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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 place is about history and war, but personally, I don't see anything interesting here. There are only a statue and a photo!  more »
  • Big nice monument to the monk immolated himself. Easy to find and quite large. It sits an an intersection not far from Independence Palace. So if you are doing a day or two remembering the war it woul...  more »
  • As a photography teacher I was familiar of the monk who protested by lighting himself on fire. I was both moved and saddened to be in the presence of this brave mans memorial.  more »

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