Nguyen Hue Street

Attraction 56 Nguyễn Huệ, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, Việt Nam Published on: 13-11-2015

2 hours
05:00 PM
07:00 PM
First-time visit
Attraction
Family
Kids Friendly
Outdoor
Performance
People watching (street)
Kids
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Nguyen Hue Street is considered one of the most beautiful streets of Ho Chi Minh City and one of the streets with highest prices of land using right in HCMC.

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Why Nguyen Hue Street is special ?

Nguyen Hue Street is considered one of the most beautiful streets of Ho Chi Minh City. Together with Dong Khoi Street and Le Loi Street, it is also one of the three streets with highest prices of land using right in this biggest city of Vietnam.


Nguyen Hue Street lies in the center of Ho Chi Minh City. It belongs to District 1 which is regarded as an animated central urban district with highest living standards of this city in every aspect. This belief is expressed clearly in the saying: “Ăn quận 5, nằm quận 3, múa ca quận 1” which means “Eat in district 1, stay in district 3, entertain in district 1”. Nguyen Hue Street starts from Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Head office and runs to Bach Dang Ferry.


This street is one of the city’s two main commercial centes (the second is Dong Khoi Street). This is the reason for extremely high prices of land using right in this street. On this street, there are many multi-storey buildings, luxuriant trade centers, crowded restaurants.

What to explore at Nguyen Hue Street?

Cool street with high end shops, good restaurants and then just young people, families and tourists walking around the street. There are street performers, selfie-sticks and the light show with the fountain, feels like you are not in Saigon, which is an interesting cultural shift for the short term tourist.

Places to snap photos, take in an espresso, grab a snack, are all along the Plaza.

During night times, many art performance activities and many local people visit the place for fun and cheering. Walk from the river to the old city hall. It is a bit hot during the day, very animated after 5 pm. There are multicolors fountains

How to get to Nguyen Hue Street?

From the City Hall to the Song Saigon (Saigon River) takes about 10 minutes non-stop.

Selling points

  • A place to see the wealthy and the growth of Vietnam
  • A public gathering place for local people
  • Nice open space - good photo opportunities
  • Great to walk around day or night
  • Good to hang out with friends and see how citizen youngsters look like
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Duration
5.0 days
Estimated
186.98 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
16 places

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56 Nguyễn Huệ, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Hồ Chí Minh, Việt Nam

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Tips for you

  • If you walk from the Saigon River along the boulevard, take time to look at all the buildings as you will see ultra modern mixed with some of the old colonial Saigon.
    Things to do
  • There are fountains hidden on the streets that are triggered according to a schedule.
    What to see
  • You should bring your camera to caught the spectacular sightseeing of the hectic place.
    Photography
  • You should wear the comfortable shoes and cooling clothes.
    What to wear
  • It is located at 56 Nguyen Hue Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
    Location
  • On Friday and Saturday nights it is packed with families and teens, with music playing on the boulevard until late at night.
    Performance

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Suitable for walking,free wifi,take care with your bag,wallet,cellphone & camera,better view by night

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Cool street with high end shops, good restaurants and then just young people, families and tourists walking around the street. There are street performers, selfie-sticks and the light show with the fountain, feels like you are not in Saigon, which is an interesting cultural shift for the short term tourist.

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