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Chau Phu Temple

corner D Nguyen Van Thoai & D Gia Long, Chau Doc, Vietnam
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
14 Oct 2015
“Wonderful floating temple”
19 Aug 2014
“Failure As Attraction...Give This a Miss”
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corner D Nguyen Van Thoai & D Gia Long, Chau Doc, Vietnam
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

Get there by boat, buy a catfish & release it for good luck. A photographically wonderful visit. Stunning!!

1  Thank Beddington210
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Reviewed August 19, 2014

Sorry to put anyone thinking of going here off.....but this place just doesn't do the 12 hour round trip journey from HCMC justice AT ALL!!! Seriously, someone or some organisation needs to get out of their bubble, and look at hundreds of similar pagodas in...More

Thank Anthony S
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Reviewed December 28, 2013

While visiting the local market in Chau Doc, have a peek inside this temple located at one end of the market. Yes, it is colourful with all the banners and silk hangings. I have visited this small temple a couple of times in January of...More

2  Thank PaulaSTill
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

We came here through the introduction of a few friends. My mother enjoyed to temple. And she led me here. This temple was buit in 1926 to worship the Nguyen Dynasty official-Thoai Ngoc Hau, who designed the 90km channel to control rice water for paddied....More

1  Thank Thao Q
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

This was the first place in Vietnam that we really couldn't appreciate. The temple and offerings are gaudy as is the statue. The area around the temple is seedy, dirty, and dusty. We liked the town of Chau Doc and the market but this temple...More

1  Thank Paul F
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

I love all temples, regardless of which religion.... Outside the temple there are many 'Touts'.... But I am Buddhist, so yes!! This is a nice temple...

Thank Mahabodhi
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