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Address: Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
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Phone Number:
+84 8 3822 0477
Today
08:00 - 11:00
15:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 11:00
15:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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This French-built cathedral occupies scenic Paris Square in the heart of Ho...

This French-built cathedral occupies scenic Paris Square in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.

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Old old catholic Cathedral in decent shape and still being used.

If you are looking for english mass on sundays 9:30 is the time and pretty full. If you are a tourist you can also visit if not disturbing people at mass.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
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Quezon City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

One's visit to Saigon will not be complete without heading over this very beautiful church. The way the church was designed and built is truly an aesthetic treat!

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you are looking for english mass on sundays 9:30 is the time and pretty full. If you are a tourist you can also visit if not disturbing people at mass.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

this is the nice place for every one. If you want to take a picture, I think it's the good idea also the place for the Christance where they pray for ...

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Some lovey red brick architecture and la nice central spot in the city. Inside is a bit disappointing, not the Catholic church's most ornate cathedral by a long way !!! Has a strange closing time around 11am and opens again I think at 2 or 3pm. Stay calm if you have to cross the road to get to it ...... More 

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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

If you want to visit the inside of the Cathedral, you may want to be sure to visit at the times of the day when it is open to the public. It is not open all day like most. Walking in this area, you see many architectural gems including the Post Office.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We did not enter the church, but if you want a quickie photo opp, just walk on by. Very close to Independence Palace, Siagon Post office and War Rem Museum.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We took some pics outside. Inside with too dark and we didn't want to disrespect the people praying.

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Melbourne - Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

You would think you are in Paris, beautiful from outside, was disappointed with the inside, nothing spectacular. Over the weekend it is a very popular place for wedding photographs, so plan a week day

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Cathedral is simple and down-to-earth. The attendants of the church are very strict about touring the church. To them, it is a sacred place of worship and I totally respect that. I attended mass there and it was good. A place worth visiting.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

It's been more than 2 decades since I last stepped in here despite seeing it every day and working literally a stones throw away. Was part of a guided tour I joined with some visitors. Guide was great and reminded me of lots of facts that I had forgotten

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