Things to do in Ho Chi Minh at night

Ho Chi Minh is one of the most modern city in Vietnam with many nightlife activities for travelers.  If you are finding where and what to do and spend funny moments with your partner in this city. Below is some tips and guide for you guys:

Watch puppets performance

Puppets performance is a must-see for all visitors to the city. In Ho Chi Minh City has its own water puppet theatre with daily performances that last around 50 minutes. It showcases the traditional stories and scenes that performed by the puppets accompanied by musicians wearing conventional costumes and a Vietnamese narrator

Address: - Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre - 55bis Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Bars in Ho Chi Minh

Bars in Ho Chi Minh are quite famous with rooftop bars collections in the world. Tourist can come here, sit back with cocktail and soak up the stunning view of Ho Chi Minh from sunset to late night

Some popular destinations:

  • Alto Heli Bar one of the smartest places in town - as well as one of the highest. Address: 36 Ho Tung Mau, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Sky Bar: a laidback choice with a good selection of cold drinks on offer. Address:  1 Dong Khoi, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Clubs in Ho Chi Minh

Besides going to famous bars in Saigon, Clubs are also your great place that you can come and have fun

  • Lush club: This contemporary spot pumps out hip-hop, electro and house music on a state of the art sound system as the preened and pretty of the Ho chi Minh City set dance away late into the night. Address: 2 Ly Tu Trong, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • International Tourist Club: a well-established entertainment complex located in an annex of the New World Hotel. Address: 76 Le Lai, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • The Observatory: Le Lai & Ton That Tung, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Vietnam

Live music in Ho Chi Minh

Visiting and listening live music is also interesting activities at Saigon Nightlife, from smooth jazz to heavy rock and everything in between, whatever your choice of tunes there is probably a bar or club playing exactly that

  • Sax n'Art Jazz Club: 28 Le Loi, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Hard Rock Café: Kumho Asiana Plaza, 39 Le Duan, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Park Lounge: 2 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ben Thanh Night Market

This is a great place not only to buy local handicrafts, branded goods, Vietnamese art and other souvenirs but also enjoy absolutely authentically Vietnamese atmosphere. If you want to find a place where you can buy souvenir, enjoy street food and have remarkable experience about daily life, this is the dream destination.

Address: located at the intersection of Le Loi, Ham Nghi, Tan Hung and Le Lai streets

Dink “Beer Hơi’ on Phạm Ngũ Lão

Drinking Beer on Pham Ngu Lao, District 3 is one of the best choice of not only backpackers but also everyone who want to find a place to chat the night away, drinking cheap beers on small plastic stools all along the street.

Taking a leisurely cruise down the Saigon River

Having dinner and the views of the Ho Chi Minh City at night on cruise, live jazz performance on board, a traditional Vietnamese dance will make a romantic night in Ho Chi Minh. 

Further reading:  Ho Chi Minh Travel Guide ,  The best street food in Saigon  and don't forget to read  Vietnam visa requirement before you want to visit Vietnam legally. 

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