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Jade Emperor Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh City
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Stop by Jade Emperor Pagoda, a colorful temple honoring the supreme Taoist god. Built by the Chinese community in 1909, the temple features a large statue of the God of Heavens, with two assistants seated in the central hall taking numerous offerings. Light a candle or burn incense, and observe worshippers reading sutras and socializing in the tropical garden outside the pagoda. Visit the central pond to see the many resident tortoises, which you can feed. Famous for its intensely colored life-size figurines--considered among the finest in the city--the temple serves as a vital and popular religious center. Arrange to visit Jade Emperor Pagoda and other attractions in Ho Chi Minh City using our Ho Chi Minh City vacation route planner.
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  • One of the most colourful and evocative pagodas in HCMC, inside the main building there are two huge statues, towering nearly four meters and the faithful offer their gifts of all kinds, foremost among them the incense whose smell permeates throughout. Outside the pagoda, there is a charming little garden with a pond that is home to hundreds of baby turtles. Interesting site to visit, except that it's always hyper crowded with hordes of tourists hang out.
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  • We went with high expectations but it was the most boring visited pagodas in Vietnam. When we said in the restaurant we were going to visit this pagoda in order to lunch you don't know him ...
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  • Actually quite far from the Center this place allows to see of strange fish cats at large scales, a plethora of water turtles and finally a beautiful magical characters. If you want to do an offering for someone it is possible, the Lady calculates the price based on the letters of the name of the person for whom prayer is intended. Place of calm and contemplation. A mystery remains: a gentleman is to pour a drink that I failed to identify type soda on candles to turn them off...
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  • Chùa cổ, đẹp
  • A buddhist pagoda built by Chinese when they abandon they left their country for rebellion against Qing Dynasty. It is well-known for the historic architecture. In lunar new year, people gather here to pray for fortune and happiness
  • One of the oldest Chinese temple in Saigon. Visit here during Lunar new year, you'll get a ton of good local culture photos
  • thích chổ này
  • Rất tuyệt vời