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Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

 
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Distance from city center: 3mi
alvingb's pictureby alvingb Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 16th of April, 2011
The Notre- Dame cathedral is a very famous architecture in Ho Chi Minh City. This cathedral is known to be made of materials that were only imported from France. The interior of the cathedral is simply stunning as it gives a very calm and peaceful feeling. The locals usually go there to offer their prayers. The interior architecture is beautiful and it is a great place for photographers to take pictures of cathedral architectures.
 
There is a famous Virgin Mary statue outside and many people often go to this place to take picture of this Virgin Mary statue. There are also many local who will be selling items such as postcards and local finger food along the Cathedral. This is a great place to just out with friends and enjoy the stunning architecture as well.

Address:
Dong Khoi, District 1



Price:
Free

Opening Hours:
Week days ( Monday to Saturday )

Visiting hours : from 08:00 AM to 10:30 AM & from 03:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Opening hours : from 05:00 AM to 11:00 AM & from 03:00 PM to 05:30 PM

Sunday Mass hours :

05:30 AM, 06:30 AM, 07:30 AM, 09:30 AM

04:00 PM, 05:15 PM , 06:30 PM



How to get there:
Taxi would be the best way to reach the cathedral

Phone number:
(84)437 925 078

On the web:
http://www.vietnam-beauty.com/cities/ho-chi-minh-city/5-ho-chi-minh-city/64-saigon-notre-dame-cathedral.html

 
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