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The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument, Ho Chi Minh City

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The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument honors a Buddhist monk who self-immolated at this site to protest the prosecution of his co-religionists. Erected in 2010, the memorial depicts the monk in a peaceful sitting position, wreathed in flames. 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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  • One of my favorite corners in Saigon. Perfect place to stroll and reflection. It is worth
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  • I had seen the pictures of the monk setting himself on fire, but was not sure exactly where this happened. This is the monument to this historical protest against the government. It is definately wort...  more »
  • It is nice walk through Saigon to this shrine to the immolated monk with a stunning bronze mural behind explaining the situation at the time of his death.  more »

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