Tag Archives: Vung Tau Relic

Niet Ban Tinh Xa Monastery – Vung Tau City

Niet Ban Tinh Xa Monastery is located on Ha Long Street, Vung Tau City, approximately 130km from Ho Chi Minh City. It is one of the largest pagodas with modern architectural features. This monastery was built on a hill from 1969 to 1974. The monastery has a flag pillar, a symbol of an ancient lotus […]

The Thang Tam’s Holy Temple

In ancient Vietnamese culture, there was usually a holy temple in every village to worship the village guardian who helped protect the local people from super-natural forces and their enemies. The village temple was also a place where various cultural and religious activities took place. Over the years, due to historical changes, many such temples […]

Vung Tau Christ the Redeemer – Vietnam

Sitting on the 170 meters Small Mountain, the statue of Jesus Christ standing 32 meters tall and overlooking the South China Sea, is one of the tallest statues in the world. The statue represents Jesus with arms stretching 18.3 meters and is one of the most famous symbols of the beautiful coastal city of Vung […]

The Villa Blanch (The White Palace) in Vung Tau

Built by the French in 1898 and named after Villa Blanche, a daughter of an Indochina French Governor General Paul Doumer, who later became the French president. In Vietnamese, Villa Blanch means “White Palace”. Local people call it Bach Dinh. At that time, this was the favorite holiday mansion of different French Governors and top […]