Spend a while walking down the short and entertaining thoroughfare of Khaosan Road. Named in honor of its rice milling heritage ("khaosan" means milled rice), nowadays this relatively small stretch caters mainly to backpackers, with a range of accommodations, travel agents, and bars. Somewhere between a party street and a place to organize your onward journey, the road provides services and entertainment to an almost exclusively international crowd, with English spoken in every business. By day you can explore the plethora of souvenir shops and international cuisine, before the music and dancing begin at sunset. Use our Bangkok day trip app to visit Khaosan Road on your trip to Bangkok, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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Different sites appeal to different people. For travelers who want to go from bar to bar meeting other foreign tourists, Khaosan is probably a good location. There are lots of open air bars, lots of..... more »
This amazing area is worth to visit for all visitors (both locals and foreigners). It offers so many things from local Thai foods, nightlife, Thai spa & message, bars & restaurants. There are many... more »
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