Cao Dai Temple – Cu Chi Tunnels Tour Full Day Trip
Cao Dai is a monastic religion that was formally established in Vietnam in 1926. It is a combination of many religions and beliefs, including Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Vietnamese spiritualism, Christianity, and Islam. The term “Cao Dai” literally means “a high place.” Its practitioners believe in the dogma do not kill, live honestly, sociable, do good and avoid evil, help around, praying, worshiping ancestor. The Cao Dai Holy See in Tay Ninh province is attracting many domestic and foreign tourists.
Tour Itinerary :
The Great holy See temple, built in 1926, is considered one of the most striking structures in all of Asia. It is the headquarter of Caodaism, a religion with colorful mix of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism. Visitors will attend the noo prayer session to witness the daily mass held by the Cao Dai followers, which is a great experience. After lunch, visitors will go to the Cu chi tunnels.
Located 60km from Hochimnh city, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti – American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for its tunnels system of over 220km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.
The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, When Cu Chi was ” A Free Target Zone “. The remnants visitors will see, show Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there and visitors will see the remnants.
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