagoda to see dragon dance, lion dance and a lot of activities to celebrate lunar new year.