Saigon is known as the city that never sleeps, the city that lives at night. And that “night” is located on Bui Vien walking street. Today, follow Ho Chi Minh Car Rental to see what the street that never sleeps has to offer!
Where is Bui Vien Walking Street? How does it work?
Bui Vien Walking Street, also known as Bui Vien West Street, is a neighborhood about 500m long, located on Bui Vien, De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao and Do Quang Dau streets. All are located in District 1 of the city. Ho Chi Minh. This is a very central location of the city. Surrounded by many hotels, motels, offices, tourist attractions, markets and commercial centers.
Bui Vien Walking Street will be open from 19 pm to 2 am the next day on 2 weekends (Saturday and Sunday) to serve entertainment activities, food, street performances. for Saigon people, domestic and international tourists. The remaining days, the street will remain open but traffic will be able to travel as usual.
Coming to Bui Vien walking street, visitors will enjoy “Four Free”. It’s wifi, which provides tourist assistance information, toilets and a “free smile”. This is one of the strengths of the pedestrian street to attract domestic and foreign tourists.
What’s attractive about Bui Vien Walking Street?
If you are an extrovert, love the excitement and like to socialize and make friends from all over the world, then Bui Vien walking street is a place that is not more suitable. Because coming here on the weekend, you will find it busier than ever. This place will gather all kinds of languages, skin colors, hair of international friends.
Lively music under bright lights emanating from bars and pubs along both sides of the pedestrian street seems to want to hold back pedestrians. After a stressful working week, being relieved with a glass of Western wine under vibrant music, you will surely regain your spirit very quickly!
Another walking street you can’t miss when coming to Saigon is Nguyen Hue pedestrian street in District 1
There are also many restaurants, cafes, and beer shops on the sidewalk as a place to meet them, gather close friends to feel the atmosphere of Saigon at night. The shops are fully bilingual Vietnamese – English so visitors can easily find themselves a reasonable place.
In addition, Bui Vien walking street also organizes many interesting and unique entertainment and entertainment activities. For example, art performances and street magic attract the eyes of many people.
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What should you eat when coming to Bui Vien?
If you are a “snack team” can not ignore this street. There are many delicious snacks here. Take a walk with Halo Travel and taste the following dishes:
If you’re hungry, you can visit Ms. Le’s barbecue restaurant (also known as BBQ 198) to enjoy a variety of grilled foods from beef, chicken, goat, seafood, etc. The skewers are marinated very tasty and fragrant. sobbing that the stream of people walking could not help but stop to enjoy. The space is very close, friendly, standard “street-food” with rows of small tables and chairs close together. The price is surprisingly cheap, only from 5k / skewers!
Bui Vien snail
Snails are not only famous in Bui Vien but also in Saigon. Going to Saigon without going to eat snails is a big mistake. The most famous here is the snail shop located near the end of Bui Vien Street. Here visitors are spoiled for choice of large and small snails such as jackfruit snails, nail snails, fat snails, incense snails… Not only that, but the shop also has blood cockles, crabs, clams, squids… extremely attractive. Please!
Bui Vien Beer
This is the “must-try” drink when coming to Bui Vien West Street. There are quite a few types of beer here, from famous brands like Tiger, Heniken, Saigon Beer to traditional flavors like Vietnamese Bia Hoi. Moreover, the price is extremely soft, affordable for many young people.
Saigon people love smoothies because they are simply a “healthy” drink. There are many fruit smoothie shops on Bui Vien walking street, but you have to find the right Five Boys shop! Simply because the drink here is well-mixed and has a whole piece of thick fruit inside. So diners can not only drink but also sip to quench their thirst!
Bui Vien West Street is not only known as a street that doesn’t sleep but also a street that “doesn’t worry about starving to death” because there are dozens of street vendors every 2km. You can find everything from bread, baked potatoes, packaged fresh fruit, seafood, fried corn, confectionery….
Some famous motels/hostels on Bui Vien West Street
Famous as a street for backpackers, the motels here are very small and very cheap. Some hostels can be mentioned as follows:
Bui Vien Hostel: 205/12 Bui Vien Street. The rooms here are small, but clean and safe. The host is friendly and hospitable, so this hostel is highly appreciated on social networking sites
Saigon Backpackers Hostel: 2 41/ 32 Pham Ngu Lao Street. The motel is located 800m from the pedestrian street. In the morning, free coffee and bananas are served. Hostel has a full range of private rooms and dormitory rooms for men and women
Beautiful Saigon Boutique Hostel: alley 40/13-15-17-19-21 Bui Vien street. It is the only hotel on Bui Vien Street with a swimming pool. The rooms are spacious, airy, and the price is very reasonable. Therefore, the hotel is always in a state of “full booking”.
Tourist places near Bui Vien walking street
Located in the center of the city, so traveling between Bui Vien walking street and attractions is very simple. With this distance, visitors can walk, take a taxi or grab. Very quick and convenient! Let’s take a look at:
|Notre Dame Cathedral + Central Post Office||2.8km|
|Ben Thanh market||1.6km|
|Thien Hau Temple||1.5km|
|War Remnants Museum||2.4km|
After Halo Travel’s review of Bui Vien walking street , do you think this street is attractive? Let us know what you think in the comments section below!