Nguyen Hue Walking Street is the broad walking promenade in the middle of District 1 city centre.. This pedestrian area is flanked by wonderful French colonial architecture such as the People’s Committee, the Rex Hotel and a luxury shopping center. In front of the People’s Committee you will find a statue of Uncle Ho Chi Minh and a fountain show at night.
At the other end of the promenade you find the Saigon River from where you can enjoy a nice view with a breeze. Walking from one end of the street to the other takes you around ten minutes and you will find some nice bars and restaurants along the way. It is nice to walk on Nguyen Hue Street, or take a seat on one of the benches, to have a look at the daily life and routine of the locals.
How to get there
From Trip Apartment RiverGate Residence the short way to Nguyen Hue walking street is the route show on the map below. On the google maps you choose :
Current location : Trip Apartment
Destination location : you type “Nguyen Hue Walking Street” and choose the route name “Intersection of Ho Tung Mau – Ngo Duc Ke (Near Bitexco)”
This is the short route (Grab show only 1,2km) to get there from Trip Apartment so you could saving more taxi or grab cost and take about 7 minutes offcourse depend on the high traffic time of Saigon.
- The taxi or grab car cost : ~ 33k vnđ ($1,5)
- Grab Bike cost : ~ 15k vnđ( $ 0.7)
If you have grab promotion code, you should choose grab for saving.
From Nguyen Hue Walking Street other sightseeing places are easily reached, you find the Saigon Opera House and Dong Khoi shopping street only 100 metres away. Besides this, Notre Dame Cathedral and the Reunification Palace are only a five minute walk. In the surrounding area you also have a wide variety of restaurants and bars to spend your time. Therefore it is an ideal location to do some sightseeing and relax afterwards.