Mekong Delta Travel Guide

Mekong Delta Sights

Cao Dai Temple

  • 85D Ly Thuong Kiet Map It
  • My Tho
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 06/20/2019

Fodor's Review

Established in 1926 in the southern Vietnamese city of Tay Ninh, Caodaism is a monotheistic religion, in which Cao Dai is believed to be the creator of the universe. The temple in My Tho is a smaller offshoot of the main Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh (also called the Holy See Temple), and was built in the early 1970s. The colorful structure, which is done up in every shade of the rainbow and then some, has impressive wooden carvings of deities, immaculately painted iron grillwork, and handsome tiles. Such an explosion of color and designs simply has to be seen to be believed.

Sight Information

Address:

85D Ly Thuong Kiet, My Tho, Tien Giang, Vietnam

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Published 06/20/2019

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