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Saigon Notre Dame Basilica, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 
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added on the 7th of January, 2016
Visit Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral was built by the French colonists between 1863 and 1880. The name Notre-Dame Cathedral was given after Bishop Pham Van Thien held a ceremony to install the statue of Peaceful Notre Dame, made with granite from Rome, in 1959. In 1962, Vatican anointed it as Saigon Chief Cathedral conferred it basilique. Since this time, this cathedral is called Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica.

What to see for Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

The design of the Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral has a great influence from French civilization. At the time of construction this Basilica was the most beautiful cathedral ever built in the all French colonies. All the materials such as the red bricks for the facade was imported from France, by the way the two bell towers each with the height of 61 m and 6 bronze bells have just been added in 1895.

How to get to Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral?

No need to be worry about how to find the Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, if you dont know where to go just show it to the xe om( motor bike taxi) or ask a loca and they definitely point you the direction.

Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
08;00 to 17;00

How to get there:
Taxi, motor bike taxi, and Cyclo

On the web:
http://www.vietnameseprivatetours.com/saigon-notre-dame-cathedral/

 
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