9 Religious- Other to explore in Vietnam
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The Cua Ong Temple dedicated to Tran Quoc Tang, the third son of Tran Hung Dao, many generals of Tran Dynasty and Hoang Cau – a local general who fought bravely against invaders. Cua Ong Temple is more beautiful at its festival time. The Cua Ong Temple Festival is held from the 2nd day of the first lunar month to the 30th day of the third lunar month.
Temple of Nguyen Huu Canh , also known as Dinh Binh Kinh in Hiep Hoa commune (Cu Lao Pho), Bien Hoa, Dong Nai , Vietnam . This is a historical site ranked by the State on March 25, 1990. Here, the people of Bien Hoa worship the founder of the nation, Nguyen Huu Canh - a famous person who has made great contributions to the country in expanding and reorganizing the southern border of the country.
Hon Chen Temple located on Ngoc Tran Mountain, Thua Thien Hue Province, is one of the most reputable relics attracting tourists to experience historical value here. Hon Chen Temple is not only a historical and religious monument but also a scenic spot with a unique cultural attraction.
The Esplanade of Sacrifice to the Heaven and Earth (Nam Giao Esplanade) is an imperial altar situated south of the city of Huế, central Vietnam. It is dedicated to the heaven and earth. The complex was visited by the monarchs of the Nguyen dynasty for annual ceremonies of prayer to Heaven.
The Cao Dai religion (Caodaism) is unique to southern Vietnam and was established in 1926. It’s something completely different religion that blends Buddhism, Christianity, Taoism, Confucianism, and Islam. It is the 3rd largest religion in Vietnam and the structure is stunning and beautiful.
The Pagoda of the Celestial Lady in Hue is the most important buildings for Vietnamese people in the country. This 7 story pagoda lies on the banks of Perfume River. It was officially built in 1601 under Nguyen Hoang Lord reign – the first Nguyen Lord in Southern Vietnam.