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“English mass”

Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
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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.
Ho Chi Minh City
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“English mass”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The "only" place in HCMC where the service is held in English (as far as I'm aware) and no matter of locals, expats or tourits; it's always a good crowd on Sundays.
Besides that it's a nice landmark within D1, although a bit more could be done to keep it in shape (a bit paint would get a long way)
But I can only strongly recomend if you looking for a place to go to mass in HCMC as I do so whenever in town on Sundays.

Visited November 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Ok...”
Reviewed November 21, 2013

As long as you dont plan your trip around seeing this one monument its fine.

You may enjoy this place if you absolutely love buildings and architecture, but otherwise it is a little underwhelming.

If you are in HCMC, district 1, you are bound to pass by the Notre Dame, especially considering Diamond Plaza (shopping) is across the road from it.

Small nit-knacks and souvenirs can be found close by, couples enjoying their wedding day and photos outside as well and drinks and snacks.

All in all, you'll most likely stop by this place by chance. Have a stare at it (dont think you can enter the building itself) take a photo and go your merry way.

Visited November 2013
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New York City, New York
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“Not worth a stop ....”
Reviewed November 15, 2013

From the outside the church makes for a decent photo, and a church like this feels a little out of place outside of Europe. If you have seen the many beautiful churches all over Europe, you won't be impressed by this. I wasn't. But then again it takes 5 minutes total and you most likely will only be in Saigon once.

Visited November 2013
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“Serenity”
Reviewed November 15, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful...... It is a shame that all the buses park outside making it difficult to take a photo but still a quiet place inside for reflection.

Visited November 2013
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“Not that impressive”
Reviewed November 14, 2013

One of the tour mandatory photo stops along with the central post office. They both show good history for the city during colonial times but really it is just another cathedral and if you only have a short time in saigon i would easily recommend skipping it to see other sights. Venturing around the streets is more interesting.

Visited December 2012
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