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Dong Khoi Street

Dong Khoi Dist1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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As featured in Ho Chi Minh City for free
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description: 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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Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Walking distance from our hotel. Good clean shopping centres with good food choices.Lots of brand names in them. You will find some little stores on your way while walking.Has the Opera House in the same street.Lots of little eating stores too.

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Leipheim, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

After an absence of a few years I decide to visit Dong Khoi and go back down memory lane. There was no life about the street, no small restaurants and the people on the streets were mostly office workers bustling about. i was so disappointed that I did not visit it in the evening, perhaps it livens up then. They... More

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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160 reviews 160 reviews
102 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

A wonderful shopping district for tourists where one can find almost anything one is looking for. Art galleries, clothing shops, jewelry stores and the like abound.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

We dined at a little hole in the wall venue out on the street, two pork omlettes and 6 large beers $11AUD AMAZING!!!!!!! Wish we had of discovered it before our final night!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Loved the myriad of shops and boutiques--great fun to browse for bargains. Bought some inexpensive but unique jewelry pieces and lots of Vietnamese souvenirs.

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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Best spot for older people or couples, not so party ish like the backpacker area but its actually closer to all the sights and shopping than the backpacker area aswell

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Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

in this street there are alot of place to do shopping and alots of spa its like heven if you have money!

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Republic, Washington
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Dong Khoi Street is rather long,but the photos included here represent what to me is the worst of Ho Chi Minh City as far as visiting something Vietnamese. While walking one night, we barely saw anyone except foreigners (which we are also). There are interesting things to see no matter where you are in Saigon, but this is one of... More

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Edinburgh
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104 reviews 104 reviews
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Our hotel was on the river also in District 1.On the eve of Tet we had a drink on the Rex Rooftop amazed at the throng of people and Motor bikes .The crowd was over 100k strong down to the river and in great spirits.We had a walk around in daylight enjoying the French influence on the old Rue Catinat.As... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

Dong Khoi St has had a few name changes in its history, from Rue De Catinat to Tu Do St to Dong Khoi St. There are some high class hotels on the street as well as some fine restaurants and small shops that sell a variety of wares from fine silk to old watches. The street is lined with Tamarind... More

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