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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 17 December 2017
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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 11 December 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 19 February 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
Reviewed 14 February 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 2 January 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 17 December 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
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Reviewed 11 December 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
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Reviewed 1 October 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 26 August 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 m219806261
Reviewed 11 August 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
Thank utkan u
Reviewed 7 August 2017

One of my favorite vietnamese pagodas. Very tranquil. You will see some worshipers praying and some monks too. The place where you can watch some daily religious ceremonies.

Date of experience: May 2017
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