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Pham Ngu Lao Street, Ho Chi Minh City

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Neighborhood Tourist Spot
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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  • this place is very happening at night, tons of people and cars and bikes crossing the streets here can be quite a challenge by itself since there is no traffic light and the vehicles kept on going but...  more »
  • great nightlife and full of atmosphere. if visiting HCMC this street and Bui Vien is a must to visit full of clubs, bars and restaurants and quit cheap as well.  more »
  • If you are a backpacker definitely stay on this street! Markets are close by, lots of good guesthouses and it's very easy to meet other travellers!  more »

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