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Corner of Cach Mang Thang Tam & Nguyen Dinh Chieu Street, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I found the monument very powerful. Before coming here I had read up on the story of why he did it, and what affect the picture had worldwide. This was good because there are no explanations in English at all. That's the only minus at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Maria M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bodhisattva Thich Quang Duc Statue, the Venerable monk who sacrificed his life by self-burning to raise the voice on the rights of liberty of buddhism in the country. only a saint in buddhism region can seat in lotus position with burning flame around the body...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tamnguyen2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently stopped here on a day tour of the city. Directly across the street from the actual site, this memorial/statue/information is poignant and tells the story perfectly

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JLS300
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The story behind this monument is emotional. Worth reading up on it. The monument is beautiful and well kept. An easy walk from district 1 and the backpacker area. Worth going to see, but really it is just a monument and it is the story...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank leanneb310
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Awesome monument. And the backstory really makes you think. But the Tripadvisor location is wrong, its pretty close to the War Remnants Museum.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank marcbS3270EH
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Not an easy to find location, but once you find this [short 10 minute taxi from the city center hotels] it will be worth it. Free to enter in the open air tribute to the Buddhist monk who suffered self immolation to protest aggression of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MatthewWinfield1
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Be careful the place located on TripAdvisor is completely wrong. The monument just on the corner of 2 crowded roads reminds you that people can die for ideas...

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 354huguess
Reviewed 20 October 2018

For one man to give of himself in something he believed it, the image of the burning monk is shocking to see, yet somehow this place is so peaceful....we did a really informative tour with students who told us about this Monk who gave his...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MasterP0
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We covered this monument as part of our motorbike tour. Our guide was a guy who was majoring in tourism so he knew the history behind this place. He explained about the monk who sacrificed his life to

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank saumverm
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I enjoyed the tour with this monument. the students that provided us the tour has given us much insight about Him. great!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Zephyriousity
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