USD

Bui Vien Street

Famous Backpacker Street in Saigon

Bui Vien Street is the main street of the so called ‘backpackers area’ of Ho Chi Minh City. Here you find a wide variety of inexpensive restaurants, bars, souvenir shops and hotels/hostels. While being seated at one of the places you can soak up the local lifestyle and culture. You can shop, dine and party on Bui Vien Street.

Read More

The total ‘backpackers area’ consist of roughly four streets and some small interconnecting alleys. To have dinner here is very affordable and will cost you around VND 100-200.000 (US$  4-8), for this amount you will have a decent meal including a drink. The options vary from Vietnamese, Indian, Italian to Chinese and Western.

On Bui Vien street you also find many bars that offer drinks with a view of the busy city life. Depending on the location you can have a beer for VND 10.000 to VND 80.000 (US$ 0.5-3). Besides this there are many souvenir shops that sell affordable gifts ranging from paintings, statues to clothing and bags. As this is the heart of the city centre it can easily be reached by foot or taxi and almost all locals in here speak English. It gets busiest from early evening, around 18:00, with the many bars and pubs popular until 02:00 or even later.

Bui Vien Street

  • Location: Bui Vien street, district 1, HCMC
Hide Map Show Map
Rate This Place: ( votes)

Related Pages

  • Vincom Center Shopping Mall

    With more than 250 shops, Vincom Center is Ho Chi Minh City’s biggest shopping mall – so big in fact, that they have Read More»

  • Quan Thanh Temple Hanoi

    Quan Thanh Temple is a Taoist temple build during the Ly Dynasty (1010-1225) and can be found in Hanoi. They have built Read More»

  • Top 10 Hotels in Vietnam

    Top 10 Hotels in Vietnam

    Vietnam's colonial heritage means that many of its older hotels have a delightful balance of French and Asian Read More»

  • Spas & Massage in Ho Chi Minh

    Spas & Massage in Ho Chi Minh

    Many high-end luxury spas are opening up in Ho Chi Minh City. The therapists have good knowledge of massage and other Read More»

  • Dong Khoi Street

    Dong Khoi Street

    Home to many French colonial buildings, Dong Khoi Street has witnessed many changes in Ho Chi Minh City. During the Read More»

  • 10 Best Spa Resorts in Mui Ne

    The best spa resorts in Mui Ne are perfect for those looking to looking to live it up in style during their holiday, Read More»

We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.

Hotels.com
Loading...