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Khao San Road

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  • Gilles D.
    "Backpackers road"(19 Tips)
    Kongkungwan B.
    "the best night life in BKK"(5 Tips)
    PT P.
    "Chill place for farangs n farang lovers :)"(5 Tips)
    CheeKeong N.
    "I'm here for songkran festival!!"(3 Tips)
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  • Gilles D.
    Gilles De KeukelaereAugust 7, 2014
    Khao San aka Backpackers road, many nationalities, great place to socialize with people all over the world. Try out the street food(Pad thai egg and chicken for 50 Baht)
  • Vitaliy V.
    Vitaliy VitalisJanuary 17, 2015
    Must see in Bangkok. Get a fake ID card or barely known exotic food. Everything is possible here, that's the magic place))
    Upvoted 3 weeks ago
  • Luigi M.
    Luigi MirandaNovember 18, 2014
    Been to Bangkok many times but this isnthe first time to be here. Lot's of fun and have a massage after the drinking. Try the Pad Thai on the street too. Cheap but delicious.
  • Phat B.
    Phat BuoySeptember 26, 2014
    After hearing many tales of debauchery, this road was surprisingly tame. Good nightlife and plenty of nice bars for a beer. Streets round here flood easily in tropical downpour - wear cheap flip flops
  • Sü
    December 2, 2013
    If you enjoy binge drinking, bad cocktails, drunk young people from first world countries (and everything that comes from this constellation) you should definitely come here.
  • Rembrandt Hotel Bangkok
    Khao Sarn translates to milled rice and used to be a famous rice market. Nowadays, it has become a very popular backpacker street, with a variety of shopping, street food and bars.
  • Risya♥
    Risya♥November 16, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The infamous entertainment area in BKK. A partying-vibe complex popular among tourists aswell as the locals esp the young hipsters and art students. My fav place is the BRICK BAR and HIPPIE de BAR. ♥
  • Eric V.
    Eric VillanuevaFebruary 25, 2012
    Busy tourist place, especially at night when the place gets really festive! Rows of food, bazaars and booze! A must see especially for first timers. :D
  • Marco Polo S.
    Marco Polo SalcedoAugust 29, 2010
    love the papaya salad being sold by sidewalk vendors... a lot of pubs to hang out too! If you like hip, unique and cheap clothes that you can bring back, there are lots of choices here!
  • InterContinental Bangkok
    InterContinental BangkokNovember 2, 2011
    An area of numerous guest houses for backpackers. The road is closed to most vehicle traffic allowing for a living street scene of food stalls, vendor booths along with cultural shows and events.
  • Robert P.
    Robert P.March 25, 2013
    In former times the street was a major Bangkok rice market. In the last 20 years, however, Khaosan Road has developed into a world famous "backpacker ghetto".
  • Phuong Anh
    Phuong AnhJuly 10, 2014
    @i love Thai food. food here is generally not very authentic but it has its own charm methinks
  • KENT T.
    KENT TERADAFebruary 11, 2015
    There are many shops with the Wi-Fi. In particular, GREEN HOUSE is good!!! The curry of this shop is delicious.
  • Kaspar H.
    Kaspar HkJune 2, 2015
    Seen the movie the Beach? When DiCaprio's character gets to Bangkok he takes a shot of snake blood- that is Khao San Road. jammed with backpackers, hippies, massage parlours and cheap bars
  • Marcio C.
    Marcio CacaoOctober 9, 2011
    Crazy area. Ideal for backpackers once u can find anything there... and very cheap. Also some vans go/back to Pattaya beaches!
  • Onizugolf
    OnizugolfOctober 8, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    "Khao San" translates as "milled rice", a reminder that in former times the street was a major Bangkok rice market. Nowadays, This road has developed into a world famous "Backpacker Ghetto." Enjoy!!!
  • Kimberley C.
    Kimberley CDecember 28, 2014
    Worth the visit! You will find a lot of cheap clothes here. I found a guy selling scorpions on a stick haha
  • Bangkok37.com
    Bangkok37.comMarch 16, 2013
    This is the kind of place that you either love or hate. Great if you want to party with all the other backpackers.
  • Shayan M.
    Shayan MassoudiDecember 13, 2016
    Full of western people, local food stalls, beers and cheap clothes! Absolutly worth to go 👌🏾
  • Quentin L.
    Quentin LafonJuly 28, 2014
    Very famous street. The ambiance is incredible. Lots of good restaurants & bars !
  • ห้างทองไทยดำรง ☃.
    opens from late afternoon til late at night. many clubs, pubs and restaurents. not very authentic thai food but if u like the crowd then come enjoy it for the night.
  • Felix K.
    Felix KerApril 1, 2013
    You can find practically everything here, ranging from a fake identity card to coconut ice cream.
