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The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument, Ho Chi Minh City
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Visit the peaceful memorial park The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument and learn the extraordinary history of the Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc. Stroll around the lush gardens and view the central monument of the park is the statue to commemorate the time when Thich Quang Duc burned himself in protest against America waging war against Vietnam in June, 1963. He is now seen as a figure to have reached nirvana (Bodhisattva). Put The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument at the forefront of your travel plans using our Ho Chi Minh City trip itinerary builder.
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  • The monument across the Street makes more impression, because this is such a typical Communist monstrosity. Across the Street stands the monument that people have set up away for Thich Quang Duc which occurred in 1963 in protest of the Government fired on this crossing.
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  • My Wife and I came across this almost by accident. We knew it was close to where we were staying, but not just how close, stumbled across it on one of our many walks without looking for it. The monume...  more »
  • its a statue in a poor location and with not much garden around it to enjoy the experience. Lots of concrete, and busy road traffic. Don't go out of your way.