Notre Dame Cathedral
Notre Dame Cathedral is a cathedral over a hundred years old and it is a place you should visit in Ho Chi Minh City. With unique architectural style and ancient beauty appeared amidst bustling city, surely you will love this place from the first time!
Address: 01 Cong Xa Paris, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh.
Vietnamese: Nhà Thờ Đức Bà.
Notre Dame Cathedral is located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880. With its unique architecture, it is also considered a symbol of Saigon along with Ben Thanh Market and is a place you should visit once, especially for those who follow Christianity.
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 find many interesting things, 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.
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, the cost around 20,000 dong.
How to go to Notre Dame Cathedral
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 go shopping at Diamond Plaza (shopping mall), drinking coffee at Trung Nguyen or Highland and enjoying the view.
Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the top 10 Places to Visit in Ho Chi Minh City.
We would like to introduce you to some restaurants that we found reasonable near Notre Dame Cathedral.
- Ghem (Vietnamese Rice & Cafe): Address: 103 Pasteur Street; Price: 30,000 - 50,000 dong/one; Opening: 7:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
- Ong Tam (Saigon Cuisine): Address: 87 Nguyen Du; Price: 50,000 - 200,000 dong/dish; Opening: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
- Lau Cong Chua (Hotpot): Address: 4th floor, Diamond Plaza; Price: 60,000 -120,000 dong/one; Opening: 9:00 AM - 10 PM.