Bui Vien Street, Ho Chi Minh City

Walk under a jungle of electric cables, avoiding tuk tuks and scooters in Bui Vien Street, a super busy area of Ho Chi Minh teeming with young tourists and street vendors. Packed with bars, shops, restaurants, and cafes, this noisy street assaults all the senses, offering round-the-clock entertainment and activities to please anyone looking for urban adventure. A great place to have a local beer and inexpensive authentic food, the area features many clubs open until the wee hours of the morning. Mind your belongings and prepare to be hassled with massage offers as you walk the street. You may even witness an occasional police raid, as many shops openly sell glass pipes and tools used for smoking illegal narcotics. Using our online itinerary creator, Ho Chi Minh City attractions like Bui Vien Street can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Not a place for the faint hearted , if you want a drink,eat street food and have a loud night out and dont mind what,s on offer ,then this is your place . I found Ho chi minh city a crazy none stop pl...  more »
  • Bui vien street ranks up there with khao san road for back packer atmosphere. You will see people from all walks of life. Pull up a small plastic chair at a beer hai and drink 80 cent beers while peop...  more »
  • Our hotel was located on this street (quite unfortunate for us) It was noisy till about 3-4AM. Streets were dirty, garbage left and right. It's a place for those who want a nightlife. Lots of food, pr...  more »

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