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Temple of the Buddha's Relic (Xa Loi pagoda), Ho Chi Minh City
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Be informed of the religious history at Temple of the Buddha's Relic (Xa Loi pagoda). Built back in 1956, the area has an interesting history as a previous headquarters for Buddhism in South Vietnam. Notice the architecture has distinct Chinese influences such as the statue of Quan Âm holding a vial of elixir on one hand and gesturing removing obstacles on the other. Inside is a shrine dedicated to the Gautama Buddha with various other illustrations of Buddhist history. Be sure to visit the 32 meter pagoda which is the highest tower in Vietnam. To visit Temple of the Buddha's Relic (Xa Loi pagoda) on your trip to Ho Chi Minh City, use our Ho Chi Minh City vacation trip planner.
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  • This is certainly not one of the most beautiful pagodas you will visit but it has a history that most people will not be aware of. This pagoda is where the honourable Thich Quang Đức (the burning monk...  more »
  • It' s classic temple ... nothing much ... Remember No shorts ... i will probably forgot it soon ... it's not a to be seen place ... 
  • The still new, and was smooth even the Buddha in the temple is very beautiful. It is a temple building of the round tower very unique and cute.
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