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Undergoing Restoration

I did not get into see the building but it is great to see that the city elders are looking after... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Beautiful and historic church

Built in the mid 1850’s , beautiful architecture and very peaceful right in the middle of district... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
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01 Ton That Tung, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to see the cathedral. Everyone told us it was closed for renovation. It was the Sunday "of Confirmation" and that service with hundreds of children was followed by an English mass with a wonderful choir. It was obviously not closed and an unforgettable and...More

Thank jgieske
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Catholic Church is a beautiful building and is a landmark which i will also recommend to see or visit.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to see as the church is under renovation now. (Oct 2018) There wasn't much to see before as you were only allowed inside the entry to the church. I think it would be a great stop if they allowed you to actually go...More

Thank RickOH28
Reviewed 3 September 2018

I did not get into see the building but it is great to see that the city elders are looking after such historical buildings as this - I am sure this will be another jewel in the crown for Sai Gon city

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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Built in the mid 1850’s , beautiful architecture and very peaceful right in the middle of district 1 HCM City

Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

A nice church to see in handy walking distance of Bui Vien Walking Street. Good to see and get some nice photo's.

Thank glenn1gc
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Whilst on a tour of Ho Chi Minh we visited this Church. As a Catholic it was a great place to visit as the Basilca is closed for renovations. I was amazed to see the number of school children visiting and other tourists as well....More

Thank muntrof
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The church was built by the richest millionaire in ancient Sai Gon, Huyen Sy, who was the grandpa of the last queen of Nguyen Dynasty and also last dynasty of Vietnam history. I didn't know much about history but thanks to a local friend from...More

Thank LiuXiaoping
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Having said that, there are exceptions. In general, however, they are not trained in customer service. This does not seem to be their priority. Their level of the city can be poor. Most of them speak very little English so make sure you write down...More

Thank lapointeber
Reviewed 31 May 2018

sadly was closed when we visit, looked very good from outside, however we were not able to gain entry which was a shame, but right over the road from the Post Office building so saw that instead.

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Response from PaulSiow | Reviewed this property |
Haven't attended mass here. Don't think they have English mass. However in District 1, you can attend the 9.30am English mass in Notre Dame Cathedral on Sundays. The choir there sings beautifully in English. Attended mass... More
25 July 2017|
Response from Curt N | Reviewed this property |
"Dress code"? I think dreads are ok ;) Most tourists don't go inside the church as it has services. Most catholic churches are OK w shorts and tank tops etc if you are quiet and don't take photos etc.. Email them perhaps; if... More