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2 Buddhist Temples to explore in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City, also known by its former name of Saigon is the most populous city in Vietnam with a population of 8.4 million. It is the financial centre of Vietnam and a major air travel gateway to Vietnam.

Ba Thien Hau Pagoda
Ba Thien Hau Pagoda710 Nguyễn Trãi, Phường 11, Quận 5, Hồ Chí Minh 70000, Vietnam

Located right on busy Nguyen Trai Street, it can be accessed by entering through an iron gate and crossing a small courtyard. The roof is decorated with small delicately fashioned porcelain figurines expressing themes from Chinese legends. Lanterns and wooden models of Chinese theaters hang over the entrance.

Giac Lam Pagoda
Giac Lam Pagoda565 Lạc Long Quân, Phường 10, Tân Bình, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh 70000, Vietnam

A historic Buddhist pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City. Built in 1744, it is one of the oldest temples in the city. The bodhi tree present in the garden was brought to Vietnam from Sri Lanka by the 20th Sinhalese Theravada Buddhist monk Narada.

Map of Buddhist Temples to explore in Ho Chi Minh City