Notre Dame Cathedral

Notre Dame Cathedral is a cathedral over a hundred years old and it is a place you should visit while in Saigon. With unique architectural style and ancient beauty appeared amidst bustling city, surely you will love this place from the first time!

OVERVIEW

Notre Dame Cathedral

Vietnamese: Nhà Thờ Đức Bà.

Notre dame cathedralis a cathedral located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.  The cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters (190 feet).

Notre Dame Cathedral area is a lively area in Saigon, in front of the cathedral is the park (the park 30/4), next to the Saigon Central Post Office and surrounded by modern business centers.

If possible, try walking from Ben Thanh market to the cathedral, you will realize the wonders. That may be the doves flying, high-rise buildings interspersed old buildings or the line of a crowded motorcycle of a developing city.

Mass in english is held every Sunday at 9:30 am.

 

Notre Dame Cathedral

 

HOW TO GO

From Ben Thanh Market to Notre Dame Cathedral is about 1 km, you can get there by bus, taxi or on foot. You should use google maps to get there easier. 

In departure you enter: "Ben Thanh Market".

In destination you enter: "Notre dame cathedral".

Then click on "Start" and follow the instructions.

Similarly if you come from another place.

If you walk, you will take about 15 minutes.

If you get there by taxi/grab/uber, the cost around 20,000 dong.

How to go to Notre Dame Cathedral

 

EXPERIENCES

Notre Dame Cathedral area is a lively area in Saigon, in front of the cathedral is the park (the 30/4  park), next to the Saigon Central Post Office and surrounded by modern business centers so you should take time to explore this area. 

You should visit the 30/4 Park and enjoy a cup of "bet coffee" its price is about 12,000 dong (do not forget to bargain). You can also shop at Diamond Plaza (shopping mall), drinking coffee at Trung Nguyen or Highland and enjoying the view.

At the 30/4 park there are many food sellers stroll, you just sit down bench (or sit on the ground), then sellers will come to ask you, do not forget to ask the price in advance if you want to buy.