Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica, Vietnam

Received in late June, 2013. Sent by my Hong Kong friend Steffi. Muchas gracias! :D

 

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Info found online: 

The Notre-Dame Cathedral is one of the fingerprints the French left in the city of Saigon. The building, which stands in the centre of Saigon, was built at the end of the 19th century.

Good old Wikipedia:

“…officially Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception (Vietnamese: Vương cung thánh đường Chính tòa Đức Mẹ Vô nhiễm Nguyên tội) is a cathedral located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Established by French colonists, the cathedral was constructed between 1863 and 1880. It has two bell towers, reaching a height of 58 meters (190 feet).”

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