Cholon Wanders – Visiting Saigon’s historic Chinatown district

For visitors to Saigon the most popular sites are in a compact area around District 1 and 3. If you have time though I recommend making a visit to Cholon, which is the old Chinatown area, most of which lies in District 5. Cholon used to be a city in itself until it was merged […]

Thien Hau Temple, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

The Pagoda of the Lady Thien Hau is a temple located in the Cho Lon (Chinatown) area of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The temple is dedicated to Thiên Hậu, the Lady of the Sea. Thien Hau Temple Map and Location Thien Hau Temple, 710 Nguyen Trai, District 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Goddess of Mercy Temple, Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia

The Goddess of Mercy Temple (Kuan Yin Temple) is the oldest temple in Georgetown. I happened to be here just after the Chinese New Year so these lanterns were lining the courtyard. It is usually busier than this (especially around CNY) but I managed to catch a break in the crowd to see mostly pigeons. […]

Sung Shan Tzu Yu Temple, Taipei – Taiwan

Sung Shan Tzu Yu Temple near the Raohe St night market in Taipei, Taiwan. Travel Photos: Taipei photo gallery

Caodaist temple, Ho Chi Minh City – Vietnam

Caodaism is a religion that was established in Tay Ninh, Vietnam in 1926. These colourful temples can be found around Ho Chi Minh City and southern Vietnam. This temple is on Tran Hung Dao in district 1. Travel Photos: Ho Chi Minh City photo gallery

Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh – Cambodia

Wat Phnom is the principal Buddhist temple of Phnom Penh. The temple was first built in the 1300’s and sit on top of the tallest peak in PP, at a lofty 27 metres. Phnom Penh Travel Resources Phnom Penh travel guide Phnom Penh hotels Phnom Penh cafes Phnom Penh photo gallery

Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia. Travel Photos: Kuala Lumpur photo gallery

Munirensay Pagoda, Can Tho – Vietnam

Th Khmer Pagoda, Munirensay in Can Tho, Vietnam. Travel Photos: Can Tho photo gallery

Temple V, Tikal – Guatemala

Temple V is one of several well preserved Mayan pyramids at Tikal National Park, Guatemala. The park is set in thick jungle and there are still temples buried under hundreds of years of vegetation, waiting to be excavated. Travel Photos: Tikal photo gallery

[Travel Photo] Sri Mahamariamman Temple, Georgetown Penang – Malaysia

The Sri Mahamariamman Hindu temple in Georgetown, Penang – Malaysia. Travel Photos: Georgetown photo gallery