Phap Viện Minh Dang Quang, Ho Chi Minh City

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#19 of 37 in Historic Sites in Ho Chi Minh City
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Phap Viện Minh Dang Quang is one of the largest temples in Ho Chi Minh City, established by the Mendicant Buddhist Order, one of the biggest Buddhist sects in southern Vietnam. The central octagon-shaped temple topped with a lotus flower was designed in traditional Chinese architectural style. Most people come here to pray and visit the huge bronze statue of the Buddha inside the central pagoda, but the restaurant serving delicious vegetarian dishes carries the biggest appeal for the foreign travelers. Plan to visit Phap Viện Minh Dang Quang and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ho Chi Minh City attractions using our Ho Chi Minh City trip planning tool.
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  • Coming here was just what I needed after that disturbing visit to Binhn An Cemetery. This is a beautiful complex that's got an awesome feng shui thing going on. Pretty much, it's a main, multilevel.....  more
    Coming here was just what I needed after that disturbing visit to Binhn An Cemetery. This is a beautiful complex that's got an awesome feng shui thing going on. Pretty much, it's a main, multilevel.....  more »
  • A few steps but worth the effort, not much other traditional settings within this area which is mostly shopping malls 
    A few steps but worth the effort, not much other traditional settings within this area which is mostly shopping malls  more »
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  • Yoko Ono said simply breathe to meditate. This is one of the right places to do it.
  • A very good collection of gifts and crafts. We can go for any at a given time..

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