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Address: Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 8 3822 0477
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Description: This French-built cathedral occupies scenic Paris Square in the heart of...
This French-built cathedral occupies scenic Paris Square in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.
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Nice Cathedral, nothing too exciting

It is a nice landmark, not the most amazing church Ive seen (but it does have it's history) and unless you want to pray, take a photo, or just take a look.... well you won't... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

It is a nice landmark, not the most amazing church Ive seen (but it does have it's history) and unless you want to pray, take a photo, or just take a look.... well you won't loose that much

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Went especially to see this as I was told it was a gem ? Its not. The building is not that old and the brickwork outside is neglected and crumbling and inside its filthy. the walls are dirty and the whole crowd - (they limit visiting to a number of hours per day) are crammed into the top of the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If you are close by & like photography it is a nice Church to capture straight opposite the Post Office. We got to have a quick look inside but did not find it anything out of the ordinary. Definitely worth a look if near by.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

magestic building in the middle of all the hustle and bustle of down town Saigon, when taking photos make sure there are no tourist busses there as the all park at the front of the building and ruin the view

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

If you aren't Catholic, you can still enjoy to take photo here. Just another great colonialism building in middle Ho Chi Minh.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

For some places of worship are significant landmarks for people to visit and if that's your thing then you cannot go past the occupying French's attempt to copy and replicate Notre Dam cathedral all the way out in Indochina, a truly in conic symbol of arrogance and colonialism.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

the heart of the bustling city, Ancient, sai gon very beautyful .. the people so friendly, hepful...

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

An ordinary catholic church in the middle of Saigon. Parts of the church is closed and you can not reach the beautiful paintings and sculptures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place for photography. But firmly command visit after having your meal. Restaurants around mostly with pretty high prices.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

This is certainly an iconic building within the downtown Saigon area. Incredible to see the mix of both old and new, the cultural mix etc. Great place to visit

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