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Expansion of tourist-friendly pedestrian areas in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City has drawn up a plan to expand five more pedestrian zones in the near future besides the two current streets of Nguyen Hue and Bui Vien to promote local tourism potential and attract more tourists to the city.

Since the opening days, the two pedestrian streets have been particularly familiar with visitors, welcoming thousands of guests a day in Ho Chi Minh City. Thanks to this, the number of visitors has increased significantly, contributing to the city's budget collection.

Following the success of this model, the new plans will be implemented to expand pedestrian streets not only attracting tourists but also making it tourist-friendly. The expanded pedestrian streets would be divided into seven sub-areas, including shopping, international cuisine, art performances, and culture and history. All walking zones would be provided with free wifi and signboards offering information for residents and foreign tourists. More parking lots and green spaces will also be arranged. Moreover, vehicles were banned from 7 pm to 11 pm every weekend, many bus routes have also been planned and modified for the zones and the city will also pilot a public bike service at 52 spots in District 1.

With this plan, I believe that the pedestrian zone expansion will boost socio-economic development and attract more foreign tourists while reducing congestion, pollution, and noise.

More information at https://e.vnexpress.net/news/news/hcmc-to-spend-3-mln-on-pedestrian-zone-expansion-4170522.html


Thank you very much for this valuable contribution, #Khang Nguyen, are there any news in the meantime about this interesting project? Thanks for that.

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Ho Chi Minh is a great city, I really want to go back there as soon as I have the chance

Yes. I went to Ho Chi Minh city once during my trip to Vietnam last year and I was really impressed. Crowded and bustling residents, vibrant lifestyle and lots of motorbikes. haha. The food here is also very delicious and cheap. I will definitely come back if I have a chance.

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