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Vibrant Street

There's a lot happening on this street. There are numerous restaurants and bars alongside a number of hotels and massage salons. It runs along the main park in the city (23/9... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Dublin, Ireland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This definitely is not a Khao San Road. Although you can find a lot of budget accommodation and streets are lined with bars and restaurants, we felt so uncomfortable spending tome there. Been to two cheap restaurants and both felt so unnatural and uncomfortable. The staff just tried to get you in, make you order food and when the food... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of travel agencies, overpriced restaurants, some nice bars and budget hotels. Nice to walk around once but nothing really impressive.

Thank Christian B
Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There's a lot happening on this street. There are numerous restaurants and bars alongside a number of hotels and massage salons. It runs along the main park in the city (23/9 Park) so there's always a lot going on around here. Many tour operators on this street offering tours and trips to all places in HCMC and Vietnam.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun area full of hotels, restaurants, travel agents and interesting side alleys and streets which is part of the vibrant backpacker area. Fun people watching too.

Thank tangojohnDallas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I am travelling with a backpack, I don't exactly consider myself to be a "backpacker" as I don't exactly fit the pretentious criteria. This street is intended for people who want to get drunk and book an over priced bus ticket / tour. There are some good shops along here but everything you will find is at a western... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really a typical area in Vietnam, with top places to eat amazing food, have some drinks and have fun around. Plenty people all the day and night, many shops and supermarkets, and also good places to have a massage and buy some excursions in Ho Chi Minh

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

This street is absolutely lively with the seating area on the streets, you can enjoy the vibe this road has with people from all over the world enjoying the street side food and beer. Its starts getting packed in the evenings after 7...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

If you need a budget-friendly place to stay, it's probably in Pham Ngu Lao. It houses many hotels, spas, restaurants and such.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I was a little disappointed by this area. Plenty of burger, Italian, pizza and pasta places. Many places offering local food were very expensive, but offered free beers with food. Not great for shopping.

Thank footballfan123
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

1. Convenient: PNL st crowds various services in such a small area - hotel, restaurant, convenient store, beer bar, laundry shop, travel agency, long-distance bus, money exchange, pharmacy, massage, spa...tourist easily solve any issue here during their Vietnam trip; 2. Budget-priced: the services are mostly offered with popular prices, valuable for toursit particularly for backpackers to budget; 3. Over-commercialized: the... More 

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