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Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 0477
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This French-built cathedral occupies scenic Paris Square in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good39%
  • Average32%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“post office” (767 reviews)
“from france” (141 reviews)
“nice church” (81 reviews)
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Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 0477
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Since its undergoind some maintenance/renovation works we could only tak some pictures from outside.. nevertheless its a beautiful building and a definite place for a picture in HCMC..

Thank QayyumMohideen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am not good in looking at the sructure of an establishment but when I saw the notre dame in vietnam, I learned to appreciate the best architecture. The cathedral is a good place to take selfies because when you stand in front of this...More

Thank Gram_0623
Reviewed 2 days ago

I'm Catholic, and after spending almost two weeks backpacking across Indochina, I was really happy to see a cathedral. I was hoping I could go inside and pray, but the cathedral was closed for renovation then. Nonetheless, the cathedral is indeed a beauty. We had...More

Thank Grace V
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Few minutes needed to take a few photos is all that's needed. It's situated right across from the post office

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 3 days ago

The time we went the cathedral was closed. So i only got to see it form the outside. It was beautiful.

Thank Nadi K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is beautiful but sadly under renovations and therefore not allowed to go in. The beautiful statue of Virgin Mary on the outside is also incredible . Why is this a must see? Well the central post office is in front of it, the war...More

Thank JCRtraveller
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At present it is under refurbishment so exterior is only visible. But post office is worth a visit next door.

Thank Oyster123
Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth a visit to this church and it won't take too much time. The architecture is delightful and the French influence in and around this area is just fantastic.

Thank crackerjack181
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is where I normally go to hear mass on Sundays. English masses are at 9.30 am. It is now being renovated and it is good that only mass goers are allowed inside for the service.

Thank BianKa Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This active place of worship is one of HCMC's most visited spots & a great place to take photos ... the plantings surrounding the tall statue are beautiful throughout the year. FYI, there was extensive exterior renovation occurring this September, which affected the view/photo opportunity...More

Thank G C
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20 January 2017|
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Response from Andrew L | Reviewed this property |
If you have a chance to take a look inside, then remember to enter the sided gate, which is open every day while the main gate opens only during Sunday Mass. Many tourists visiting Notre Dame Cathedral would like to attend... More
Rowena C
31 July 2016|
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Response from John V | Reviewed this property |
9:30am on Sunday's is in English