Downtown Saigon Tour (Saigon Notre Dame Basilica & Central Post Office)

Part 2 of 5 Saturday, 04 October 2014 My next destination was the Saigon Notre Dame Basilica, some 500 meters north of the Palace. Vietnam probably is the next most Catholic nation in Southeast Asia after the Philippines. Of course, judging only by the number and fame of Catholic churches in Vietnam. Wikipedia classifies the … Continue reading Downtown Saigon Tour (Saigon Notre Dame Basilica & Central Post Office)

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Downtown Saigon Tour (Independence Palace)

Part 1 of 5 Saturday, 04 October 2014 With the help of Google maps, I got to Ben Thanh Market, Reunification Palace, Saigon Notre Dame Basilica, Central Post Office and Saigon Opera House with ease. I couldn’t imagine spending hundreds of thousands (of dongs) for this if I didn’t cancel the “free” walking tour. The … Continue reading Downtown Saigon Tour (Independence Palace)