Bui Vien is the most crowded walking street in Saigon and is also called the Red Light District. This street features all kinds of entertainment. There are Vietnamese pubs that have pavement sitting where they serve beer and food. There are also many hot dance clubs and bars.

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Is a street lượt thích Bui Vien safe? Unfortunately no, it is not always safe because the street is a very crowded place and can be dangerous especially if you’re a tourist. Although this area may look attractive sầu, it is a haven for prostitution, pickpockets, drug dealers & other elicit activities. This area can be safe if you are a smart và follow our tips below.

Top 10 Tips to lớn Stay Safe in Bui Vien Nightlife

Don’t flash your jewelry, cash, or expensive camera while walking in Bui Vien. There are several local people who are just waiting to target foreign tourists. Some of your belongings are probably worth at least two month’s wages for some of the local people living here. Be aware & don’t tempt thieves khổng lồ rob you of your possessions và cash.If you cannot trust leaving your valuables in your hotel room, wear a money belt under your clothes to keep your property và cash safe. Don’t carry a handbag or backpaông xã. If you have to lớn carry your backpaông chồng with you, make sure you wear it in front of your body toàn thân. Wear a neck wallet around your nechồng & under your shirt to carry your Vietnamese cash & any credit và ID cards. Never leave sầu a bag unattended in a public place.Be aware of pickpockets while walking in crowds. Put your camera away and don’t keep your hands in your pockets or on your bags if that is where you have sầu your valuables stowed. Store your handbag and camera case in your backpachồng & keep it zipped up và in front of your body toàn thân.Make sure everything is secure if you take a ride in a cyclo or on a Xe om (Vietnam giới motorcycle ride). There are many vagabonds & thieves around the area who are looking for travelers to lớn scam. Choose a safer cab in Vietphái nam by using Grab that has tracking tools lớn help locate your rented cab anytime by phone. You can download this tiện ích from the Appstore both on ios & Android systems.


Be careful with Bui Vien Street’s Sellers và Beggars

Lots of street vendors sell useful personal items from maps and fans to lớn razor blades và sunglasses. Some people find this annoying, but it is one of the chất lượng experiences of Asia. Imagine sitting down to lớn enjoy a coffee & have everything you might want to buy pass by your table . Buy something for yourself & don’t forget to drive sầu a hard bargain but still be polite even when you cannot make a khuyễn mãi giảm giá. Yes, it can be annoying after the fifteenth time. But hey, these guys are only trying lớn make a living. Just give them a friendly smile & look away, they will underst&. If it still bothers you, find a second story or a seat inside the bar or restaurant. They rarely come inside without an invitation.

There are also a fair number of beggars. Many of them are struggling khổng lồ survive sầu because of a disability or disease which might have led lớn them being homeless are very poor. It is your Điện thoại tư vấn lớn decide to spare a few cents or not. I suggest that you should because it can make a difference in their lives. Do it discreetly when there is only one individual around so as khổng lồ avoid being noticed by others. Otherwise, it will attract more beggars’ attention.

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How to lớn Report a Crime on Bui Vien Street

If you are a victlặng of a crime, report the crime to lớn the nearest police station. You will need a police report to make a clalặng on your insurance.

Police stations are available all over Ho Chi Minc City but the chances of someone speaking English vary. Try khổng lồ ask for help from a trusted local if you encounter language difficulties. (Reward them to lớn show your gratitude for their help when things are done.)

For backpackers và budget tourists, there is a police station right in Bui Vien across from the Amazon Bar at 66 Bui Vien, Pđắm đuối Ngu Lao Ward, District 1.

There is another police station at 24-26 Pasteur Street in District 1 near the Fideteo Tower. They are open 07:30-11:30 & then 13:00-17:00.

Is Bui Vien safe enough? It can be if you follow my safety tips lớn have a safe vacation & avoid being a victim. The vast majority of people in Ho Chi Minc City are honest, hardworking, and incredibly happy to lớn have sầu you visit their đô thị. Come and see for yourself.