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“Most booring place in Bangkok better stay away”
Review of Khao San Road

Khao San Road
Ranked #19 of 631 things to do in Bangkok
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

The only tourist street in Bangkok. Here people meet and share plans of how to explore places unknown to man! The rest of Bangkok is fantastic especially Chinatown

Thank sailtrotter
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This area was fun to walk around and explore. Lots of shops and places to eat. Not quite as crowded as other locations. We stopped for lunch here and people-watched. One of our favorite stops on the trip.

1  Thank JH_10999
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Koh San road is a typical busy 'strip'. Lots of clothes and souvenirs to buy as well as food. Has some nice places to eat if you don't want to try streetfood but after 10pm it gets loud because of the loud music and proppers competing to be visited.

Thank Annelies H
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

We are all in our twenties and love love love to go out but this place is pretty disgusting to be honest. It is full of annoying crazy drunken tourists who are behaving like they have been let off the leash. That combined with unpleasant music, a lot of weird smells and locals harassing you to buy something is a very bas recipe.

3  Thank Lada S
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Khao San Road is famous for being a backpackers' hangout with a retro 60's hippy feel.But it is definitely worth an afternoon/night stop by to watch the folks go by as you sip a beer in one of the numerous open-air sidewalk-front bars. A major happening here that you may like or want to avoid is night time during Songkran - it will be mobbed - loud music - and water, water, water :-) . By the way, you can get here easily by taking the Chao Phaya ferries, but they stop running in the early evening, so you may end up taking a taxi home or at least to the BTS station. Also note the Victory Monument is nearby and it is frequently the scene of political protests.

Thank Bruce_Baumbush
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