Located next lớn District 1 - the heart of Ho đưa ra Minh City, District 4 is a crowded district where you can easily observe the ordinary daily lives of Vietnamese locals. It is also an ideal destination for food-lovers as there is a wide variety of tasty street foods & several wonderful eating streets in District 4.

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District 4 Overview


With a total area of about 4.2 square km, District 4 is considered the smallest district in Ho bỏ ra Minh City. Located next to lớn District 1 which is the center of Ho chi Minh City, District 4 is generally an island being surrounded by Saigon River at the northeast, Ben Nghe Canal at the northwest, TeCanal at the South. There are 15 wards in District raging from Ward 1 to lớn Ward 18 except for Ward 7, Ward 11 và Ward 17 as they were merged with other wards.

During the French colonial invasion, District 4 was known by names such as Xom Chieu và Khanh Hoi. These are still familiar khổng lồ people of old Saigon when it comes lớn the land of District 4. The name “District 4” has been officially used from 1959.

How khổng lồ Get khổng lồ District 4

From rã Son Nhat International Airport, it would take you about 35 minutes khổng lồ get khổng lồ District 4 by taxis with the approximate price from VND 120,000 lớn VND 150,000. This price could be slightly lower which ranges from VND 70,000 to VND 100,000 if you book a four-seat car with Grab or Uber.

From District 1, it would take you about 15 minutes to get khổng lồ District 4 by car or motorbike. There are only two bus routes from District 1 lớn District 4 which are bus number 44 và bus number 46. You can easily get khổng lồ know bus system in Ho chi Minh đô thị with the ứng dụng Ho bỏ ra Minh city Bus Map.

Attractions in District 4


Ho đưa ra Minh Museum in District 4

District 4 is not a famous tourist district for foreigners. However, you can find it interesting lớn come và see the way locals work và live on a daily basis. There are two popular types of attractions for you explore in District 4 which are historical attractions và religious sites.

Name Entrance Fee Address Category
Nha Rong Wharf or dragon Wharf - Ho chi Minh Museum Free 1 Nguyen Tat Thanh, Ward 12 Historical attraction
Giac Nguyen Pagoda Free 129F/186/2 Ben Van Don, Ward 6 Religious site
Linh quang Tinh Xa Free 40/60 Nguyen Khoai, Ward 2 Religious site
Khanh Hoi Church Free 98 Le Quoc Hung, Ward 12 Religious site
Vinh Hoi Church Free 158 Ben Van Don, Ward 6 Religious site
Xom Chieu Church Free 92B/20 bis Ton That Thuyet, Ward 16 Religious site

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Eating in District 4


Being famous for several kinds of street eats, especially seafood, District 4 is such a paradise for any food-lovers. You can easily catch a sight of vendors, stalls & small restaurants selling a wide variety of street foods including Banh xeo, Bot chien (fried dough), Xoi(sticky rice), Banh trangnuong (Vietnamese pizza) and Banh mi along almost every streetin District 4.

Category Location

Vinh Khanh streetOc Oanh: 543 Vinh Khanh, Ward 8Oc Thao: 99 Vinh Khanh, Ward 8Oc Vu: 37 Vinh Khanh, Ward 8Oc Nhung: 833W1, Vinh Khanh, Ward 8

Xom Chieu StreetOc To: C218 Xom Chieu, Ward 15Hoang Dieu StreetOc Thao: 229 - 231 Hoang Dieu, Ward 9

Street snacks

Doan Van Bo StreetXom Chieu StreetTon Dan StreetMong BridgeBen Van Don


Shopping in District 4

Despite being located next to lớn the heart of Ho đưa ra Minh City, District 4 is not a shopping center compared to District 1. However, there is a pretty big local market where you can buy some Vietnamese food & local souvenirs such as clothes, accessories, và dried foods at reasonable prices.

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Xom Chieu MarketAddress: Le Quoc Hung, Ward 12

Nightlife in District 4


When the night falls, District 4 becomes lively with several restaurants, food stalls, & vendors selling street foods. It is also a vị trí cao nhất favorite place for Saigonese youngsters lớn gather and enjoy beer and food together because it is near the city center and has many low price eateries.

Connecting District 1 to lớn District 4, muốn Bridge is an ideal place for young people to lớn gather together as well as a perfect dating venue for young couples at night. This bridge only serves pedestrians so that you can take a seat và enjoy flavorful food and a wonderful night view.

However, as District 4 used khổng lồ be a port with people from all walks of life who come lớn look for better opportunities and conditions in the city, this district is considered khổng lồ be quite dangerous for foreign tourists. Robbery và snatching are likely lớn take place frequently in many streets in District 4, especially Ton Dan Street and Mong Bridge. It is advisable that you go out in the daytime, leave your valuable belongings at the hotels or secured with you, & even better if you could go with a local friend during your visit.

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Summary of District 4 in Ho bỏ ra Minh City

Despite not being a tourist district, District 4 can bring you a bunch of joy and cheer with various eating streets & beautiful religious sites. Coming to this district, you will have a decent chance lớn adopt a different view of the daily lives of Vietnamese people as well as explore thoroughly Vietnamese street food culture.

To learn more about other districts, check out our guide Ho bỏ ra Minh thành phố Districts Overview.

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