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Pham Ngu Lao Street

Address: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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San Fernando La Union, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

We booked our hotel in this area and I'm glad we did. Here is where buses from Cambodia (we went to Cambodia first then head to Vietnam) stop when they arrive so we just walked about 5 minutes to our hotel. Restaurants, fast food, money changers, street food stalls, market, bars, souvenir shops and cheap hotels can be found here.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I came to Ho Chi Minh city by bus from Phnom Penh , Cambodia . I stayed here two nights, walked around Phsm ngu Lao street , inside small Aley there was very interesting: good food, so cheap: Pho nudle, crab, snail , half price for restaurant for tourist outside street, ..... It true small aley spider culture!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

It is a foreigner culture near heart of Ho Chi Minh city. It is great to have lunch and dinner there!

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HCMC
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Lively street crammed with hotels, travel agencies and restaurants in the backpackers area. In front of an entertaining and animated park.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

it is not so crowded and you can enjoy your coffee or tea by the roadside. however, there will be locals bothering you all the times ie trying to sell something to you. just ignore them or say no politely.

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Tychy, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nice people but extremaly busy with car and motorbikes everywhere sidewalks included. No place to sit and relax except buba and bars.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

If Bangkok has Khao San Road, Saigon has Pham Ngu Lao Street. After the sun has set, this street becomes alive. Definitely a tourist haven. It is also a place if you are on a tight budget, backpackers to look for an affordable place to stay, There are a lot of bus companies here too.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

A lively, noisy backpacker area. You can drink, party, have a 6 dollar hotel room, have an ok massage and shop everything including tourist crab, pirate copies of books & dvds, diapam, viagra, pot and sex. Most of the restaurants aren't so great in this area but the street food is interesting. And the small hotels in small alleys are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The title says it all. Does more need to be said? Just watch out for your drinks. They are cheap for a reason. Generally to the real thing so your taste buds will know pretty quickly. Anyone want marajuna? Lol That's the place.

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Pretoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Okay, this is the party district.Why shop owners think half-naked ladies who will "love you long time" lures customers into their stores, I cannot explain. The majority of the backpackers in the area are gay or lesbian anyway.... Apart from that, the area boasts some of the best eating places and hang-out spots. Also a good place to pick up... More 

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