Tour Ho Chi Minh and Vicinities

Cu Chi - Cao Dai

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Tour Code: 04CC-CD
Departure: Ho Chi Minh
Tour type: Ho Chi Minh and Vicinities
Duration: One day
Destination: Ho Chi Minh
Price from: 9

Tay Ninh, near the Cambodian border, is home to the unique Cao Dai sect, whose patron saints include Joan of Arc, Victor Hugo and Winston Churchill to name a few. The religion is a hybrid of Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism and Christianity. The Cao Dai Temple at Tay Ninh has been described as a Walt Disney fantasia of the East. The temple's exterior is decorated with multi-colored dragons of all shapes and sizes competing for space with a number of swastikas. Above the main entrance is the all-seeing holy eye, the symbol of the Cao Dai sect. The interior is just as engaging as statues of Jesus Christ, Buddha and the Hindu god, Brahma, stand side by side.

 

Cu Chi Tunnel and Cao Dai Temple Full Day

Departure: 7.30 Am               Return: 6.30 Pm

The Great Holy See Temple, built in 1926, is considered one of the most striking structures in all of south-east Asia. It is the centre of Cao Dai temple, a religion that blends Buddhism, Christianity and Confucianism. Explore this fascinating site and attend the colorful noon-day mass held by the Cao Dai followers. It is an experience not to be missed. After lunch, visit the Cu Chi Tunnels.

Located 60km from Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role during the American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its network of tunnels, which extends over 220km, and is a popular destination for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.

Today, Cu Chi is a tranquil place of rice paddy fields with ducks and water buffalos bathing in the rivers alongside the road. But this peaceful rural scene belies the terrible destruction and defoliation caused by bombing and mines when Cu Chi was a "Free Target Zone". Cu Chi still contains plenty of evidence of the fierce battle that took place here and all over this area you will find the remnants of war.

 

 

 

Joining Group Tour: 9 usd/pax (179.000 vnd)

  • Includes: A/C bus, English speaking guide
  • Excludes: Entrance fee, food, Drinks

Private Tour Price

Include :  A/C car or van , English speaking guide, entrance free to the tunnels.

Departure time, meeting point : as requested

Prices are subject to change depending on number of pax and high or low season. If you find something unclear or your case falls in special ones, please phone us for an immediate response

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