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One of the larger temples to visit

The grand exterior was what attracted us to pick this location, and we were not disappointed. The... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
deenzp
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Singapore, null, Singapore
Chua Vinh Nghiem Pagoda

Whilst visiting HCMC i wanted to see as much of the city as possible so we chose to visit a few... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2017
TheMartins1997
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

we were here to see the sights. This is one of the largest complexes in HCMC. Worth a visit to see temples

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jdcoach
Reviewed November 29, 2018

This quiet chinese temple is worth a visit. It has a nice park and some pretty buildings on display.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Meidoorn
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

Quick uber trip to D3 to visit the Vinh Nghiem pagoda. And we weren't disappointed. (There's a few other things to visit close by like the War Remnants museum, pink cathedral and Women museum etc and Mam Vietnamese restaurant). Very spiritual, take your shoes off...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

one of the best temples to visit in Ho Chi Minh City, as you walk through the framed gateway ,take a little glance to the left , and you will see a cage of birds ,you can buy one to let it free ,a small...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mickknap
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Firstly, if you are a tourist - Vinh Nghiem Pagoda is better than Jade Emperor Pagoda. I have no idea why the other one is so popular with tourists, it's quite dirty & has many pigeons. Vinh Nghiem is very beautiful and spiritual. You can...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

The grand exterior was what attracted us to pick this location, and we were not disappointed. The interior looks very grand, and the place was peaceful. We had lunch at the vegetarian restaurant at the temple. The portions were on the larger side, so it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank deenzp
Reviewed December 11, 2017

Whilst visiting HCMC i wanted to see as much of the city as possible so we chose to visit a few pagodas & Chua Vinh Nghiem Pagoda was definitely on the list. Like most temples in Vietnam they are working temples which is great to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank TheMartins1997
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

In reviewing this as a tourist, not a worshipper, I must say that other than the fairly impressive central hall and grand exterior, there’s not much else to to see. Probably still worth seeing but don’t expect to expect more than 15 minutes here.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed August 26, 2017

went here on a mission to find a certain object... found much more. wonderful and peaceful location. I found this more beautiful and interesting than the "Emperor Jade Pagoda (Chua Ngoc Hoang or Phuoc Hai Tu)". Had a great walk back to the District 1...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank K-85-paTO
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I was lucky, I have been in a ceremony. Staff were helpful, smiling, encouraging me to take pictures, videos and immerse in the praying crowd. I found it very peacefull and surprisingly I noticed the ritual is quite similar the ritual of muslims while praying....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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