District 2 In Ho Chi Minh City


To locals, District 1 & District 7 are for fancy entertainment và activities, while areas like District 2 used khổng lồ be a place with little to vày. However, things are changing, & many people, both locals & foreign nationals are moving khổng lồ the district looking for luxurious foods and entertainment.

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District 2 Overview

From January 2021, District 2 is part of Thu Duc City, located in the northeast of Ho Chi Minch City. The area has been under urbanization lớn be a new financial center in 20đôi mươi since 1998. District 2 shares borders with District 1, 4, 7, 9, Binch Tkhô giòn, & Thu Duc District. It also meets with Dong Nai Province in the south.

Although there are still many projects under construction, many find the place fascinating & intriguing, because the modern và westernization are what District 2 is aiming lớn.


District 2 is gradually becoming more attractive sầu in the eyes of locals and expats

When you first come to lớn District 2 you will be surprised by how fast-developing this place is. It is a decent place lớn enjoy your trip to Ho Chi Minh City, have sầu some fun, & even a settle-down place for expats in Ho Chi Minc City. That’s why District 2 is well known lớn expats, besides District 1 and District 7. And because the area is large, so all of the places for entertainment và attractions are not in one spot but all spread out. With many bars, luxurious villas, và malls, it could be an ikhuyễn mãi giảm giá place for anyone who loves peace and stillness but still wants to lớn have some fun.

How lớn Get to District 2

The distance between District 2 và Tan San Nhat International Airport is around 16 kilometers, so our suggestion is to lớn take a cab for convenience & safety on the long road. And you should know where your stop before coming lớn District 2 is because the distance between places can be quite far apart.

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Attractions in District 2

District 2 is where arts and modernization come alive sầu & waltz you to lớn a peaceful & civilized world but still keeps traditional values as the center of everything.

Name Entrance Fee Address Category
Thu Thiem Park Free Above sầu Thu Thiem Tunnel connecting District 1 và District 2 Park
Diamond Island Free Number 9 Street, Binh Trung Tay Ward Islet
Family Garden Free for adultVND 80,000/child 28 Thao Dien, Thao Dien Ward Ecotourism destination
Minh Dang Quang Pagoda Free 505 Xa Lo Ha Noi, An Phu Ward Religious site
Dieu Giac Pagoda Free 177 Tran Nao, Binc An Ward Religious site
Hue Nghiem Pagoda Free 299B Luong Dinc Cua, An Phu Ward Religious site
Thien Tinch Pagoda Free 17 Bac Nam, An Phu Ward Religious site
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre VND 35,000 15 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien Ward Museum

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Eating in District 2

From fine dining lớn street food, District 2 has all the essence of Vietnamese cuisine, & all around the world, these locations down here will satisfy anyone.

Category Location
Bistro KokoisBistro: 24 Thao Dien, Thao Dien WardVilla Song Saigon: 197/2 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien WardSpice Bistro: 32 11 street, Thao Dien WardPalm Bistro: 36 Thao Dien, Thao Dien Ward
Street Eats Thu Thiem Park - above sầu Thu Thiem Tunnels (evening hours)
Cafe Shops KokoisBistro Cafe và Store: 24 Thao Dien, Thao Dien WardLaMay Cafe: 280A1 Luong Dinc Cua, An Phu WardThe Snap Cafe: 32 Tran Ngoc Dien, Thao Dien WardCiao Cafe: 167 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien WardChez Nous Coffee & Waffle: 120 Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien WardVilla Royale Antique and Tea Room: 3 Tran Ngoc Dien, Thao Dien WardDolphy Cafe: 31 Thao Dien, Thao Dien Ward
Fine Dining Restaurants

La Villa French Restaurant: 14 Ngo Quang Huy, Thao Dien WardLa Bettola: 82 Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien WardLa Plancha: 25 Tran Ngoc Dien, Thao Dien WardMAD House: 6/50% Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien WardThe Deck Saigon, 38 Nguyen U Di, Thao Dien Ward

Shopping in District 2

Alongside with a luxury lifestyle, there are many malls and stores in District 2 selling very artistic stuff for tourists to buy as souvenirs. And you should visit local markets to experience another side, the traditional aspect, of this district.

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Category Address What to lớn Buy
Stores Lang Art (Art Village): 38 Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien WardInpages: 4 Le Van Mien, Thao Dien WardSadec: 63 Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien Ward Art crafts
Shopping Malls Vincom Mega Mall: 159 Xa Lo Ha Noi, Thao Dien WardParkson Cantavil: 1 Song Hanh, An Phu WardEstella Place: 22 Song Hanh, An Phu Ward Clothes, Accessories
Local Markets Thao Dien Market: Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien WardBinc Kkhô giòn Market: 9B Luong Dinc Cua, Binh Khanh Ward Clothes, Accessories, Dried Foods, and Fruits

Nightlife in District 2

The best thing when visiting District 2 is because of its nightlife, which is quite different from District 1 or any others. At a place lượt thích Saigon Outcast (188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien Ward), you can find good foods, interesting fairs, places for networking and enjoying creative sầu modern arts, with music and nhảy. However, everything is decent at its best, with no loud music or any impolite actions.