Dong Khoi, the city’s main street that runs through the centre of District one, is currently undergoing massive changes, with entire blocks being razed and towering monoliths such as “Times Square”, half-way down the street, set to transform its image further still in the near future. Fortunately the street still has some character in the form of chic boutiques with eye-catching window displays and cute cafés in which to pause between shopping or sightseeing.

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