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Address: Pham Ngu Lao, Dist1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Description: This is a nice little local park for an evening walk with several places...
This is a nice little local park for an evening walk with several places, where locals dance classic dancing. In addition to this local student approach foreigners to train their English, and this is a very interesting way to learn about the city, the people, and the country. Though only sparsely lit, it is very safe and cosy.
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To get rid of heat in Saigon

23/9 park is located on Phạm Ngũ Lão near Bùi Viện & the main back packer area of Saigon. It extends for 3 blocks & is a popular place for sitting, playing badminton, people... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 5, 2015
Charlise B
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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
41 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

23/9 park is located on Phạm Ngũ Lão near Bùi Viện & the main back packer area of Saigon. It extends for 3 blocks & is a popular place for sitting, playing badminton, people watching or taking the kids for a stroll. There is a playground for children here & the well aged, tall trees provide a shady haven away... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There is NO big city's in the world that has more parks than Siagon (HCMC) you can go sit and relax watch people play,dance or work out I'am a westerner when I walk through this park it always amazes me. It's a safe place to be watcthin the locals do there thing

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Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I walked through this part in the middle of Saigon Central area and found it dirty and poorly maintained. The lakes and grass are full of trash and doesn't help that people park their motorbikes in it.

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Puchong, Malaysia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

During my stay, I hang out here almost every evening after a tired walk around town. Sit at the bench and walking people passing by or enjoy look at the locals do their jogging, kids at the playground and the trees are wonderful. A good place to relax, unwind, good chat with friends and sometimes self reflection too.

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The park is very nice and comfortable with easy access since it´s just in the packbackers area. There is a very good playground in the area. They renovated it just before christmas and everything is very functionable, safe, nothing broken. There are plenty of local kids playing and the parents are very friendly. You and your children definitely make some... More 

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70 reviews 70 reviews
34 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The park is nice to sit in. There is lots of activity; people exercising, walking their dog, taking a stroll etcetera. Definitely a nice park to sit down and relax.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

More calm and relaxing from the rest of the city. Good to pass by carefully. I felt confortable and happy.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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162 attraction reviews
224 helpful votes 224 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

It runs parallel to pham ngu lao street. the place is well maintained with all the greenry in the heart of HCMC district 1. the whole day you will find people young and old just relaxing at this park. You also will find security guys on bikes riding along to maintain security at the place. You find alot of benches... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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262 reviews 262 reviews
43 attraction reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

A long park facing Ben Thanh market, 23/9 park is where children plays in a free but walled playground. Men playing badminton with the palm of their feet (amazing!!). youngsters are in love. Tourists gathers and takes selfies. Elderly does their gymnastic exercise. A view to a cathedral is pleasant scenery of the park. This park is nice and not... More 

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Sherwood, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Level 23 is really close to the hotel I stayed at. I love this place because of the view you get. I will visit the venue again next time I am in Vietnam.

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