Temple of the Buddha's Relic (Xa Loi pagoda), Ho Chi Minh City

Known for its inner walls depicting the life of the Buddha, Temple of the Buddha's Relic (Xa Loi pagoda) once served as the center of the opposition to the Diem government. In 1963, the sanctuary was ransacked and all of its 400 nuns and monks were placed under arrest. Later, the temple became the site of several self-immolations by monks opposed to the regime and the war with the U.S. Plan your Temple of the Buddha's Relic (Xa Loi pagoda) visit and explore what else you can see and do in Ho Chi Minh City using our Ho Chi Minh City online road trip planner .
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  • the pagoda is impressive to see far, but simple enough when it gets closer, not possible to enter, but remains to be seen, although not mandatory, it is beautiful but this isn't a tourist Mecca, fun thing to do when even rest.
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  • We walked here, comfortable walking distance from centre of Ho Chi Minh City but not worth the effort at present. There are major renovations in progress and the place looks like it desperately needs ...  more »
  • That's place you should to go with family if you came to HCMC..because this is very nice place and quite..you will feel peacefull..i will come back  more »
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  • Historic and beautiful pagoda. Used to be headquarters of anti givernment Buddishm movement in 1963
  • My first visit inside Buddhist pagoda. Very beautiful place, people are friendly and let us in.
  • Not a spectacular pagoda. There are some nice plants on display. Not much to do but take a few quick pics.
  • The place is nice and it is a truly original worship place for budists. Although the place is far and there is not much to see, it is interesting to watch locals in their praying. (*forbidden to enter in shorts, sandals or tanktops)
  • Best place for Peaceful Mind. Amitaba

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