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Pham Ngu Lao Street

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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“backpacker area” (50 reviews)
“cheap hotels” (31 reviews)
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed yesterday

there are many food store and difference store and on the night , many custmers stay to spend comfort time.

Thank 姆华 陈
Reviewed 5 days ago

Great place to hang out for backpackers, cheap hotel, reasonable beers, American and European food... plus people speak English around here, will make you feel like home.

Thank silvercode
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is, a very busy street leading from Ben Thanh Markets into down town via Bui Vien area, continuing from the wonderful gardens of 23/9 .very popular area with tourists as you can catch buses to just about anywhere in Vietnam from here. Man eating...More

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This street is where one should play. It never sleeps. Restaurants, hostels, shops abound this street. It is one happening placr, indeed!

Thank chichinun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing really to see here except a bunch of low end accommodation options and plenty of backpackers on their first trip to Asia. No reason to visit, even if you're already in the area.

2  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here overnight. One night too many. The place is full of brain deficient backpackers in their teens. This place is fantastic if you like to get drunk in an atmosphere of loud music, loud atrocious traffic, surrounded by brain dead backpackers from all over...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

If you are a backpacker, this street is dedicated for you. Lots of travel agencies, cheap food and also bars along this area. This area needs a lot more upkeep as it can be slightly filthy to my liking. Many buses from Cambodia will come...More

Thank Danny T
Reviewed 28 November 2017

After moving to Saigon a year ago and living in different areas, Pham Ngu lao is now my home! Its not perfect, quite far from perfect really but it is Saigon in a nutshell. If there is anything to do, see, eat, hear or book-it...More

3  Thank David S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Beware. This is one of the most dangerous streets in Saigon. Although pickpockets and motorbike thieves are common, the most dangerous aspect of this road is simply crossing the street on foot. I almost got killed once by a bus who swerved into the opposite...More

1  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

You can spend time here for a drink at night. It is interesing to look people and a lot of motorbike around you.

Thank Dennis S
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Bridget H
25 September 2016|
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Response from Sreekant2014 | Reviewed this property |
It's perfect. Visit the reunification palace, war remnants museum and the cu ci tunnels. it's a lot of history. Have fun!
Kyra C
20 April 2015|
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Response from KeithLim | Reviewed this property |
It is safe but still like many places, you do have to take care of your own belonging and don't get drunk.