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Eunuch's tombs and temple

An interesting bit of Vietnamese history, the eunuchs of the Nguyen dynasty took over this temple... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jan F
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Monks in situ

This is still actively used with monks living here. It doesn't have the impressive structure of... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
lI0ve2h0liday
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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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Lovely temple in very nice gardens and pine forest.Can listen to the monks chanting a couple of times a day. Run by a famous monk. Beautiful energy.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Hue 530000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An interesting bit of Vietnamese history, the eunuchs of the Nguyen dynasty took over this temple area and had many of their graves here, as you walk in you'll be confronted by hawkers selling crackers to feed the fish in the pond, the grounds aren't...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is still actively used with monks living here. It doesn't have the impressive structure of the Thien My pagoda or the gardens of the tombs, it is far more humble. There are a significant number of stupas around, the area is less structured and...More

Thank lI0ve2h0liday
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I visited Tu Hieu Pagoda with my tour guide which was a real advantage as it was able to have explained to me the significance of the various structures I was seeing. It was a lovely peaceful place to visit where I was able to...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a really beautiful, really peaceful place. It is worth taking a bit of time to look around here, and also have someone explain a little bit about its history. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 20 January 2017

A bit outside Hue but worth the drive out. A lovely peaceful place with few other tourists. Very relaxing to wander around.

Thank Keith E
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

So many Buddhist temples in Vietnam seem to be completely divorced from Buddhist teachings and values. This temple, where Thic Nhat Han trained as a child, is different. Physically beautiful, with gorgeous, simple architecture, bonsai, and orchids; and also a spiritually powerful place that promotes...More

5  Thank Miriam K
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I stay in Dieu Tram - nun center of Plum village in Vietnam next to Tu Hieu Pagoda for one month. We walking mediation around Tu Hieu every early morning. It is so beautiful and peaceful. It better to visit in early morning so you...More

5  Thank Emily K
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We went there to experience this very significant pagoda. We arrived at 4 pm in time to hear a monk chant beautifully. Highly recommended.

1  Thank ernieernie
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Lovely setting and very peaceful. This is a Buddhist monastery that is well worth a visit. There is more to the site than just a pagoda. It has well kept garden areas. Lovely.

1  Thank multi v
Reviewed 17 December 2015

As a practitioner in the Plum Village tradition, it was very exciting for me to visit this pagoda where Thich Naht Hanh ordained, and I believe remains abbot in name. As I have done retreats at Thai Plum Village, I have met many of the...More

6  Thank M K
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