  • Lay A.
    Lay AloriaApril 6, 2013
    Almost all of its establishments are open 24hours. It is hard to connect thru mcdo's wifi. Go to coffeeworld instead! :)
  • William C.
    William ChanMarch 28, 2014
    Come for massage is very cost frenly and thumbs up effective. I am a satisfied customer.
  • Eris v.
    Eris van TwistNovember 12, 2011
    Great road full of cozy bars & shops, best place to buy clothing, jewelry and souvenirs!
  • Gülşen S.
    Gülşen SökmenJuly 7, 2014
    Don't miss 'the centre of backpacking universe'.. Nice street to meet other visitors of BKK & have a party!
  • Brian E.
    Brian EricksonFebruary 1, 2016
    The only way to describe it is intergalactic. Don't be confused by all the conflicting opinions on forums. Definitely stay near here if you aren't boring. If you are boring stay in Sukhumvit.
  • Denis D.
    Denis DusterNovember 2, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Fun street! If you are young, if you love chaos and noise - welcome! And try delicious street BBQ for 10 thb
  • AA M.
    AA MakAugust 18, 2011
    Used to be a nice backpackers' road with cheap street food and night market goods. Sadly now overrun by ang mohs and prices have gone up accordingly.
  • Henni T.
    Henni TernessDecember 30, 2010
    Go to Traveler's for decent food, free Internet and luggage storage plus travel advice and bookings. They also have good budget rooms and dorms for rent.
  • Lay A.
    Lay AloriaApril 6, 2013
    Known as the backpacker's street/road. Many hotels, pubs, restaurants and tiangge shops!
  • Vicka T.
    Vicka T. SariJanuary 2, 2013
    The best Phad Thai is sold by an Indian man, if I'm not mistaken.
  • bact'
    bact'August 5, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    after midnight, get cheaper beer from non-7-11 convenient store. or may be just get it from street vendors, just a little bit more expensive.
  • Katie N.
    Katie NutsaraphonMay 24, 2013
    I no drink then i full orange juice. Thx any friends for pick up me to here. Too noise but still cool. 😊
  • PeteR no [R] D.
    PeteR no [R] DePestolJanuary 6, 2013
    International road that gathers people all around the world to enjoy Culture and Nightlife.
  • Monique R.
    Monique RiveraMay 10, 2015
    The best place for night market, good food, great crowd and nightlife in Bangkok!
  • InterContinental Bangkok
    InterContinental BangkokOctober 21, 2011
    A well-known area thronged with guest houses and all manner of pubs, bars, and restaurants. This bohemian backpacker haunt was featured in the film The Beach.
  • Andrew S.
    Andrew SOctober 8, 2011
    Stay at Nouvo City Hotel. Very close, much nicer, free breakfast and pool.
  • Lily O.
    Lily OrtegaAugust 23, 2015
    Night life, dancing, meeting other travelers, delicious Pad Thai and mango shake!
  • Merve YB
    Merve YBDecember 13, 2016
    It's so crowded and it smells so bad because of food courts in the street. Gift shops are expensive than MBK Center
  • numwan c.
    numwan chayataJanuary 3, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    opens from late afternoon til late at night. many clubs, pubs and restaurents. not very authentic thai food but if u like the crowd then come enjoy it for the night.
  • KG Q.
    KG QuinzonJuly 15, 2013
    A great place to spend your evening with your fellow tourists. :)
  • Kelly K.
    Kelly KampenJune 27, 2014
    Great backpaker hangout and just lots of cheap drinks & eats
  • Nigel ไนเจล C.
    Nigel ไนเจล CFebruary 4, 2014
    Traffic jam all the time. You may opt for taking water taxi [ Chao Phraya Express ] and stop at Pier Phra Athit.
  • Milad C.
    Milad CerkicJuly 28, 2016
    Take one of the side streets to Rambuttri Rd - much better restaurants, bars and spas.
  • Arafino Z.
    Arafino ZainiApril 26, 2010
    A really crowded street. But you can find anything you want here. Bars, restaurants, shops, cafes and lots more
  • X-tina
    X-tinaNovember 1, 2016
    Backpacker heaven. Great shopping here. The Buddy Lodge was a perfect hotel here.
  • michael s.
    michael schumacherApril 29, 2013
    Must see spot in BKK.
  • Su.aN
    Su.aNJuly 6, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    To go to Chatuchak Market, take bus 524 at the bus stop at intersection Thanon Chakrabongse and Soi Rambuttri. Single trip: 13 Bath.
  • Melcher V.
    Melcher VelascoSeptember 11, 2012
    Don't miss the fried scorpions, worms, crickets, ants, grashoppers, etc.
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