Khmer Minority People’s Museum
Opposite the Ang Pagoda entrance is the nicely presented Khmer Minority People’s Museum , which displays photos, costumes and other...
Uncle Ho Temple
The highly unusual (particularly in these southern parts) Uncle Ho Temple is dedicated, of course, to the late president Ho Chi Minh,...
This modern Khmer pagoda is also known as the stork pagoda after the great white birds that nest in the tall trees here. It’s a...
One of the most popular restaurants in town, this is run by a Chinese family who stuck around. Greatest hits include a famous fish kebab...
44 Ɖ Dien Bien Phu · interesting places nearby
Ong Pagoda information
The very ornate, brightly painted Ong Pagoda is a fully fledged Chinese pagoda and a very active place of worship. The red-faced god on the altar is deified general Quan Cong who is believed to offer protection against war and is based on a historical figure, a 3rd century soldier.
The Ong Pagoda was founded in 1556 by the Fujian Chinese Congregation, but has been rebuilt a number of times. Recent visitors from Taiwan and Hong Kong have contributed money for the pagoda’s restoration, which explains why it is in such fine shape.