Hindu Temple in Vietnam: Vietnam is a very beautiful and budget friendly country to visit for Indian people. Actually, the value of Indian currency is higher than the currency here, so visiting Vietnam will not spoil your budget. Apart from being beautiful, Vietnam is also famous for its peaceful environment, Buddhist temples, war museums, unique French architecture and delicious food. There is a crowd of tourists here all the time. Not only Buddhist temples but also Hindu temples of Vietnam are unique examples of architecture. Here we are telling you about the Hindu temples located in Vietnam, where you can visit.
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Mariamman Temple, located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, is a temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Mariamman. The temple was built in the late 19th century by Palaniappa Thevar of Pattukottai, Thanjavur district, a trading community in Tamil Nadu. In this temple you will get a glimpse of South Indian culture. The beautiful stone work makes this temple even more attractive. Statues of all Hindu gods and goddesses are present here.
Entry timings and fees: Entry into the temple is free. It opens from 7:00 am to 12:00 noon and then after being closed for an hour, the temple is opened again at 2:00 pm, which remains open till 7:00 pm.
My Sun Sanctuary
My Son Sanctuary, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is a group of ancient Hindu temples, mainly located in Hanoi, Vietnam. This group of temples, built between the 4th to 14th century AD, is now in ruins. This temple has received the status of World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This group of temples was built mainly of wood in the 4th century, but was later rebuilt in stone by the king of Champa Empire. After the attack by the Americans, only ruins are left at this place today, which are still attracting tourists.
Entry timings and fees: To enter this place, a fee of 150,000 VND (Vietnamese Dong) has to be paid per tourist. This place is open for tourists from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm.
This temple dedicated to the Navagrahas was built by Indian traders in the 19th century. Each Navagraha is dressed in colorful silk clothes. Here one can see beautiful pictures of Shiva, Krishna, Goddess Lakshmi and other deities of Hindu religion. Despite being ignored for many years, this temple is one of the most beautiful temples in Vietnam.
Entry timings and fees: Located in Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam, this temple opens from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm. There is no fee for entry.
Po Nagar Tower
This place was built by the Cham king Satyavarman in 784 AD. This temple dedicated to Goddess Po Nagar is one of the ancient Hindu temples. Devi Po Nagar is considered to be Goddess Bhagwati and Mahishasura Mardini. The towers present at this place are dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Ganesha. At some distance from this sacred place of worship, there is a temple of the Goddess, where women with children receive blessings.
Entry timings and fees: The temple is open for entry from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM, with an entry fee of 22000 VND (Vietnamese Dong).
Coming under the Cham people, this place is known for the worship of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. This place was constructed in the 11th century. Its architecture is linked to ancient Indian culture. This temple remains open 24 hours free of charge for tourists.