Nguyen Hue Street is a broad walking promenade in the middle of District 1 city centre. This pedestrian area is flanked by some beautiful French colonial architectural wonders like the People’s Comittee, the Rex Hotel and a luxury shopping mall. In front of the People’s Committee you find a statue of Uncle Ho Chi Minh and a fountain show by night.
At the other end of the promenade you find the Saigon River from where you can enjoy a nice view with a breeze. Walking from one end of the street to the other takes you around ten minutes and you will find some nice bars and restaurants along the way. It is nice to walk on Nguyen Hue Street, or take a seat on one of the benches, to have a look at the daily life and routine of the locals.
From Nguyen Hue street other sightseeing places are easily reached, you find the Saigon Opera House and Dong Khoi shopping street only 100 metres away. Besides this, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Reunification Palace are only a five minute walk. In the surrounding area you also have a wide variety of restaurants and bars to spend your time. Therefore it is an ideal location to do some sightseeing and relax afterwards.
Nguyen Hue Street Saigon
- Location: Nguyen Hue street, District 1, HCMC, Vietnam