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The history of Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street

Ho Chi Minh City is the most modern, largest and busiest city in the country. And even big or small streets in the city will create that modern and bustling. Among those roads, it is impossible not to mention the street named the national hero Ngo Thoi Nhiem.

SILA Urban Living luxury serviced apartment is proudly located at 21, Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street, Vo Thi Sau Ward, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City. Join us to learn something about the history of Ngo Thoi Nhiem right now.

Who is Ngo Thoi Nhiem


Ngo Thoi Nhiem (also known as Ngo Thi Nham, 1746-1803) was a famous scholar and writer of the Le – Tay Son dynasties, who had great merits in helping the Tay Son dynasty repel the Thanh army. Ngo Thoi Nhiem came from a noble family in Bac Ha province.

In his career, Ngo Thoi Nhiem was smart, studied well, and had some history projects from early. He passed the first exam in 1768 and then pass the doctorate in 1775. After passing the exam, he was appointed as an official in the Ministry of Households under the Le – Trinh dynasties and was highly respected by Trinh Sam King. In 1778, he became the Chief of Kinh Bac and Thai Nguyen. At that time, his father was the governor of Lang Son. He and his father are famous for literature at that time.

In 1788, Nguyen Hue King appointed him the position of “Vice Minister”, then he was promoted to the highest position in the Six Ministries. At the end of that year, 29,000 Thanh army attacked Dai Viet, using the pretext of destroying the Tay Son dynasty and rebuilding the Le dynasty. Ngo Thoi Nhiem had a plan to withdraw the Dai Viet army to keep the line at Tam Diep – Bien Son passes (Ninh Binh) which contributed to the victory of the Tay Son dynasty.

Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street – The connecting Saigon road


Located at Vo Thi Sau ward, District 3, starting from Nam Ky Khoi Nghia street, extending to Cach Mang Thang 8 street, about 1024 meters long, going through the intersection of Le Quy Don, Tran Quoc Thao, junction Nguyen Gia Thieu, Truong Dinh intersection, Ba Huyen Thanh Quan, Nguyen Thong, Le Ngo Cat crossroads.

The history of the street name: During the French colonial period, this street was originally numbered 5. On March 30, 1906, it was named Jaureguiberry. On March 22, 1955, the name was changed to Ngo Thoi Nhiem until now.

Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street is an important arterial road of Ho Chi Minh City. This is a prime location, located right in the city center, convenient for transportation, easy to move to other districts in the city and famous places to visit and play such as Museum of Relics. War (300m), Reunification Palace (700m), Tao Dan Park (800m), Notre Dame Cathedral (900m), and Tan Son Nhat Airport (6km). This location helps to connect and facilitate economic and cultural development between districts in the city.

Some attractive dining venues on Ngo Thoi Nhiem street

A quiet street in the heart of the city with lots of shady trees on both sides of the road, you can easily find yourself many cafes, restaurants serving coffee, cocktails to herbal teas. Besides, many local eateries are serving Asian – Western style for breakfast, lunch and dinner at very reasonable prices. SILA Urban Living would like to introduce some suggestions for coffee shops or restaurants you should have experiences there, let’s explore below:

Acoustic – Live Music Café: 6E1 Ngo Thoi Nhiem. You should come here once if you are a rock music fan and prefer to gather to drink beer and have fun with friends. The space is spacious, the drinks here are usually light wine and beer. The rock music here is great, the band plays excellent.


Gon & Nhe – Food & Beer: 06 Ngo Thoi Nhiem (located just opposite SILA Urban Living). Gon & Nhe has become the ideal rendezvous with its sophisticated space combined with an impressive and airy outdoor area. Gon & Nhe is a world of its own to let go of your emotions and pamper you with a cold beer and delicious cuisine.


La Cave de Saigon Wine Cellar Restaurant: 75 Ngo Thoi Nhiem.

You will surely be impressed as soon as you enter by discovering the mystery inside the cellar of the past centuries. You can enjoy the long-standing famous wine brands of France, Italy, Spain and experience delicious food with Western flavors there.


TukTuk Thai Bistro: 29 Ngo Thoi Nhiem. You can not only enjoy the rich Thai flavors but also relax and immerse yourself in the unique Bistro space.

Pasteur Street Brewing Co.: 23A Ngo Thoi Nhiem. The menu and space of the Brewery are a great choice for parties, team-building with your colleagues, partners banquet or simply a relaxing evening with your family. The restaurant’s unique set of dishes and drinks will bring customers an interesting culinary experience, especially the staff of Pasteur Street has been always enthusiastic to give suggestions on dishes and suitable beers for their customers.

Cocotte Restaurant & Bar: 21 Ngo Thoi Nhiem. Located inside the SILA Urban Living hotel on the ground floor, right next to the hotel lobby area and next to the beautiful outdoor swimming pool. Combining traditional French cuisine with the modern atmosphere of Saigon’s trendiest hotel, Cocotte aims to please and stimulate the taste buds of the most demanding food connoisseurs.


As well as the streets of Saigon, but Ngo Thoi Nhiem gives you a feeling of peace, indescribable. Choosing a stay at SILA Urban Living – 21 Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City for the perfect trip to discover all the interesting things surrounding here. Please do not hesitate to contact us for our assistance and the best offer ever.

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