Ho bỏ ra Minh city or Saigon is known as the đô thị that never sleeps. It can be said that the thành phố is even more charming & magnetic when the darkness covers Vietnam’s sky. You won’t be disappointed by going out at night in Saigon as you can choose some of the top nightlife experiences in Ho chi Minh City lớn have fun in this vibrant city.

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Discover the life & culture of Ho đưa ra Minh City through many promising destinations with a joy ride on a traditional Vietnamese Cyclo, tickets to a popular Water Puppet Show, & finally an elegant dinner cruise by booking Saigon Cultural Evening Tour with Water Puppet Show & Dinner River Cruise

1. Walking along Nguyen Hue Street

The first place in the danh mục of our đứng đầu nightlife experiences in Ho bỏ ra Minh đô thị is walking along Nguyen Hue Walking Street. This is a fun place at night which is attracting a lot of people, especially young Saigonese and expats to hang out with friends, so it’s good to lớn come here for local nightlife experience.

Walking along Nguyen Hue Street

Nguyen Hue Street with a length of 670 m & width of 64 m was rebuilt & renovated in 2015. Here you will have a chance lớn witness and enjoy weekly music shows. Not only free street music shows are attractive, you will also be dazzled by colorful lights shining on high-rise buildings and beautiful cafes. Be noted that you need to be alert và careful with your belongings because this area is often crowded with people creating favorable conditions for pickpockets.

2. Relaxing at Bui Vien Street

Besides Nguyen Hue Street, Bui Vien Street is also the famous place for foreigners" nightlife in Ho đưa ra Minh City. Bui Vien Street is not only popular between foreigners from everywhere but also Vietnamese tourists. This crowded area consists of 4 famous streets named Bui Vien Street, De Tham, Pham dở hơi Lao & Do Van Dau.

Bui Vien Street

The area around Bui Vien Street is also a popular place lớn stay because hotels there are quite cheap và located in the thành phố center, making it very convenient to move to lớn the surrounding city’s attractions. The highlight of Bui Vien Street is a big number of restaurants, hotels, hostels, travel companies và bars that are operating all day và night.

3. Cruising on Saigon River

For a romantic night in Ho bỏ ra Minh City, there"s nothing better than taking a cruise down Saigon River. Not only you will enjoy dinner on the cruise, the reflection of lights on the water & the traditional music & dance performances will make your evening an unforgettable experience.

Cruising on Saigon River

Suggested cruises for dining on Saigon River:

Bonsai Dinner Cruise that combines a slow river cruise on a beautiful wooden barge with an Indochinese-contemporary inspired cuisine & live band on board và a traditional Vietnamese dance show.

Saigon Princess Cruise - a luxury cruise ship where you can enjoy 2-hour scenic journey along Saigon River with local and international meals và live band.

4. Shopping at Ben Thanh Night Market

Ben Thanh Market is one of the main tourist attractions of Ho chi Minh City. Ben Thanh Market is bustling from early morning until late night. It is a great place khổng lồ buy local handicrafts, brands, arts of Vietnam & other souvenirs.

Ben Thanh Night Market

Here, you will also find local street food including fried noodles, Bun Cha, Banh Xeo, Pho, and sweet soups sold by street vendors around the market. Prices at Ben Thanh Market are quiet high and bargaining is a must.

Saigon Food

5. Shopping at hanh hao Thong Tay Night Market

Hanh Thong Tay Night Market is considered to be a shopping paradise of Saigon people. The market is very rich & diverse in terms of items, especially fashion clothing. The market consists of 400 stalls & is xuất hiện day & night, peaking at around 20:00.

6. Watching the show at Saigon Opera House

Saigon Opera House, also known as Ho bỏ ra Minh thành phố Theater, was built in neoclassical style, inspired by the Opera House in Paris, & is located in the heart of the city. In the evening, many people come here lớn sip coffee or simply watch the theater under the night sky. The restored Opera House was built in 1897 & is used lớn display not only opera but also a wide range of performing arts including ballet, concerts, & traditional Vietnamese dances.

Saigon Opera House

The special show that you cannot miss when coming khổng lồ Saigon Opera House are the following:

A O Show

A O” is the name given to an amazing show and a new kind of art performance for Vietnam, which is a combination of acrobatic skills, comedy, poem, tricks and music. The main props used in the show are bamboo basket boats so you will have a chance to lớn see the charming beauty and peaceful life of Vietnamese in the countryside through A O Show in Saigon. You can book discounted ticket khổng lồ the show here: A O Show Ticket at Saigon Opera House.

A O Show

Teh Dar Show

Teh Dar Show continues the successful concept of A O. It represents the culture of all ethnic groups in the Central Highlands. Teh Dar is a performing art that combines circus, balance, acrobatics, juggling, & contemporary dance. You will have a chance khổng lồ see the lifestyle and spirit of Vietnamese people through this show that combines modern and traditional elements. You can book discounted ticket khổng lồ this show here: Teh Dar Show Ticket at Saigon Opera House.

Teh Dar Show

7. Visiting Starlight Bridge

Anh Sao Bridge, also called Starlight Bridge, is located in the new urban development Phu My Hung Town, District 7 in Ho bỏ ra Minh City. The bridge crosses through chũm Tieu Lake connecting with Ho Ban Nguyet (The Cresent Lake). The bridge is 170 m long with more than 5,000 bulbs lighting arranged from the road surface và two sides of the bridge lớn create a shimmering space và constantly changing the color. From the distance, the bridge looks lượt thích bright star in the galaxy. This is one of the ideal photographic locations for photographers và many young people. If you want khổng lồ see the sparkling Starlight Bridge from above, remember khổng lồ choose a khách sạn in District 7 for your stay in Ho đưa ra Minh City.

