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Pham Ngu Lao Street

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Very convenient cause everything 's nearby. Locals speak English. Lot of rental shop for motorbikes or cars, lot of travel agents. Too crowded. Not totally safe.

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

You'll find enough cuisines to suit your pallet, street food, bars, souvenir shops, accommodation etc... very busy and touristy but good. Keep your personals close to you and watch out for scooters! Tons of tour companies so you'll have no problem setting up local and out of city tours.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW

The city has recently clamped down on seating on pavements which has taken away some of the joy of Phan Ngu Lao, but it still has a great atmosphere.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

In the fact that, Ho Chi Minh is a modern city with many problems about the traffic, polution, population increasing ect,. I came here for my own business for serveral time but I did not like it. Streets are usually crowded with people and traffic. Not easy to find a quiet place. Standard of living is really high, food and... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

this street is famous for the forien people. you might see lots of peoples there who come from all of the world. there are lots of travel agence office and small restaurants and also many pubs are there. when you want to book for trip in vietnam not only saigon but also hanoi hoian and so on, you can get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Main tourist area for backpackers & traveler. Great place to stay, visit & a must see. Gets fairly busy, especially of a night & weekend. Great to sit in one of the bars, cafés of street stalls & watch the passing crowd. Highlands coffee - great for a Vietnamese iced coffee & to get away from the heat of the... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

According to survey on tourism in the Pham Ngu Lao area released last year by District 1 authorities and the HCMC University of Economics, the area attracts 1,900 tourists every day, rendering revenues of more than VND8 trillion ($380 million) a year. Although the city has planned to spruce up the backpackers’ area and improve relevant services, it has made... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Many shops here and also many restaurant. I like this area also very much for all the different restaurants De Tham street is also nice and closeby Ben thanh market

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

it's night street like Hanoi. Look around to buy some things for you or gifts for your friends and enjoy food here. Price is great.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My Husband, my college classmate and I visited the Back Packers area for drink. It was cozy, simple and cheap. The beer was really cheap. i was impressed by the price of the Saigon beer and my husband really love the taste. Food here is so good and reasonable price too. A good place to hang-out if you are on... More

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