Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica officially Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception 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).
All building materials were imported from France. The outside wall of the cathedral was built with bricks from Marseille. Although the contractor did not use coated concrete, these bricks have retained their bright red color until today.
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Suppiluliuma (3911) 2012-04-07 21:51
May I suggest a portrait format Boris? As suh, the car competes for the lead role against the motorcycle...
The grains in the foreground and the slightly blurry look of the cathedral distract a little but the picture gives the mood very nicely.
- Copyright: Boris Jakesevic (risblis) (312)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-01-08
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Canon 7D, Tamron SP AF10-24mm F/3.5-4.5 Di II LD
- Exposure: f/4, 1/125 seconds
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- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2012-04-07 12:53
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