Ong Temple faces the Can Tho River and remains a great example of Chinese architecture in the area. Built in the 19th century, the temple was meant to serve the worshippers of Kuang Kung, a deity symbolizing justice, loyalty, intelligence, honor, and courage. Make Ong Temple part of your personalized Can Tho itinerary using our Can Tho road trip planner.
Ong Temple reviews
Visited this temple at night while strolling on the Hai Ba Trung Street. It’s just across the Ho Chi Minh memorial. It is a nice small temple. more »
A beautiful very old temple, a place of worship to be respected. Take your shoes off, step over the threshold not on the board that runs across. In all religious temples and pagodas ask if you can... more »
You could easily walk by it. It is almost nondescript from the outside as far temples go in Vietnam, but once inside the aesthetic charms and flourishes are unmissable. The smoke from the burning incense also gives an air of mystique to the place. This is no relic. It is an active temple; there were worshippers in prayer as tourists walked throughout. Very much worth a look.
Lovely little temple, worth a stop and look inside. If you have to use your camera inside, please do so with respect - this is a place of active worship.
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