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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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  • From buying vietnamese dongs, booking tours, getting massages, for Indian restaurant food, ben tham market, all are so close, everyhting is possible here. But beware, avoid SEGA TOURS travel agency ne...  more »
  • i haven't seen any backpacker area that is so irrelevant to the city that it's in. the bars and cafes are of lowest quality, lots of traffic and noise everywhere with no space to breath. it's kind of ...  more »
  • 没啥好逛的,街不长,街上都是各种旅行社和廉价小旅店,傍晚时分有很多人在街一边的小公园踢球、踢毽子等。这条街的功能现在在其他很多地方都能找到,没必要专门去。