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Pham Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City

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A busy area of Ho Chi Min City, Pham Ngu Lao Street provides a paradise for backpackers, with bustling social street life and affordable accommodation. Not limited to low-budget travelers, many visitors come to explore a maze of lanes and back alleys, observing street activities and enjoying countless restaurants, cafes, and bars. Browse through war memorabilia and cheap clothes in many shops, or enjoy some of the remaining colonial-style buildings built during the Saigon era. The area around the street enjoys a reputation as the top nightlife district suitable for all budgets. Named after a 13th-century general who repelled Mongol-led Chinese troops, the street is a must-see for first time visitors. To visit Pham Ngu Lao Street on your holiday in Ho Chi Minh City, and find out what else Ho Chi Minh City has to offer, use our Ho Chi Minh City vacation trip planner.
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  • A street with lots of flavor to authentic, absolutely chaotic and crowded at all hours especially at night. Beware of pickpockets and carry bag front
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  • Very hot NAO terms street there are many installation Huang now PUB there are many massage parlors we choose liquid a tea shop to sit down to drink in the future with the boss has short 暫 Yes said boss I said I thought we from the Singapore comes from 灣
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  • The area is not really as fun as I expected. People said it is likes the LKF of Hong Kong. But it is not the case. Few clubs, lots of small restaurants and massage there only.... But there is an under...  more »

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Ho Chi Minh City absorbs all kinds of travelers, from the swarms of young backpackers on tight budgets to traveling businesspeople and luxury experience seekers. District 1 is the place to stay for proximity to sights, nightlife, and restaurants. Hostels around Pham Ngu Lao draw backpackers looking for the basics, small bed and breakfasts offer quieter and more private options for just a slightly higher price, and smart mid-range and luxury hotels provide immaculate service and indoor spas and pools.
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