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Emperor Jade Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh City

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Stop by Emperor Jade Pagoda, a colorful temple honoring the supreme Taoist god. Built by the Chinese community in 1909, the temple features a large statue of the God of Heavens, with two assistants seated in the central hall taking numerous offerings. Light a candle or burn incense, and observe worshippers reading sutras and socializing in the tropical garden outside the pagoda. Visit the central pond to see the many resident tortoises, which you can feed. Famous for its intensely colored life-size figurines--considered among the finest in the city--the temple serves as a vital and popular religious center. You can plan Ho Chi Minh City trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • If you have never seen a pagoda, maybe will you be fascinated. Otherwise, there is really nothing astonishing here: just a pagoda amongst thousands. But it’s free, so… 
    If you have never seen a pagoda, maybe will you be fascinated. Otherwise, there is really nothing astonishing here: just a pagoda amongst thousands. But it’s free, so…  more »
  • Before we left on our trip we were looking for things to see while in Saigon. It looks very small but contains so much incredible stuff. We took a Grab (app) Ride to get there how it was about... 
    Before we left on our trip we were looking for things to see while in Saigon. It looks very small but contains so much incredible stuff. We took a Grab (app) Ride to get there how it was about...  more »
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  • Historic and well kept. New restroom facility along the side is a good addition. Bike parking is free and orderly managed. A must visit while in the city.
  • This aged old temple is magnificent and spiritually amazing. Feeling great after visited yesterday. It's wonderful to know that former US president Obama been here before!

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