The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument, Ho Chi Minh City

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. Arrange to visit The Venerable Thich Quang Duc Monument and other attractions in Ho Chi Minh City using our Ho Chi Minh City itinerary planning site .
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  • We visited this as part of a moped tour of HCMC. It's worth a visit. This was a seminal moment in Vietnamese & global history. If you're not there with a guide, I'd google or wikipedia the man and the...  more »
  • Located at a busy intersaction in Saigon, Thich Quang Duc memorial remind us history. He serving as a symbol of protest against religious discrimination. Local people admit he as a buddist by his sacr...  more »
  • A remarkable place to go. The memorial is on a busy intersection. It makes the spot on which this monk committed suicide in the face of legislation aimed at suppressing his religious freedom. It is wo...  more »

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