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Ways to Experience Chinatown - Bangkok
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Reviewed today

This is the famous place in Bangkok for Thai street food. You can reach here through Chao Phraya river by getting off the Rajchawongse stop. It is like an area full of shops selling food and it gets really crowded in the evening. All sorts of Thai food - Pad Thai, curries, fresh fruits, etc are available here. Good place to spend the evening.

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Reviewed today via mobile

The echanting smells of the fresh spices that you see in big bags or just being hand picked, the old character of the buildings, the typical chinese displays, the order of the otherwise crowded specialised shops, makes Chinatown a good vibe area to spent your time while in Bangkok.
Also, The Golden Buddha that is in this neighbourhood has an interesting history, so check it out! (be aware not to be fooled in getting to buy a ticket to see it, it’s free entry)

Thank hannahanuman
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Reviewed yesterday

Fascinating, gritty, loud and colourful. Go at night or in the late afternoon to watch the lights come on. Browse the narrow laneway markets and stalls, window shop for gold and stay for dinner at one of the many restaurants.

Thank GlobeTrotting791973
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you need something, for sure , this is the good place where to find.. You have absolutly everything at the market. You can also enjoy good meal on the restaurants situated on the main road. Take 1 or 2 hours to walk on the market... it s really like in China lol

Thank Manuela e
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Being in Chinatown it seems you are really in China. Very busy area with alot of grilling meat smell which bring you in another world. You should surely visit if your in bangkok.

Thank DC m
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tons to see and eat in Chinatown. Definitely would recommend going in the evening when the streets come to life. Expect big crowds.

Highly recommend doing an eating tour of the area with a guide.

Thank EricP278
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Thai & Chinese have been living together for hundreds of years and the mix of the two cultures showcases beautifully in Bangkok's Chinatown. Just walking down the main street is a historic site with all the red chinese letter character signs. It's a must visit while in Bangkok.

Thank ellynahlemeyer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pros :

1) If you are looking to buy some real GOLD , you should visit this place

2) around 100s of shops for GOLD ,

3) chinese herbs and spices ,

Cons

1) little difficult to get taxi back to hotel

2) too much crowded , when i visited in day time

Thank Fahad A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to enjoy a night in Bangkok Chinatown and was not disappointed. Lively and entertaining. Would recommend a visit. We arrived on the infamous tuk tuk before walking around the vibrant area. Had a lovely lobster meal at a very reasonable price before finding a cocktail bar with music. Wonderful evening.

Thank bobbigred8
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is nothing much here except visit to the soapy and Chinese food. Lot of pharmacy here as well selling dodgy stuffs. You can find a number of shops selling latex pillow and mattress at a much cheaper price than other places in the city.

Thank julicole
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