Jade Emperor Pagoda

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Jade Emperor Pagoda


The Jade Emperor Pagoda (Vietnamese: Chùa Ngọc Hoàng; name: Ngọc Hoàng Điện, 玉皇殿, "Jade Emperor Hall", French: Temple Da Kao) also known as the Tortoise Pagoda (Vietnamese: Chùa Phước Hải; 福海寺, "Luck Sea Temple") is a Taoist pagoda located at 73 Mai Thi Luu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It was founded by Lưu Minh (Liu Ming) or Liu Taoyuan (Lưu Đạo Nguyên), a Cantonese, China. It is also known from 1984 by the new name (Phước Hải Tự, 福海寺, "Luck Sea Temple") and as the Tortoise Pagoda. Then U.S. President Barack Obama paid a visit to the pagoda during his state trip to Vietnam on 22 May 2016.

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