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Tan Dinh Church

One of Saigon’s towering Catholic Churches, Tan Dinh Church is an eye-catching landmark in Ho Chi Minh’s District 1 thanks to its intricate design and bright pink colour.

Tan Dinh Church is one of Saigon’s architectural masterpieces — its allure can be attributed to the Renaissance and Gothic elements that have remained intact despite the ravaging wars that plagued the city. The 142-year old church is also known in the community as the place where a beloved priest — Father Donatien Eveillard — trained disadvantaged Vietnamese kids the process of the publishing trade. Today, Tan Dinh Church goes by the name “The Pink Church” — just mention it to anyone and they’ll surely know what you’re referring to.

 

Location

Tan Dinh Church is located at 289 Hai Ba Trung, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Opening Days and Hours

Opens daily from 5:00 to 17:30.

 

Entry Fee and Bookings

Entrance is free.

 

How to Get There

  • Fly to Ho Chi Minh City via AirAsia, Philippine Airlines, Korean Airlines, and Thai Airlines.
  • From the airport, board a taxi or a shuttle to the city centre.
  • From the city centre, board a cyclo, taxi, or mototaxi to Tan Dinh Church.

 

Suggested For

  • Solo travelers
  • Couples
  • Families with kids
  • Groups of friends

 

Time to Spend

The average time spent on this attraction is 1 hour.

 

Popularity and Best Time to Go

The best time to visit this attraction is between 8:00 and 10:30.

Food

Dining places nearby include Bon Appetit Restaurant, Chan Nguyen Food Cafe, Cuc Gach Quan, MTV Restaurant, Buddha Chay, and Bep Hue.

 

 

Nearby Attractions

  • Ben Thanh Market
  • Independence Palace
  • War Remnants Museum

 

Stay

Some great options around Ho Chi Minh include Tanja Resort, Dang Vinh Hotel, New Hotel and Apartment, Les Hameaux d’el Orient, Becamex Hotel, and the Mira Hotel. Rates range from USD 16 to USD 95.

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RATING

History and culture    90

Natural Beauty    10

Nightlife    0

Adventure    30

Family Fun    20

Cost -USD   0

History and culture

90

Natural Beauty

10

Nightlife

0

Adventure

30

Family Fun

20

Cost -USD

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