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This area is a b it off the general route for tourists as it’s a bit of a drive to District 5, but once you get used to the layout and manic busy-ness of all the side streets with stalls and selling everything you could...More
Very large Chinese influence here and all across South East Asia. Well integrated as part of the local people with their own take on customs and food. All really good and great for shopping in this area.
If you want to wander the market which is now out of the historic building and see lots of people wandering small streets, scooters even crazier than normal, small businesses then it’s ok.
I felt rather underwhelmed by it. Including being hit by a scooter...More
we tried to visit here yesterday based on tourist information we read, this district is miles away from where we were staying so we endured a long taxi ride to be totally disappointed and then stuck in an area with didn't know with no taxi...More
Tran Phu Street or Duong Tran Phu in District 5 has lots of local painters’ studios. Tran Phu is only 10 minutes’ drive from the Opera House and Union Square, but it’s quite far removed from the tourist drag.
A useful landmark is the Windsor...More
We loved it as got to delve into the local community and culture. Very busy and stay alert as scooters nad bikes whizzing past in all directions. However if you like to go off the beaten tourist route then this is a must and some...More