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Temple of the Buddha's Relic (Xa Loi pagoda)

89 Ba Huyen Thanh Quan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
+84 8 3930 0114
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good45%
  • Average26%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
16 Nov 2016
“Amazing for historical value ”
24 Mar 2017
“When is it actually accessibe?”
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89 Ba Huyen Thanh Quan St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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+84 8 3930 0114
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 24 March 2017

We arrived just before noon to ‘peer’ through window as closed . If this is good as it gets its not worth it.

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Small and Tranquil temple. No one speaks English there. Made a quick visit and left. Pagoda was not open at that time.

Thank Eleen C
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This was quite the sight to see on a sunny day. Very impressive architecture so it's great for that. Unfortunately most of it was closed when I went.

Thank Andrewbyrne86
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We went 4 January, 2017 and walked a fair distance to see this temple. Unfortunately for us it was closed for the lunch period (12:30 - 2:00) when we got there so we went across the street and enjoyed a beverage while waiting. Once it...More

Thank Joanne1534
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This is certainly not one of the most beautiful pagodas you will visit but it has a history that most people will not be aware of. This pagoda is where the honourable Thich Quang Đức (the burning monk) was taken in 1963 after he staged...More

Thank VNTravel78
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

It' s classic temple ... nothing much ... Remember No shorts ... i will probably forgot it soon ... it's not a to be seen place ...

Thank eddyMONTANA
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

A decent Buddhist temple with a large Buddha and a 7 tier pagoda...well maintaimed garden and close enough to the center. Becomes a worthy place to visit with some digging into its history

Thank Sri G
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

It's close by the city center if you're mobile it's a good little stop. I always make time for stuff like this. Pay respect. Make merit.

Thank Iratdog
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Not great in the scale of touristy things to do but interesting, if I had a tight schedule and had to lose something then this trip would be it.

Thank Darrel S
Reviewed 6 March 2016

Came on Sunday scouts everywhere A parent helped me explore and make sense of this place and the scout leader gave me a book in English about it Pleasant hour spent here

Thank nigel n
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