Emperor Jade Pagoda

8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“With incense swirling through the air and statues of dragons, fierce animals and wild birds looming all around you, this temple...is certainly atmospheric.”

– Afar Magazine

Concierge Concierge
"The loveliest Chinese pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City, the Jade Emperor Pagoda was built in 1909."
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"One of the most spectacularly atmospheric temples in HCMC, stuffed with statues of phantasmal divinities and grotesque heroes." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"The Cantonese community built this structure—the finest Chinese pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City—in 1909." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"It was in honour of Ngoc Hoang, the Jade Emperor of the Taoist religion, that this pagoda was built at the very start of the 20C." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"One of the most interesting pagodas in Vietnam, the Emperor Jade is filled with smoky incense and fantastic carved figurines. It was built by the Cantonese community around the turn of..." Full review