Chua Vinh Nghiem, Ho Chi Minh City

Visiting Chua Vinh Nghiem offers you a pleasant, relaxed time in one of the most famous temples of the country, memorable for its grand design and numerous decorations. As you approach, the tower which is 40 m (130 ft) tall will surely draw your attention immediately. Inside, right behind the entrance, you’ll see three huge statues of Buddha, and towards the other end, you can see the traditional metal gong. Outside, there’s a miniature of the temple, with a little pond with tiny fish. There’s also a small restaurant and a shop on site. Add Chua Vinh Nghiem to your Ho Chi Minh City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Ho Chi Minh City online travel planner .
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  • Quick uber trip to D3 to visit the Vinh Nghiem pagoda. And we weren't disappointed. (There's a few other things to visit close by like the War Remnants museum, pink cathedral and Women museum etc and ...  more »
  • one of the best temples to visit in Ho Chi Minh City, as you walk through the framed gateway ,take a little glance to the left , and you will see a cage of birds ,you can buy one to let it free ,a sma...  more »
  • Few people have a few photos of the temple incense is very prosperous temples are also very big entrance of the couplet no Chinese big Buddha is very beautiful solemn look at the kindly steps on the Lotus blooming very peaceful
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  • Contemporary Buddhist pagoda. This is not in the center of the city but in a fairly busy bus route, so reaching the place is quite easy. The place was not too crowded in the evening when we visited.
  • Vinh Nghiem Temple is very historic. Heard Thich Nat Hanh came to pray here for dead people and it was really amazing. We came during Tet and chanted the Medicine Buddha Sutra. Very comfortable.
  • beware of the street sellers at the main entrance, the seller ladies will not stop bugging us until we bought 2 small candles for 200000VND! just when we thought that was it, a seemingly nice monk gestured for us to follow him to the inside of the temple and offered to take pictures for us with our phone. we thought he was being nice, but when we were about to leave, the monk actually try to ask money from us! we pretended not to notice and quickly put in some money into the donation box and walked away.
  • Nice pagoda near the town centre. This is the first pagoda in Vietnam to be built (1964 to 1971) in Vietnamese traditional style but with modern materials. There is a 7 story, 40 metre high tower. One of the highlights for tourists in Ho Chi Minh City. A visit is recommended.
  • The biggest pagoda in Saigon. It is considered as buddhism center there and many people have a visit each full moon, especially traditional Tet holiday

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