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The backpacking district of Khao San Road is the traveler hub of South East Asia. Jam-packed with raucous bars and restaurants as well as budget hostels, it’s a favorite for late-night revelers.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
As featured in 3 Days in Bangkok
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Talat Yot, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

Very crowded and noisy but equally interesting as you can find all kinds of clubs and bars and restaurant also shopping is very good. Food and drinks are very cheap. If you like the sort of party scene then best to go after 8pm

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Hemendra M
Reviewed yesterday

not really my cup of tee. Passed there but didnt find any good restaurants but might be good for backpakkers and party

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jonashedstrom
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hectic scene, bars, street food, massage parlours, restaurants, music, people, really fun walking through late afternoon, full of life and people, street peddling less than anticipated.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Niels L
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you want to see and experience how mass tourism changes places, then go there. 30 Shops for "sir would you like a suit - a suit sir!", 30 Henna-Tatoo shops, 500 shops with the same Chang-Beer-T-Shirt, 20 people who want you to taste an...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarcH275
Reviewed 4 days ago

So many people, choices, even a stage with the show/traditional dance,.. but PLEASE INSTALL SOME TRASH CANS ALONG THE WAY! This is the only thing I can complain about - if you drink fresh coconut or take something else to consume along your strawl -...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mazdafahrer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Guess we're not in the demographic it aims for but although it was an experience far too noisy. Bar after bar trying to play music louder than each other! The next street along was far better Ratanbutri (spelling may be wrong) was much better, cheaper...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Linconshirecouple
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is filled with tourists, but because of that you get lots of cool things like getting a massage while drinking a Singha and listening to hip hop music blast in the street. Delicious street food, great massages and people watching has never been...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pratikkon
Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely a must if you're visiting the city. Try the street food, its amazing and very cheap and try bar hopping in order to see the most bars you can in the strip.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kaisermaki1
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was really surprised when I came back to this place ( every year I come here for a few hours) Before it was so full and loud, so busy and now it was quite, no screaming music, many of the marketstalls were disapeared. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hjpeod
Reviewed 4 days ago

Touristic trap with some charm in the small alleys. A Guy we met became robbed and drugged. Good food and expensive

Date of experience: January 2019
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Lala052206
18 January 2019|
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Response from Niels L | Reviewed this property |
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Footie G
17 December 2018|
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Response from Rooney10Boston | Reviewed this property |
Ask, don’t just look. If you ask the man behind the counter you will be rewarded
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AnshulM117
9 December 2018|
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Response from T0mRand | Reviewed this property |
I'd speak to your hotel and see if they provide a secure bag drop point. Many do. Otherwise as it is only for 1 hour keep it close to you or purchase some handcuffs and lock it to your wrist.
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