The action is non-stop on these streets in Saigon (HCMC) and Hanoi catering to foreign travelers spending New Year’s Eve 2018 in Vietnam. In Vietnamese language – it is called “Tet Nguyen Dan”.
Foreigners’ Streets in Hanoi capital for NYE celebrations
Located in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, the area around Ta Hien Street is not notable for its architecture or historical attractions but is the magnet for foreign travelers to to its sidewalk draft beer shops and bars. Fresh draft beer around the street can be had for a few thousand Vietnam dong (VND), and many tourists enjoy the view of bustling street life from their sidewalk perches. As the night go on, this area gets crowded with revelers. One of the most popular bars is Funky Buddha Bar ( 2 Ta Hien Street) which features house, trance and techno music. A popular spot specializing in shisha is Dragon Fly Bar (15 Hang Buom Street). Cozy and ever-crowded is Mao’s Red Lounge Bar (7 Ta Hien).
In Saigon, the foreigner area is located around the streets of Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien, Do Quang Dau and the neighboring areas of District 1, HCMC. The action is always fast-paced and hectic around here, especially at night. After a day of sightseeing, many travelers staying at the small guest houses in the area return to party into the wee hours at small draft beer and popular bars such as Go2 (187 De Tham) and Crazy Buffalo (212 De Tham).
In the holidays, foreigner streets in Hanoi and Saigon Vietnam are popular places to celebrate New Year’s Eve with local and foreign merry makers alike filling the streets in an unforgettable festive atmosphere.