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Address: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Backpackers area with a park

You'll seen tons of backpackers, and therefore alot of services and things to purchase. What I particularly enjoyed was the stretch of park in front. Excellent place to people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

The palace is only a stones throw away from the War Remnants Museum and so its worth a look. Its a massive building with many rooms left as they were when Ho Chi Minh's forces stormed the building in 1975. It shows you the state rooms, the private apartments, the chambers between and the war room/communications hub. There's even an... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

You'll seen tons of backpackers, and therefore alot of services and things to purchase. What I particularly enjoyed was the stretch of park in front. Excellent place to people watch. I guess, almost all parks are really worth to chill and people watch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Nice place for travelers. Lots of tour agents, restaurants, and hotels. Also, there were many cabs for you to go to everywhere in HCMC.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Interesting street, lots of activities. Backpackers seem to prefer this area. There are quite a number of backpacker hotels/guesthouses here. We were told by our host that it's unsafe late at night but we found it generally safe and conveniently located from the city area. There's a park nearby which looks great at dusk. Pham Ngu Lao seems to be... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I stayed at the Liberty 4 Hotel on the street. Although it is noisy, especially, at night the place has everything you could ask for: western and traditional Vietnamese shops and restaurants, street food, and travel agencies to plan and book a trip. There are also lost of western backpackers, which helps you feel more comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This could be one of the busiest street in HCMC. Being the main street for tourists/backpackers/and the like, it's filled with all shops and kind you need for. From hotels/hostels/guesthouses, to spa, 24 mini-marts, tourist agencies, bars, restaurants, souvenir shops, it has all of it. Another convenient thing is the buses that ply to and from HCMC and other provinces... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A very busy street with a lot of options for bars and some food also. Normally packed during the evenings and a great place to people watch. Most of the tourists in this area are backpackers.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed in one of the hotels situated near Pham Ngu Lao (need to take a walk in alley to reach the hotel). The long street can be very busy all day literally and figuratively. Day time buses, cars and motorcycles fill the street and during night time people are busy hanging out the street as the night life begins.... More 

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Bandung, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

you'll find so many bars, coffee shops, good restaurants and souvenir shops here! There are also many cheap hostels to stay. At night the street even more alive!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The place is full of life especially in the evenings. This is where you go to shop and eat. There is a large park which gives some peace of all the sumren of life and the huge amount of traffic.

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