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Vibrant city life

This street is a good stroll in both day and night time. Take your time to explore all the small shops along the street - you'll definitely discover a gem that will bring a smile... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This street is a good stroll in both day and night time. Take your time to explore all the small shops along the street - you'll definitely discover a gem that will bring a smile to your face!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Lots of bars,cheap eats and Backpacker accommodation but it isn't "Khao San rd" in Bangkok. What it lacks apart from being a bit seedy is the lack of the true Saigon you can see on your hotels doorstep in other areas of the city.. Also this Backpacker area is not Central to the cities sites and trying to navigate the... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Thieves are around you, very unsafe area, so scare to across the Pham Ngu Lao street cause you can be a victim of thief at any time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Very happening place in the morning and night. Be sure to ask the price before you head into any massage place, there might be hidden charge at the end of your massage! Traffic is very busy, never stop in the middle while crossing the road, just keep walking and they'll let you go first! :)

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Excellent place to browse the shops, restaurants and check out the local Saigon life. Just love these areas of HCMC.

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Busy bustling street, full of the regular backpacker stuff and cheap eats.... not somewhere I need to go again, but part of every major city, and this is backpacker district HCM style!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Bakcpacker area with a lotta bars and clubs. Drinks are cheap. Sheesha everywhere. Do eat at the restaurant opposite bliss club, they serve some fantastic malaysian fried rice. A good night out.

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Carmichael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Visiting Ho Chi Minh City is similar to Hanoi except it is 50 years more current. The American influence is obvious. With over 8 million people in the city it is much easier to get around. At least they have a few stop lights in the center of town. That does not stop you from wondering how you are going... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

typical back packers street with cheap beer and cocktails to be had, not as well organised as Bangkok or Philippines but still worth a few cold one,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Well, Pham Ngu Lao is part of the Backpackers District. During daytime a bit boring, but quite busy during nighttime. Many bars hostels, restaurants.

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