Not only famous for its high-rise buildings, attractive destinations and entertainments, District 3 also attract domestic and foreign customers by the monumental and unique architecture of pagodas and churches.
Here is some information about famous churches and pagodas in District 3 – Ho Chi Minh City, let’s explore with SILA Urban Living right below.
Catholic Churches in District 3
1. Tan Dinh Church
Located at 289 Hai Ba Trung, Ward 8, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City. Tan Dinh Church stands out in the center of the city by its gentle and lovely pink color.
The church was built in a classical European style. Unique and impressive designs bring a sense of nostalgia, but no less dignified and splendid. Church premises were divided into several areas, the catechism, the association activities, rectory.
Every evening, standing in front of the church gate, you can easily hear each bell ringing throughout the sky, giving you an indescribable sense of peace.
2. Ky Dong Church
Ky Dong Church is also known as the Redemptorist Church. Ky Dong church is one of the famous churches of the former Saigon, was built in colonial times with modern architecture – ancient architecture mainly triangles combined with the round arch door. In between the two main arches is the image of Our Lady of Perpetual Help – the patron saint of the church. The cathedral inside the open church is simple but still exudes dignity. On the side of the cathedral, there is a small shop selling many items such as books, souvenirs, especially candles with many different colors, shapes and sizes.
Dressed in an ancient and simple feature, the church stands out in the center of District 3 with a pure and fresh white color. It not only attracts parishioners to attend the ceremony but also is a place for everyone to come to pray and ask for grace when facing difficulties, illness or misery.
Especially on big holidays like Christmas, this is the ideal place for young people to check-in and shop for Christmas decorations.
Famous pagodas in District 3
1. Vinh Nghiem Pagoda
The pagoda is located on a spacious campus, about 6,000 m2, close to Nam Ky Khoi Nghia street. The architecture of the pagoda follows the ancient style of Northern Vietnam, but with modern techniques and construction materials. This was one of the typical Vietnamese Buddhist architecture in the 20th century. The overall architecture includes the main items are the three gates, the central building and the stupas. In the middle of the temple yard is a tall statue of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara. On the left is Avalokitesvara Tower 7 floors, each floor in the tower is altar Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara
2. Xa Loi Pagoda
The construction started on August 5, 1956, on an area of 2500 m2. Xa Loi Pagoda is one of the famous places that many tourists know when traveling in Ho Chi Minh City. The pagoda is designed according to modern architecture but still has national cultural nuances with characteristics of Saigon. Moreover, this place is also a monument marked by the struggle between Buddhists against the discriminatory regime and religious persecution of former President Ngo Dinh Diem.
3. Phap Hoa Pagoda
This is a famous spiritual place of the vibrant and bustling Saigon city. Phap Hoa Pagoda is located at 870 Truong Sa Street, Ward 14, District 3, in the heart of District 3, so visitors can easily find it.
Phap Hoa Pagoda was established in 1928. In 2015, the pagoda was recognized as a historical relic by the Association of Monuments Conservation – Department of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Ho Chi Minh City.
The pagoda stands majestically and beautifully shimmering next to the Nhieu Loc Canal. Just standing from afar, visitors can feel the poetic and peaceful beauty of this temple named Phap Hoa
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Besides the famous pagodas and churches, District 3 is also the location of the luxury serviced apartment SILA Urban Living.
- Prime location: SILA Urban Living is located on the main road in the center of District 3. From here, customers can easily get to major places in the city. This location is close to commercial centers, supermarkets, schools, banks, and consulates, which only take 5-10 minutes to move. Moreover, with many gadgets around at a very reasonable cost, you can find local bars, cafés and restaurants convenient for your business trip.
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We hope that the above information from SILA Urban Living serviced apartment in Ho Chi Minh City will help you know more great places to visit right in the city. You can still easily find an ideal place to visit and entertain right where you are living and working every day. Let stay with us and explore the destinations surrounding here.
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