Churches, Religion & Spirituality

Joseph Major Seminary
Built in 1863 and rebuilt in 1963. Reopened in 1986 to train new seminaries. 6 Ton Duc Thang St., Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Loc Uyen Meditation Chamber
Peaceful place for the study of Buddhism. Has daily instruction and free traditional medical healing. 121 Kinh Duong Vuong St., Dist. 6, Ho Chi Minh City
Hoa Khanh Temple
Colourful, tall and oddly shaped temple. 215 Phan Van Tri St., Binh Thanh Dist., Ho Chi Minh City
Bac Ha Church
Features two 42 metre high bell towers. 419 Ly Thai To St., Dist. 10, Ho Chi Minh City
Nancy Mosque
Also known as Jamiul Islamiyah Mosque, small green building with detailed interior decoration. 459 Tran Hung DAo St., Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Vinh Nghiem Pagoda
Literally meaning the Ever Solemn Pagoda, it houses one Buddha and two Bodhisattvas. 339 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia St., Ward 7, Dist. 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Cha Tam Church
Built in 1990 and named after the priest Cha Tam in memory of his contribution to the community. 25 Hoc Lac St., Dist. 5, Ho Chi Minh City
Notre-Dame Basilica
Roman Catholic Church located in the heart of the city, also known as Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception. Built with imported red brick from France and finished in 1880. 1 Paris Square , Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh
Huyen Sy Church
Built by the grandfather- in- law of the last king of Vietnam. 1 Ton That Tung St., Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Jamul An Ar Mosque
One of four mosques in the city. 157/9B, Duong Ba Trac St., Dist. 8, Ho Chi Minh City
Cho Quan Church
A hundred years old and built during the French colonial era by Father Nicolas Ham. Offers old-world charm with a modern twist. Great views of the city from the top of its tower. 120 Tran Binh Trong St., Dist. 5, Ho Chi Minh City
The Well International Church
English- speaking church for the expatriate community. Khanh Hoi Church, 98 Le Quoc Hung St., Dist. 4, Ho Chi Minh City
Central Mosque
Built in 1935 and welcomes Muslims from all over the world. 66 Dong Du St., Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Giac Lam Pagoda
Built in 1744, the citys oldest pagoda has a bod-hi tree and a seven-storied stupa containing Buddhist relics. 11 Lac Long Quan St., Tan Binh Dist., Ho Chi Minh City
Dieu Phap
Pagoda offering food and shelter for the homeless. 188 No Trang Long St., Binh Thanh Dist., Ho Chi Minh City
Cholon Mosque
Built by the Muslim community in Cholon in 1932. Prayers are held several times a day. 641 Nguyen Trai St., Dist. 5, Ho Chi Minh City
Saigon Central Mosque
Also known as Jamia Al-Musulman Mosque. One of the oldest mosque in the city and surrounded by Halal restaurants. 66 Dong Du St., Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Ba Chuong Church of St Dominic
Established in 2003 and featuring a blend of western and traditional oriental architecture. 190 Le Van Sy St., Phu Nhuan Dist., Ho Chi Minh City
Ong Bon Pagoda
Small temple built by the Fukien Chinese to honour Ong Bon, the Guardian of Happiness and Virtue. Intricate decoration found throughout the temple. 264 Hai Thuong Lan Ong Blvd., Dist. 5, Ho Chi Minh City
Hung Phuoc Pagoda
Buddhist pagoda. 540/23 Cach Mang Thang 8 St., Dist. 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Tan Dinh Church
Built in the 19th century and renowned for its decorative designs. 289 Hai Ba Trung St., Dist. 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Temple of King Hung Vuong
Located inside the grounds of the Saigon Zoo and Botanical Gardens and celebrates the first rulers of Vietnam. 2B Nguyen Binh Khiem St, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Jade Emperor Pagoda
Built by the Cantonese community and a fusion of Buddhist, Taoist and other ethnic influences. Main hall is guarded by the Jade Emperor, God of the Heavens, while the King of Hell is in the other corner. 73 Mai Thi Luu St, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City

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