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Address: District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Take a leisurely stroll down this colorful street full of fancy shops for a...

Take a leisurely stroll down this colorful street full of fancy shops for a glimpse of Ho Chi Minh City at its most polished.

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Nice street

Pretty street to walk down with many higher end shops and small cafes. Unsure why it is a tourist attraction though. Don't go out of your way to see just walk down it to the river... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Jamesy1984
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Oxford, England, United Kingdom

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nothing much happening along this street, mainly cafes & restaurants. Pleasant to walk around here. Located nearby the Opera House & some nice beautiful old hotels.

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Thank UDS7
New York, NY
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507 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This has been the most important street in Saigon for hundreds of years. So much history on this street - Rue Catinat and later Tu Do Street. All the bars are now gone and replaced by galleries. Fun to walk and imagine it as it once was.

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Thank jwobkk
Hong Kong, China
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really not a lot to see apart fel the big brands.passes by here everyday cos we lived closed by. Otherwise, don't spend your time exploring this place

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Thank Ro C
Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Pretty street to walk down with many higher end shops and small cafes. Unsure why it is a tourist attraction though. Don't go out of your way to see just walk down it to the river or up to the cathedral.

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Thank Jamesy1984
Princeton, New Jersey
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267 reviews
105 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We enjoyed walking along this vibrant street. We often stopped for a coffee , juice, iced tea (it was so hot in HCMC!). Lots of vendors selling souvenirs, there are many art galleries, nice shops.

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Thank EarlyRetirementAbroa
Bracebridge, Canada
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236 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We attended this area based on a recommendation from our hotel staff. We had a nice walk during the one evening and noted that during our travels to the different attractions, had passed this area before in the day.

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Surin, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

this place to me seems one of the lesser visited areas of Ho Chi Minh nothing much of interest, not as crowded

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New York City, New York
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225 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dong Khoi Street is the former Tu Do ( pronounced Tu Zaw/Yaw, depending on your accent) in Saigon, District One. Tu Do means freedom. This was once the major thoroughfare for business and entertainment. It still has major international hotels and major businesses on the street, but Ho Chi Minh city is so large it is no longer than center.... More 

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Thank seanworc
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

didn't find any shops that I like around here, despite being told it was the place to go for shopping in Ho Chi Minh City. Designers brands are more expensive than at home and the touristy shops are so extortionately prices compared to other areas. Would avoid unless your passing through and then some of the shopping malls are great... More 

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Metz, France
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487 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found ourselves returning onto this street pretty often while wandering around Saigon on foot. It seems to be one of the central/arterial streets that lead to everywhere else.

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