Bui Vien Street

Bui Vien is a street in district 1 where many Western tourists choose to stay and relax (most of them are backpackers). The name “Pho Tay” is named by the local resident. This is the multinational and multicultural place because not only western tourists but also other locals and foreigners visit here. It has many exciting activities to do and lots of Vietnamese traditional food to try, with affordable price.

OVERVIEW

Bui Vien is a street in district 1 where many Western tourists choose to stay and relax (most of them are backpackers).

There are many exciting activities to do, and many Vietnamese traditional foods at good prices such as Banh Xeo, Pho, and Bun Bo, that you can discover more  in the Food & Drink column

Bui Vien Street

HOW TO GO

From Ben Thanh Market to Bui Vien Street is about 1 km, you can get there on foot. You should use google maps to get there easier. 

In departure, you enter: "Ben Thanh Market".

In destination, you enter: "Bui Vien".

Then click on "Start" and follow the instructions.

Similarly, if you depart from another place.

If you walk, you will take about 15 minutes.

If you get there by taxi/grab/uber, the cost around 20,000 dong.

How to go to Bui Vien Street

EXPERIENCES

Most of the foods are the typical street foods of Saigon, if possible, you should come here once, surely you will not be disappointed! The best time to visit is at night.

Prices are affordable, however, you should see the prices on menus before you buy (These places haven't menus, you should ask prices directly).

Some other streets were well known as Western Street as Pham Ngu Lao, De Tham.

You can rent a hotel in this place with reasonable prices, the majority of the shops open until midnight or all night.

Bui Vien street will block vehicles at the weekend (7:00 pm - 2:00 am), just for walking, you should come here at this time.

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