Chua Vinh Nghiem, Ho Chi Minh City

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#11 of 24 in Historic Sites in 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. Work out when and for how long to visit Chua Vinh Nghiem and other Ho Chi Minh City attractions using our handy Ho Chi Minh City vacation trip planner.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Built in the pagoda 1964-1971 this is really very beautiful and whatever your faith creates a feeling of calmness and serenity. N.N.
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  • August 10, 2017
    I was lucky, I have been in a ceremony. Staff were helpful, smiling, encouraging me to take pictures, videos and immerse in the praying crowd. I found it very peacefull and surprisingly I noticed the ...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    One of my favorite vietnamese pagodas. Very tranquil. You will see some worshipers praying and some monks too. The place where you can watch some daily religious ceremonies.  more »
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  • January 13, 2017
    It is a relative new temple and the building is well maintained. It is typical in design of a Chinese temple, although the present of a large bell is not so common. The pagoda is interesting but it was closed to visitor on that day so I can't comment. It is not too far from the downtown so the taxi fare is OK. We got the front desk to write the name of the temple and the place we intended to go after that in Vietnamese so as to avoid an problem with language.
  • March 25, 2017
    My favorite pagoda I visited while here. Lots to see and explore and wasn't busy at all when I went
  • January 24, 2017
    Very beautiful, peaceful pagoda in a busy city. Religious place for Buddhist
  • June 27, 2016
    Historic pagoda. Good temple structures. May be annoyed to buy incents. A pagoda for sightseeing than a spiritual practicing address.
  • May 18, 2016
    Although I'm from a country with Chinese, budish culture which I always see temple, pagoda. But still like to snap snap some photos about temples when I overseas. For the past I have visited several temples in Saigon, so I not going in fir this one. Overall it look nice.

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