Streets of Saigon part two

Well some Pagoda withdrawal had set in, so I walked to the north of the city to find the Jade Emperor Pagoda, as I entered I was intrigued to see what this guy was feeding with so much bread, ducks I presumed, alas no, turtles, hence the name Turtle Pagoda, Oh and if you fancy one they’re for sale outside too.
Jade Emperor Pagoda.

“One of the most beautiful and famous of Ho Chi Minh City pagodas is the Jade Emperor Pagoda. It is a Taoist pagoda built by the Cantonese Chinese community during the years 1892 to 1909. Turtle sanctuary in the middle of the bustling city of Saigon, this temple is known with the names of Pagoda Ngoc Hoang and also as Tu Hai Phuoc Pagoda”

Here is some more info…

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Many activities going on along the street including Tennis, Baseball and Rock climbing


Street barber


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