Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral stands as a testament to the impact of the French culture and Christian civilization on Indochina. The neo-Romanesque red-brick cathedral was considered the most beautiful church in the French colonies at the time it was built (between 1877 and 1883). The two belfries, which were added in 1895, rise to the height of 60 m (190 ft). See some of the original stained-glass windows inside the entrance and the devotional tablets on interior walls. The cathedral was the center of media attention in 2005, when thousands of devotees flocked around the Virgin Mary statue that reportedly shed tears in front of the main entrance. Plan a trip to Ho Chi Minh City easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
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  • What a shame. The cathedral is undergoing extensive remedial works and is closed to the public. The building looks impressive from the outside and I am sure the inside must be something special, but.....  more »
  • Selected times you can visit as undergoing refurbishment so we didn't get to see inside. Think it's open from 5lm for hour or so.  more »
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  • It’s a good attraction and also on the opposite side of another great attraction that is saigon post office. There’s no fee to see it . You can take great pictures and adjacent to it is a place where there’s a lot of pigeons fed by tourists. You will find a lot of people praying there. Both the attractions have no fee and are close enough. These are also a must see attractions in Ho Chi Minh City.
  • A beautiful church (cathedral) located in downtown od Ho Chi Min city, as a testimony of the country's french colonial period. The church opens from 6 am to 8 pm. There is a small plaza in front with a statue of Lady of the Immaculate Conception. This place has become a symbol of the city. Recommended!
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