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Notre Dame Cathedral

Duong Nguyen Du, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Type: Religious Sites
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: This French-built cathedral occupies scenic Paris Square in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.
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Cork, Ireland
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

As with all tourist attractions in Vietnam, opening hours are fairly freelance, lots of things closed by 11 am! It's very similar to the one in Paris. Not as large but worth a visit, can't testify to the inside!

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Alesund, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Was looking around outside because it was closed, it was nice but need a makeover outside..............................................

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Notre Dame Cathedral in HCMC was built in the late 1800s of materials imported from France.This cathedral is located next to the central post office. Nice building and architecture

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Margaret River, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is such a gorgeous building to look at. We just missed out on seeing inside as the visiting hours are between 8am- 11am, and 3pm to 4 pm. The Central Post Office is right across the road so great to see 2 beautiful building at the one location. Definitely worth a visit.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

I'm not really into this kind of attraction but it's nice, it is harmonious (getting along with its surrounding). Should see it at least once, it is worth it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

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Los Angeles, California
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40 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

One of the must-see tourist sites in HCM city. Beautiful architecture from the outside with a small "green" plaza in front of the church. The altar and the rest of the interior is simple with beautiful stained glass windows above the altar and above the front entrance but not as ornate as other Notre Dame cathedrals in Europe. The Saigon... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Perched in the middle of a busy modern city, it's such an awesome feeling looking at this old building. While the building around it is in modern design, it has an old European architecture. Going inside, there's a deep feeling of sacred solemnity. What's surprising for me is that the cathedral is still used for Catholic Sunday Services even until... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very old cathedral church build in ancient architecture. Good and calm place to have a prayer. If we visit on sunday we may get a chance to see Vietnamese marriage too!!

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Cannes, France
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Great outside but not really worth it inside as it is very sober. You won't get distracted while praying.

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