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Khao San Road

| Bang Lamphu, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
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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.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“street food” (525 reviews)
“back packers” (74 reviews)
“laughing gas” (65 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Bang Lamphu, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Anyone visiting Bangkok has to come to this iconic place that is featured in films, books and tales of people’s travels. The area has a slightly sleazy, louche atmosphere, but a very laid back feel from the back street restaurants and bars that lead towards...More

Thank EJLH
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What an exhilarating experience! When the sun sets and the night market comes to life in hot sweltering Bangkok, few places in the world will match the atmosphere. Good shopping, good food & beer.

Thank RudiBosbouer
Reviewed yesterday

Its unique in its way in bangkok as its a completely tourist area. khao san is where you should go. There is a variety of staying options and many many eateries. The street is full on shopping, restaurants, massage, and pubs. At night the entire...More

Thank bernadettencs
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well it is worth a visit , I didn't want to stay too long , it's extremely crowded , loud , garish..but I guess that is the attraction too, and I can totally understand that , go have a blast or walk through for curiosity's...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I booked our hotel in this road. Its very noisy at night so if you cant sleep well with noise I dont recommend it. Its really great. Amazing night life, you have many shops here for clothes, accessories and food. Really lively....More

Thank HedoAray
Reviewed yesterday

Gross. Ugly. Sleazy. Totally untypical of Thailand's unique character and culture. Nothing except for boozing and prostitution

Thank AdrianLW
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It's one of those places you have to see to believe they exist....the madness of it all and all made up for tourists...But honestly, unless you're 20 and looking to get hammered on cheap buckets of cocktails I'd recommend go there early in the evening...More

Thank Nadine12342345
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is very different during the day than at night. At night it reminds me of Beale Street in Memphis, At night it's wild and crazy. Crowded mostly with the college age crowd and people looking to party. Lots of bumping into each other....More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Khao San road is great if you love drinking and music, you can find very cheap buckets at night, but also delicious food!

Thank xAlicee
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We both enjoyed the night here. This place is known for the name Khao San Road but actually you should go to the next street Ratchadamnoen street. Bars and spas are located here with live music and beers. Two streets are linked by an alley....More

Thank Hoa L
While you’ll see skyscrapers in most parts of Bangkok,
it’s the gilded roofs of ancient pagodas that adorn
the skyline of Banglamphu, the city’s historical and
most touristic district. Hordes of tourists flock to
this area to tick quite a few must-see attractions off
their to-do list, with the Grand Palace being the most
spectacular of them all. Banglamphu is also home to
Bangkok’s infamous tourist ghetto, centered around
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Vasantha P
19 November 2017|
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Response from Nik9000 | Reviewed this property |
MBK Shopping Center is a good place too Close to Siam Square , Siam Paragon and Central Worlds. MBK is good shopping for ..... Cell Phone, Souvenirs and clothes BUT again , know what you want .. .. and the lowest price... More
7 August 2017|
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Response from missH2525 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and make sure that you don't believe anyone you encounter on the way there if they tell you it is closed. That is a scam trying to get you to go somewhere else.
Lee I
31 July 2017|
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Response from David D | Reviewed this property |
Most things, passports, driving licence, visas etc fakes are available and advertised around the place.

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