The church is already 2000 years old and it's amazing it's still there
4:30 pm: The Cathedral was finished in 1880 and was established by French colonists following the conquest of Cochinchina and Saigon. It has two bell towers with a height of over 58 meters. According to several online articles, initially it was called Saigon Church but in 1959, Bishop Phan Van held a ceremony to install the statue of Peaceful Notre Dame made with granite from Rome. In 1962, after the Vatican anointed it as Saigon Chief Cathedral, it was called Saigon Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica.
We visited the Notre Dame Cathedral, a Catholic church and a core Cathedral of the city. We said a prayer of thanks for how wonderful the trip had been for us.