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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  • October 5, 2017
    So so busy and noisy but good to people watch and enjoy a drink with cheap food, if you can handle sitting on a low plastic stool!  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    The street will be just for you during evenings of weekend, no cars are allowed here. It just for you to roam around and enjoy performances by locals.  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    He is always hot music and people. Sitting now and not take to the people-watching while drinking beer and shisha. And go with a group of friends can enjoy.
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