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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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Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 0477
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This beautiful church depicts some great architectural work, but it's a bit disappointing that it was not open to the public. Hopefully it's a temporary thing.

Thank Niels K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Clearly amazing architecture but some under construction so took away a bit from the sight. There were also a lot of tourists so photos were a little tricky to take, to be expected!

Thank Tamara S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cathedral was being renovated when we visited in July, so we only got to view the outside. It's a beautiful French cathedral with a statue of the Blessed Mother in the front plaza. It was also a cloudy and gray day, but the surrounding...More

Thank tehmann
Reviewed 6 days ago

I found this cathedral in my guide book and was recommended by the hostel owner. I came here in the early morning and it was absolutely gorgeous. Looks like French architecture as it was built when Vietnam was controlled by France. However, it maybe not...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for pictures but it was closed for renovations I think so only interesting to walk around for a bit. They had an expo of old photographs surrounding the area. Interesting to see the development of HCMC.

Thank Eddy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have a wonder round the cathedral, then there is a garden that all of the locals go to eat lunch, join in and indulge in the culture a little bit.

Thank Tom V
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very beautiful church with the most amazing stained glass windows. Very well maintained. Good photo opportunity.

Thank jangSouthAfrica
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good photos feom the outside while walking past. Very busy do don't expect to get a photo without people in it. We didn't go inside so can't comment about that.

Thank JennyC0309
Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside still looks to be a major tourist attraction as you will find many tourist taking photos of the building. Unfortunately it is closed for renovations so we were unable to go inside. Don't go out of your way to find it if our...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was such a beautiful place to visit, the cathedral was stunning inside and out. When visiting Vietnam it is a must see.

Thank SaraLB28
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19 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
30 July 2016|
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Response from John V | Reviewed this property |
9:30am on Sunday's is in English