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“French architecture” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral
Duong Nguyen Du, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: This French-built cathedral occupies scenic Paris Square in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.
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“French architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

As the name implies, the Notre Dame Cathedral, like the main post office nearby, is a symbol of the French occupation of Vietnam. Good place for a photo, but if you'd like to look around inside you should inquire when it will be open because it's often closed between services. Your hotel reception should know the timetable.

Visited May 2013
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“Nice church”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We went to this church after visiting the Central Post Office. The church was nice and had free admission. I wasn't too blown away by the church.

Visited January 2013
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Melbourne Australia
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“Another beautiful piece of french architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

A smaller version of the Notre Dame in Paris. Make sure you go when there is no prayer session is going on as the church is closed during prayer times.

Visited May 2013
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“Pretty to look at”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Beautiful church to look at but it was Inaccessible which was a shame. It was only allowed to be seen from outside.

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“Good place for photos.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The structuring is really good, since it's like a little Paris in Vietnam. You can take a lot of breath-taking photos in this location.

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