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Songkran Festival Khao San Road

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Songkran festival is one of the signature festival in Thailand. It was really fun and crazy. Do not... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
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My Songkran started in Phuket on Bangla rd, flew up to Bangkok April 13th and got checked in to my... read more

Reviewed 25 April 2018
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Songkran is Thailand's most important public holiday and celebrates their traditional new year. The backpacking favourite Khao San Road and neighbouring Rambutree become one of the country's biggest tourist havens to celebrate the water festival...more
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Songkran festival is one of the signature festival in Thailand. It was really fun and crazy. Do not miss the festival if you are there during that time! It is an amazing experience :)

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

My Songkran started in Phuket on Bangla rd, flew up to Bangkok April 13th and got checked in to my hotel, and then it started. First went to Robertson’s in Bang Rak and got a big water gun, bought some beer and sat in the...More

Thank Jerome M
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

songkran this was never on my bucket list but it should’ve been! such a great experience and the best way to interact with thai locals. everyone basically soaks each other with waterguns or buckets. doesn’t matter who you are, you’ll get soaked this weekend. the...More

Thank Vivian G
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

You can spend the whole day here, walk around, drink, spray anyone you want (even saw some spray the police and they were cool with it). Everyone is in a crazy joyous mood. There’s music blasting, people dancing, drinking and having one massive street party....More

1  Thank SSS381
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Songkran festival is probably the only moment during the whole year that Khao San road is worth a visit.

1  Thank Gaëtan M
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

First time for me that I go an event like this and I really enjoyed. We went to celebrate the water war to Si Lom and it was awesome full of local people and some tourists. You can refill your watergun for 5-10 baths. Everybody...More

Thank Fran_Zunigau
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a celebration of the Thai new year, that continues on for 3 days in Bangkok. Although people celebrate it all throughout the city, in certain places like Khao San, these are seen in large numbers. Be sure to quip yourself with the adequate...More

Thank NafeeTA
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed experiencing Songkran in Bangkok, Khao San road. Absolute madness for 3 days but enjoyable if you get into the spirit and join in.

1  Thank Adele E
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If you want to see thousands upon thousands of adults acting like excitable 10 year olds then this is a good place to be. Absolutely manic with water water everywhere, all manner of water pistols, large or small, hose pipes and particularly unwelcome, shop owners...More

Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Songkran festival during the day is OK. It was not very crowded, you had enough space to move. All was fine. But when it comes to the evening time in Rambutri and Khao San Street it's a nightmare. We went for dinner after 6:00 pm...More

2  Thank JanaK1089
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Anicka S
15 April 2018|
Response from SSS381 | Reviewed this property |
it stops late night April 15
10 April 2017|
Response from travelbug1261 |
Haven't been recently. ( heading there today). But last time I was there there was very limited shopping due to risk of items getting wet, soon as festival over, the street vendors return