Ho Chi Minh City-based Tan Dinh Church becomes tourist destination

Ho Chi Minh City-based Tan Dinh Church becomes tourist destination

NDO/VNA - Located at 289 Hai Ba Trung Street in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 3, Tan Dinh Church has become a favoured destination for Catholics, as well as tourists, who have come to admire the imposing French-influenced architecture and find peace for their soul.  (Dec 30, 2017)

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