Jade Emperor Pagoda
|Jade Emperor Pagoda|
The main entrance
|Province||Ho Chi Minh|
|Location||Ho Chi Minh City|
The Jade Emperor Pagoda (Vietnamese: Chùa Ngọc Hoàng; official name: Ngọc Hoàng Điện 玉皇殿, "Jade Emperor Temple") is a Taoist pagoda located at 73 Mai Thi Luu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It was built by the Chinese community in 1909. It is also known from 1984 by the new Chinese name Phước Hải Tự (福海寺, "Luck Sea Temple" ), and as the Tortoise Pagoda. U.S. President Barack Obama paid a visit to the pagoda during his state trip to Vietnam on 22 May 2016.
- Lonely Planet Vietnam Robert Storey - 1995 "The Jade Emperor Pagoda (known in Vietnamese as Phuoc Hai Tu and Chua Ngoc Hoang) built in 1909 by the Cantonese (Quang Dong) Congregation, is truly a gem .."
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