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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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  • Pretty cool temple. Tons of burning incense ( and fires) , no monks, turtles and fish outside. Very decorative, heaps of people praying & worshipping. You can buy a coil for next to nothing, light it ...  more »
  • This temple is in the Chinese quarter and is known as the Temple of the Heavenly Lady and was built around the mid 18th century Look up at the roof which is very ornate with ceramic figures on it. The...  more »
  • This Temple was very serene. The Monks were welcoming and their chanting is wonderful. I recommend a visit.  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.

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