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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 statue is in a great memory for a historical incident. The area is quite nice with a lot of greenery. 
  • I wasn't even aware of this monument when we arrived in HCMC. The gals at XO Tours took us here. We were the only tourists. It was beautiful and very moving. I strongly encourage visitors to HCMC to p...  more »
  • Loved this statue and the history of it. Great location and the statue is surrounded by nature. Definitely a great sight to see if you're in the area.