Ba Thien Hau Temple, Ho Chi Minh City

Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
View a prime example of 19th-century Chinese temple architecture at Ba Thien Hau Temple. This temple is frequented by a wide variety of worshippers and tourists. The site is dedicated to the goddess Thien Hau, who is said to be able to save people facing trouble out at sea. Take note of the ornate exterior roof, decorative lanterns, and wooden theater models. When you enter the temple, you will find a partially covered courtyard, altar, and burning incense. Plan my trip to Ho Chi Minh City with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.
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  • Being in such a manic city, this was really calming and literally just off of a side road. Allot of nice incents and statues to look at. Worth visiting.  more »
  • We didn't allow ourselves sufficient time to visit properly. We thought that about ten minutes would be sufficient. How wrong. We really could have lingered longer. The vibrancy of the interior was....  more »
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  • This is a very awesome place of worship. Close to other very popular Temples but this one which honours the sea goddess similar to Chinese Mazu is very old and a visual masterpiece. If you only visit one temple this should be on the list.
  • A very beautiful temple have been coming here for the last ten years. A very peaceful and mindful place...

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