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“Shopping heaven”
Review of Bangla Road

Bangla Road
Kulim, Malaysia
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56 reviews
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“Shopping heaven”
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Shopping spree heaven! Great bargains, Wonderful products. beware of foreign sellers. They wont give you good value for money.

Visited December 2012
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“Bars & Nightclubs abound”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

If you are looking for evening action in Patong then Bangla road is where you go. You can walk safely from most of the hotels in Patong to the area. Care is to be taken walking home late. As a local told me... don't be drunk and alone on the street late at night and it is perfectly safe.
Seduction Night Club was pounding popular music you'd get in the U.S. clubs and packed.

Visited October 2013
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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“Unbelievable”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

You have to walk down this road just once! Young and old alike. It's packed with bars and clubs offering everything from the great to the good to the unbelievable for some !

Visited November 2013
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Patong, Thailand
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“Great shopping”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Wonderful bargains to be had here but it can be a bit annoying with overly pushy salesmen. The worse ones are the children. If you think a child is being nice to you by giving you a necklace. Think again!! They are there to sell, sell, sell!!!

Visited April 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“Bangla is full of life - good and bad”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Bangla Road - the sex and nightlife centre of Patong. Hookers aplenty; bar girls in abundance and ladyboys everywhere.
Full of life; crammed with bars and off Bangla Road a couple of very decent Italian restaurants (always full of Italians strangely?)
Everything you will have heard about Bangla is true basically. It is a pulsating and in its own way, vibrant place.
At 4.00am as it empties out *most of the beer bars/girly bars close around 3.30am) it is awash with freelance prostitues and guys happily heading home with their dates from the bars or from the street.
Is it seedy? Of course it is!
Is it fun? Definitely!
many people come just to look - it seemed to me to be very safe and there were families with children cruising walking street at 10.00pm (may have been an education for some?)
The bar scene with an abundance of Thai and Burmese women who are working there, is busy but slightly desperate so if you are a single guy expect to be the centre of attraction handsome man ...even if, like me, you are not the least bit handsome).
But make sure you understand the rules and appreciate that you are basically regarded as a walking ATM, to avoid issues.
There is much to enjoy; plenty to philosophise about; no shortage of moral dilemmas - bit like life generally I reckon?
Certainly an essential place to visit in Phuket and in its own way, enjoyable.

Visited November 2013
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