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Address: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh City Half-Day History and Food Tour by Motorbike
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Over-commercialized backpacker's area

Typical backpacker's area with loads of travel agency, accommodation, restaurants etc but the price is no longer budget and tourists more than local

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Typical backpacker's area with loads of travel agency, accommodation, restaurants etc but the price is no longer budget and tourists more than local

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Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This street is the epic centre for all backpackers. It has everything you need - hotel, information, bus tickets, trains tickets, tour, restaurants, pubs, massage etc. You will never be bored staying here.

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot going on here. Many shops and lots of people. There are a bunch of restaurants hotels and such. Definitely a place for tourists to blend in.

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This street is another typical Vietnamese street, full of life, full of people all year round all day round!

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Bangkok
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only annoying factor here are the motocycle guys who keep pestering you for a ride. So, you're going downstars from your hotel to buy a bottle of water at the grocery. They badger you all the way to the store, and then all the way back again to your hotel. Amazing how then can do this to the same... More 

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very interesting place. Great hotels at affordable prices, plenty of restaurants, very crowded. Beware the heavy volume of scooters in the area.

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Northern Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many people had compared this area to the Khao San Road in Bangkok. This area has many budget hotels, backpackers hotels, and tons of restaurants. Needless to say, the place is flooded with tourist agencies. The Sinh Tourist agency is in a side street but listed as 246 Pham Ngu Lao Road. A bit confusing to find but well worth... More 

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Tacloban, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want to experience HCM city, then this is the place to stay. Probably more than a hundred cheap inns are here. What is fascinating here is actually the "happening street". Tourists roam around, locals sell all the wares, cheap good food are every where. Bars, artist's atelier, tea shops, stores, massage parlors, tour companies, Pho, Banh Mey, attractions,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an experience! Food stalls galore, interesting variety of food with much emphasis on vegetables and beef/pork. Not much choice for a vegetarian. People are friendly. Variety of cheap clothing - guide informed us that it is of mediocre quality. Liquor sold at almost each stall, especially local beer, including Heineken which is considered premium. Ensure that you have sufficient... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, basically this place are a backpacker area since it was the center where the tourist from all around the world gather together. In this place also You Can Find Many Cheap Hotels,Cafes and Restaurants plus "other" entertainment such as massage with sexy girl therapist, bars and other Vietnamese unusual entertainment. Its bright with many lamps in the night and... More 

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