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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%
Travellers talk about
“street food” (495 reviews)
“back packers” (66 reviews)
“laughing gas” (62 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
| Bang Lamphu, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A busy entertainment area. Suitable for young people. Noisy and busy. Music and alcohol. Shopping in good price.

Thank S5324FC_
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just clothes, food and souvenir stalls in the day (really expensive) We found much nicer and cheaper souvenirs in Chiang Mai markets Bars and clubs start buzzing at night Ok if you want to drink and party

Thank Devon_perka
Reviewed yesterday

A short street in Bangkok, Khao San Road is filled with stalls, stores, pubs, and bars. As the night falls, the crowd grows, and the music becomes louder. The products from stalls are cheaper than the ones sold in building stores. You will need to...More

Thank Edelmen A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You have to visit this place, you can enjoy there every single moment, don't forget drink a bucket, If you like to try some scorpion or spider you can find there (I didn't try) you can dance every where on the street just enjoy:)

1  Thank Salih Ş
Reviewed 2 days ago

this is backpacker central aimed at younger tourists after a good time loads of cheap bars and places to eat

Thank ChrisThom666
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For me khao san is too loud and too much people. If u want to party there are many other places u can go. I went once, never going back. Bad music, super loud. I would recommend a visit just to check it out but...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you're young or young at heart you just have to visit Khao San Rd. By Day Everything is cheap here and you would be hard pressed not to find anything you're looking for. I picked up some really well made fisherman pants here for...More

1  Thank traci_rae
Reviewed 3 days ago

Basically, for backpackers. a ton of fun, cheap drinks, music all over, shopping and clubs! Beware of pickpocket. Average food, cheap massages, many prostitutes, vendor stalls selling fried crickets and insects. very loud and boisterous!

Thank Puneetk2k5
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a must visit when in Bangkok. Backpackers heaven. So crowded and loud. You can really feel Bangkok energy. Amazing

Thank Kizabgd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is not a place to be sober. It's a backpackers haven to party, dance, drink and drink more. I preferred the rooftop patios with live bands. After a few drinks I returned to the streets to party. I loved watching the drunken tourists dance...More

Thank Downtown1920
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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.
Lee I
31 July 2017|
Response from kerycruz | Reviewed this property |
Your question is not understandable. Lack of information. What type of license. I think that this is a spam.
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