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Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

Closed Now: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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This French-built cathedral occupies scenic Paris Square in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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01 Cong xa Paris | Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 0477
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Reviewed yesterday

So stunning. A little bit of history, and very beautiful. They were busy with renovations and we couldn't go in. But the outside is amazing. Don't miss this when in Saigon.

Thank madeleinbooth
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Centrally located with surrounded by hectic city pace, yet felt the solitude and calm when in the cathedral. English service on Sundays is at 9.30am has many nationalities. Currently exterior is under renovation and some parts may not look good for pictures.

Thank 731eugh
Reviewed yesterday

A classic Gothic cathedral set majestically in its own traffic island. Although only open for limited hours, if you can get inside it is worthwhile - a peaceful relief from the hustle and bustle outside. Of special interest is the statue of the Virgin with...More

Thank sydneysider48
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place to visit but make sure to wear modest clothing in order to be allowed in. The outside is beautiful, definately worth a few photographs! The architecture is great.

Thank Riley1993
Reviewed yesterday

Nice for photos. Cross the street with the post office ( a tourist spot). There some maintenance work going on so only photo outside ( Nov 2018)

Thank Relax14593074214
Reviewed 2 days ago

Not much to see as they are doing construction and there was no access. The structure from the outside looks nice and having just left Thailand, for an Asian country, it is surprising they have such a large church structure in the center of the...More

Thank Andre M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This church certainly looks impressive from the outside. Unfortunately, at the time of our visit, the outside is all visitors can see. It is bring refurbished and is surrounded by scaffolding. Visit there by all means. But do be aware that, as of now, your...More

Thank QuentinYoknapatawpha
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The cathedral is under renovation. It is not open when we visit it (on Saturday). Hence we can only look at it from external. The exterior of the cathedral is absolutely beautiful. It is not possible to miss this building. I do wish to visit...More

Thank HS-MJ99
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pretty building, and obviously quite historically significant, but you cannot go inside so you only really end up spending a couple of minutes outside taking photos. There is also loads of construction happening so there is currently scaffolding around the side of the building. Still...More

Thank Lisak2000
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excited to see the views of the church there unfortunately it is under renovation. U guys might take the statue outside. its worth it

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Asanka F
August 15, 2018|
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Response from AMC286 | Reviewed this property |
The church is under renovation but mass was delayed at 9:30 am
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John C
November 17, 2017|
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Response from FoodyInstinct | Reviewed this property |
Closed due to renovations.
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January 19, 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
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