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Address: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Typically backpacker section of Saigon, along with that come some greats selections of restaurants, travel agencies, banks and lots of other shops and stores. Daytime was good for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

Marvelous place for budget traveler/backpacker. Many of cheap hostels, great street foods, nighclubs and other needs for traveler.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Typically backpacker section of Saigon, along with that come some greats selections of restaurants, travel agencies, banks and lots of other shops and stores. Daytime was good for us didn't go there at night, can only say or visit was really enjoyable.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Backpackers area. Bars and restaurants but beware late nights out could end up being a night not to be forgotten. Bar girls at some of the bars will rob you after a big night. Very busy road.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Very lively, and very full of backpackers. This is a good area to stay in if your'e looking to meet others on the road. Lots of hostels in the area, and many restaurants/cafes/shops as well

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We ventured into this place looking for a restaurant that had great reviews. We found it but had no idea what we were in for. This is the place to go if you want to 'pick up' other backpackers, drink alcohol that may kill you and only hang out with other tourists. This is not a taste of real Saigon.

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Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,584 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Regardless of what you're looking for, you can find it here! Although a little on the seedy side, it's definitely worth a visit. I thought it was a great place to watch the thousands of people and families navigating through this busy street on scooters, with a full load of groceries and other items no less! How they do it,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

What can I say, I love Vietnam. I love every street in Ho Chi Men City. You can find all kinds of unique stops/shops.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A street full of tour agency and hotels/hostels. It's centrally located, the center of the center, a backpacker district.

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Penang
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Busy street. It is a great place but not a good place for stay. It is at District 1, you could stay at District 3 and walk here to enjoy the good food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

You can find almost anything here. Travel agencies, Bars, Clubs, Massages, or great street foods. And across of the street there is a huge park where youths play skateboard, and do a lot of activities. If you are visiting Ho Chi Minh city by bus from cambodia, you will be dropped here. And it's a good thing if you are... More 

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