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Khao San Road

| Bang Lamphu, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
0815
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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” (484 reviews)
“back packers” (64 reviews)
“laughing gas” (62 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Bang Lamphu, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Even if you're not up for a party, it really is worth a visit. Just take a stroll down the street and take in all the craziness. The streets around Khaosan are my favourite, they're a bit more mellow and have nicer restaurants and bars.

Thank travelsdk3
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went there during the day, didnt get to do much. The street is around 400m long with shops, backpacker hostels, massage parlours, pubs and bars. I dont see this as a shopping destination.

Thank Vanilangelic
Reviewed 2 days ago

Definitely a must-do when visiting Bangkok. Very touristy, with locals selling their wares. Can get better prices elsewhere but still cheap. Bartering is a must or you will be paying much more than necessary. Great prices for street-side foot massages and local street food and...More

Thank kloder36
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Party street with food and souvenirs. You can easily find bar or restaurant. Good to visit but nothing special. Just another place with drunk people. Instead of khao san I recommend to do shopping on chatuchak.

Thank pigikowalska
Reviewed 2 days ago

Road near city center Grand palace with many restaurants and hotels.This place not luxury at all mostly BB travelers stay at this road.If you do not know from Suvanabhumi airport you can reach Khao San road by mini bus 100 bht.

Thank MysteryGuest H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Long street of food, clothes and souvenirs. We came in the afternoon so wasn't as packed and lively. But still lots to see and good bargains around! Worth a visit!

Thank wootaekwon
Reviewed 4 days ago

Known as the backpacker's heaven but now it's changing. Now it becomes a one of the stylish place in BKK for locals. Street foods and things to buy is now quite expensive. Accommodations are still cheaper than hotels in other area. Transports to the city...More

1  Thank Winterflyer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The only place where I saw more white people trying to be 'one with the earth' and hip than anywhere else in Bangkok. Even the clothes on the stalls are more expensive (and exactly the same) that other areas. This was a show put on...More

1  Thank Bazzorie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

it takes around 500m from grand palace to khaosan road. really love the crowd and all the souvenirs that selling there. i got some shirts with low price and its good to bargain if you buy somethings there. street foods are delicious and soo affordable....More

Thank Only J
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I think Kaosan road is good to young and hot age but not the best place for family trippers. However, it's worthwhile to visit here.

Thank 동호 여
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Jc C
6 July 2017|
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Response from sakichin223 | Reviewed this property |
If you go night market for shopping or having some street foods, i will suggest you go around 6pm to 7pm. If you looking for some night show or so drink at night, i will suggest you go around 11pm or almost ,midnight.
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shawn4118
7 June 2017|
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Response from Alfiegeoghegan | Reviewed this property |
Only saw one person doing this out on the main street sorry have no idea what the price was
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Judith Mae B
18 May 2017|
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Response from Ryan G | Reviewed this property |
if you stick to street carts it is amazing food and a lot cheaper than the restaurants surrounding the road
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