Suggestions for entertainment on Nguyen Hue walking street
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Suggestions for entertainment on Nguyen Hue walking street

Nguyen Hue Walking Street is more than 670 m long, starting from Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee headquarters to Bach Dang Park and cutting through a number of streets such as: Le Loi, Ton That Dam, Ngo Duc Ke, Hai Trieu.

Nguyen Hue Walking Street operates all day.

According to Mr. Tran Duy Hieu, a freelance tour guide specializing in inner-city tours in Ho Chi Minh City, there are two suitable times to roam this area.

He also suggested that visitors can experience some of the following fun and entertainment activities when coming to Nguyen Hue walking street.


Nguyen Hue Walking Street is located in the city center so traveling is quite convenient.

In addition, public transportation in the city is also quite popular.

Parking location is on Le Loi street, located at the beginning of Nguyen Hue walking street.

When coming to the walking street, visitors can choose to rent public bicycles to travel to entertainment and dining spots.

The most proactive choice is to rent a motorbike.

Fun activities

Walk and take photos at famous locations

Walking along this street, it is not difficult for visitors to find beautiful photography angles such as in front of the City People’s Committee headquarters, President Ho Chi Minh’s monument, apartment building 42 Nguyen Hue, and the front of Ciao Cafe.

Saigon Skydeck observatory

Saigon Skydeck observatory is located on the 49th floor of Bitexco Financial Tower (Hai Trieu Street, District 1).

Saigon Skydeck is open from 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. every day.

Suggestions for entertainment on Nguyen Hue walking street

From the observatory, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy a panoramic view of the city.

The observatory has 6 long-range binoculars, capable of rotating 360 degrees horizontally and rotating up and down 50 degrees.

2 floor bus

Visitors can choose a double-decker bus to get around the city on their first visit.

The city tour of Ho Chi Minh City by double-decker open-top bus is more than 13 km long, passing through District 1 and District 3 with 30 famous attractions such as the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the City Post Office.

`This activity is quite popular with first-time visitors to Ho Chi Minh City. In the summer, evening trips will be more comfortable, avoiding the heat and sudden rains,` Mr. Hieu suggested.

Places to eat

Streets cuisine

Besides famous restaurants, along Nguyen Hue walking street, visitors can also enjoy attractive street food.

In the morning, the walking street is quite quiet, the most crowded are mainly coffee shops.

From late afternoon, shops begin to operate more.

In the evening, this area also gathers many street vendors.

Apartment 42 Nguyen Hue

National Geographic UK once shared a photo of the apartment building at 42 Nguyen Hue with the caption: `This is an old apartment complex renovated to sell coffee, restaurants, and work spaces that attract many young people.`

The apartment building has 9 floors.

Suggestions for entertainment on Nguyen Hue walking street

Apartment 42 Nguyen Hue has many places to eat and drink.

Minh Chi, a tourist from Nha Trang, commented that drinking coffee in old apartments is a quite interesting activity in Ho Chi Minh City.

However, because it is located in an old apartment complex, the area of the shops here is quite small.

Some suggestions for visitors when coming to the apartment building at 42 Nguyen Hue: %Arabica, Boo Coffee, Saigon Oi Cafe, Poke Saigon, 21 Grams Vegetarian.

Saigon Garden

Saigon Garden is a complex located in front of the walking street.

However, on weekend nights, this place is quite crowded.

The complex also impresses with its open design and garden space with many trees.

Diners can refer to some addresses after dining here: BeAn Vegetarian, Starbuck, Social Local, Koi Thé.


Nguyen Hue Walking Street prohibits motorbikes every Saturday and Sunday evening.

Proactively preserve personal belongings when going to crowded places.

You should wear sneakers or flat shoes for ease of movement.

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