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Park life

What I like about HCM is that this is a green city. Lots of small parks just to stroll around... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Perfectly Located

This park is perfectly located in the heart of D-1 near the backpacker area. Lots to do on the... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2018
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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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...more
Pham Ngu Lao, Dist1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 128 894 2399
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All reviews nice park practice their english playing badminton lunar new year backpacker area hacky sack young vietnamese benches exercise exercising stroll activity stalls traffic
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

What I like about HCM is that this is a green city. Lots of small parks just to stroll around without all the traffic. What is not very nice is all the plastic on some grounds. Pls keep it clean.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed September 21, 2018

This park is perfectly located in the heart of D-1 near the backpacker area. Lots to do on the weekend as they often setup stalls for food sales. This park has also been turned into a showcase for Japan and Korea when the city has...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank E5743XBdavidw
Reviewed August 8, 2018

Everytime I come back to Saigon, my favourite part of the day is sitting at the park with my guitar and playing while watching the locals do their thing from playing badminton or kicking the bamboo hacky sack or doing their exercises. I enjoy it....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Matty D
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Clear enviroment helpfull for cityzen as lungs of city all activity execise: joking, walking, .. and other. Enviroment in viet Nam was different Canada, Japan, .....Enviroment in your family, have a lots foods you are fat, less food you slim.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Haratohio
Reviewed March 15, 2018

I have gone to the Cong Vien 23/9 (23/9 Park) many times. Sometimes I have gone when I’m bored and lonely and sometimes when I just want to talk. Usually, all you have to do is sit on a bench for a few minutes and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Robert J
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Popular park for relaxation and exercise like badminton, jogging, football and dancing. On occasions there are festivals and celebrations organized in the park. But there are many robbers and trash you have to advoid.

Date of experience: November 2017
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I haven't come back here for 5 years since the day our family moved to the new country but it's still in my mind to remember the great time with my family when the Lunar New Year comes and we attended here because they have...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ChristinaD1825
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

The park is not very green. There's a small grassy area with benches all around. The rest of the park is like a concrete island with a few exercise machines. My husband and I went to this park twice on our last day in HCMC....More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank hangontravelingwoman
Reviewed March 27, 2017

This park is in the center of what is happening in and around downtown HCMC. Unfortunately, a chunk of the park has been taken over with the construction around the Ben Thanh Market end of the park. This was a main part of the park...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Professor_Sparrow
Reviewed March 3, 2017

In the morning walking this place gives me the joy of seeing locals doing their daily exercise or their love for dancing in one of the hut. Just feel at peace in the middle of the city.

Date of experience: February 2017
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