Hanoi Cathedral (Cathedral of San Jose): the small cathedral of Notre Dame de Hanoi (Vietnam). Hanoi Cathedral Cathedral named San Jose, known as the Little Notre Dame of Hanoi (Vietnam). tourist spot

Hanoi Cathedral

Hanoi Cathedral (Cathedral of San Jose): the small cathedral of Notre Dame of Hanoi

San Jose Cathedral in Hanoi (Vietnam)

The Cathedral of Hanoi whose name is St. Joseph's Cathedral (Nha thờ Lớn Hà Nội), is called so affectionate as the small Notre Dame, not in reference to the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, but by the Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon.

Hanoi Cathedral
Cathedral Hanoi

This monument stands in the center of Hanoi (very close to the Hoan Kiem). At the gates of the Cathedral of San Jose, as in the Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigona statue of the Virgin Mary would like to welcome us.


Hanoi Cathedral of San José
Hanoi Cathedral of San José

Data Hanoi Cathedral

It is the oldest church of the city and headquarters of the Archdiocese of Hanoi. Built in the year 1886 by the French, it will in the neo-Gothic style. It has 5 bells, 4 small and a great campaign main (its price were 20,000 francs at the time).
The dimensions of the Cathedral are: long 64.5 meters, high 31.5 meters and width 20.5 meters.

Hours of Cathedral of San José
Religious services are held from Monday to Sunday at 9:30. At 11:00 is officiated Mass in French. Normally the doors are open until 17:00 and free access is complimentary. As a religious issue, silence and respect are asked to access the inside.

Cathedral Crafts in Hanoi
Every year on March 19 (the day of San Jose), held a special religious profession.
During Christmas, the Christian community of Hanoi is often congregate in this church, reaching more than 4000 believers.

St. Joseph Cathedral in Hanoi
St. Joseph Cathedral in Hanoi

Photos of Cathedral of Hanoi

Here we show some photos of the Cathedral of Hanoi (only from the outside), in which you can see the small gardens, the statue of the Virgin Mary outside the gates of San Jose, the fences surrounding the church and access stairs inside the Cathedral.

Small Notre Dame of Hanoi. Hanoi Cathedral
Small Notre Dame of Hanoi. Little Notre Dame Cathedral in Hanoi

St Joseph Cathedral.
St Joseph Cathedral.

And for comparison, a photo of her sister Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon.

Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon
Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon

Videos of the Cathedral of Hanoi

This is a video of the outside of the Cathedral of San Jose, where a statue of the Virgin Mary. Hanoi Cathedral, while still in the city center, the site is not too busy to be limited access to traffic.


Address of St. Joseph's Cathedral in Hanoi

Map of the Cathedral of San Jose to HanoiThe Cathedral of San José is located in the Nha Chung Street no. 40, just 200 metres from the Hoan Kiem (see map of Hanoi).
This location is a small square surrounded by old buildings and low. At the gates of the cathedral, on the left, there is a small cafe where young people typically meet in Hanoi in the late afternoon. In the surrounding streets, a busy restaurant street and directly opposite this, several restaurants aimed at foreign tourists.


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