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Tan Dinh Church

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Attractions Details

📌 Address

289 Hai Bà Trưng, Phường 8, Quận 3, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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"When visiting Tan Dinh Church in Ho Chi Minh City, make sure to take a moment and explore the nearby Tan Dinh Market, which offers a vibrant atmosphere and a great opportunity to experience the local culture through its bustling stalls and delicious street food. Don't forget to try the banh mi sandwiches sold at the market for a tasty and authentic Vietnamese snack!"

An essential stop when taking some Ho Chi Minh City tours, the Tan Dinh Church Saigon is a Romanian-style church, and one of the largest churches in the city, not far behind the Notre Dame Cathedral. The intricate Gothic and Renaissance features of Tan Dinh Church have survived the turbulent periods of Vietnam, and today stands proud as a popular sightseeing destination in HCM city!

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Built in 1876 and spanning 60 meters in height, it’s widely regarded as the second biggest church in Ho Chi Minh City, after Notre Dame Cathedral. So, why is the church such a popular tourist hotspot? The church is actually bright pink! This unique feature makes it an incredible place to get some vacation snaps for your Instagram, and one of the best things to do in Ho Chi Minh City as a whole.

How to get there:

Located on Hai Ba Trung Street in District 3, Tan Dinh Church Saigon is a 10 minute taxi ride from District 1. Whilst you’re exploring the area, stop by at the nearby Tan Dinh Market to browse through the extensive collection of fabrics, bags, clothing, and produce, as well as delicious (and inexpensive) street food. The church is also close to Le Van Tam Park, where you can take a much needed breather from the hustle and bustle of the markets!


Best time to visit:

The pink church is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Ho Chi Minh city that is open free for the public to sightsee! You can come here both on weekdays and at weekends. In general, you can visit the church any time as it is open every day. But if you want to attent a mass, please have a look at these timings:

  • Monday – Saturday: 5am – 6:15am – 5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Sunday: 5am – 6:15am – 7:30am – 9:00am – 4:00pm – 5:30pm – 7:00pm

It can get quite busy in the church around the holidays. Especially around Christmas in Vietnam and  Vietnamese New Year (TET).

Note that all the masses at the church are in Vietnamese and the schedule can be changed on special occasions.

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After wandering around the church of Tan Dinh, you can walk to some of the famous tourist attractions in Ho Chi Minh city such as:

  • Notre Dame Cathedral - 1.4km away  
  • Tao Dan park  - 2.6km away
  • Saigon Independence Palace  - 1.6km away
  • Nguyen Hue walking street  - 2.4km away
  • Ho Chi Minh city book street  - 1.3km away
  • Ben Thanh market  - 2.4 km away
  • War Remnants Museum  - 1.4km away
  • Saigon Zoo & Botanical Gardens  - 2km away
  • Tan Dinh market  - 160m

Frequently asked questions

What is the history of Tan Dinh Church?

Tan Dinh Church was built in the late 19th century by French colonists. It is one of the oldest churches in Ho Chi Minh City.

What is the architectural style of Tan Dinh Church?

Tan Dinh Church is built in a combination of Gothic, Roman, and Renaissance architectural styles.

Is Tan Dinh Church open to visitors?

Yes, Tan Dinh Church is open to visitors. However, please be respectful of any ongoing religious ceremonies or services.

What are the main attractions inside Tan Dinh Church?

Inside Tan Dinh Church, you can admire beautiful stained glass windows, intricate woodwork, and religious statues.

Are there any restrictions for visitors at Tan Dinh Church?

Visitors are required to dress modestly and refrain from making loud noises or taking photographs during religious services.

Attractions Details

📌 Address

289 Hai Bà Trưng, Phường 8, Quận 3, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

Opening Hours

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

💸 Entrance Fee

Free

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