8. Joining motorbike tour to lớn explore Saigon

The motorbike is the most popular transportation in Ho chi Minh City. This is a good way lớn really explore the city lượt thích a local. Discovering Saigon by motorbike is also an amazing experience as you can drive through small alleys, enjoy street food in hidden areas, & try encountering the streets full of traffic, which might sound thrilling but is very worth trying.

There are many tours where you can hop on a motorbike & explore the city:

Night Tour with Aodai Rider in Saigon: This tour brings you lớn try incredible food và see attractive destinations that glow in the nighttime by a professional team of Aodai-clad female riders.

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Saigon at Midnight Motorbike Tour: This tour will bring you around Saigon, from the wealthiest districts khổng lồ the city"s slums khổng lồ visit various places such as Midnight local market, Flower market, Chinatown and Bui Vien Street.

9. Enjoying the view from tập đoàn bitexco Tower

Bitexco Tower has been named the tallest building in the đô thị for many years. The tower kiến thiết is inspired by a lotus, the symbol of the country and people of Vietnam. At bitexco Tower, there is Saigon Skydeck which is located on the 49th floor. It is considered to offer the best 360-degree view of the đô thị from above. From the viewpoint, you can see all main architectural works of city center such as Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral, and the financial district of Saigon. Don’t miss a chance lớn see the entire splendid và magnificent beauty of the thành phố from Skydeck by booking admission ticket here: Saigon Skydeck in tập đoàn bitexco Financial Tower.

Bitexco tower

10. Trying your luck at casinos in Saigon

Casinos in Saigon are usually called Gaming Centers & are not the same as Vegas casinos. In Saigon, a number of poker tables, along with many other card games, are available on computer screens. The possibility of winning is also a bit risky because you bet on the computer, but the experience is fun.

One of two biggest casinos in Saigon is Vegas Club casino, which is located at Caravelle Hotel. This is the best rated casino in Ho chi Minh City, providing the best gambling experience, combined with high standard customer service, and the latest gaming machines.

Another popular casino is Palazzo Club, which is located at Sheraton Saigon khách sạn and Towers. Here you can try your luck on a variety of slot machines and electronic table games.

Sheraton Saigon hotel & Towers

11. Spending the night on a rooftop bar

Ho bỏ ra Minh đô thị rooftop bars are one of the ideal tourist destinations in Saigon that attract many tourists with the view of the whole city at night. Ho bỏ ra Minh’s most popular rooftop bars are well worth khổng lồ sit and sip a drink while admiring the sparkling scenery of the thành phố at night.

EON Cafe

Recommended rooftop bars in Saigon:

EON Heli Bar: 52th floor of tập đoàn bitexco Tower SOHY Sky Lounge & Dining: 25th floor of Centec Tower Glow SkyBar: 13th Floor of President Place Building

It wouldn’t be wrong lớn say that Ho chi Minh city has some of the most impressive rooftop bars in the world, offering panoramic views of the vibrant city & beyond. Kiểm tra the menu of Best Rooftop Bars in Ho đưa ra Minh City to find yourself an ideal place lớn enjoy the night.

12. Immersing yourself in nightclub

In this never-sleeping-city, you can easily find a lot of places to các buổi tiệc nhỏ in style. If you are young và passionate about excitement, you should not miss visiting some of best nightclubs in Ho đưa ra Minh City.

Saigon’s most popular nightclubs for locals & foreigners:

Sax n’ Art Jazz Club: No 28 Le Loi Street, Ben Nghe, District 1 Hard Rock Cafe: MPlaza Saigon, Le Duan Street – Hai bố Trung Street, District 1 Lush Nightclub: 02 Ly Tu Trong, District 1 Fox Beer Club: 13 say đắm Nghi, Phuong Nguyen bầu Binh, District 1

13. Watching Water Puppet Show

Water Puppet Show rapidly became a traditional art & important part of Vietnamese culture that tourists shouldn’t miss. Water Puppet Show was born from the wet rice culture in the Red River Delta more than 10 centuries ago. The show is a great way khổng lồ learn more about Vietnamese way of life, its culture and local folklore. Most shows narrate stories from day-to-day life và often have humorous twists for you to lớn enjoy.

You can watch Water Puppet Show at Golden long Water Puppet Theater in Ho bỏ ra Minh City. Booking a ticket in advance is recommended and it can be conveniently done here: Golden Water Puppet Admission Ticket.

14. Sharing books at Nguyen Van Binh Book Street

Nguyen Van Binh Book Street is a road stretching for over 200 meters right from Hai bố Trung Street to lớn Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of District 1, Ho đưa ra Minh City. It is trang chủ to more than 20 bookstores & large publishing companies that introduce & sell books. The special thing here is that there are often book sharing sessions for exchanging books between book lovers. On weekends, the book street becomes more bustling & crowded as more people come khổng lồ visit the place và buy books.

15. Dining in the dark

Noir is ranked the first in the danh mục of TripAdvisor restaurants in Ho chi Minh City. This is one of the most unforgettable things to bởi vì in the city. As you step into Noir, all your senses will be stimulated as you will dine in complete darkness. One of the special things at Noir is that food is being served by blind và visually impaired people, but their service is absolutely excellent.

If you want khổng lồ join unique dining experience, you can book you visit at Noir. Dining in the Dark.


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