Welcome to Bangkok – a cultural phenomenon, a paradise for adventurers and a true holiday treasure. One of the most cosmopolitan and contrast cities in Asia. The pulsing city, home to more than ten million is studded with dazzling temples, hotels of all sizes and classes, traditional markets, opulent palaces, ritzy shopping malls and glamorous nightlife.
Coordinates 13°45′8″N 100°29′38″E
Currency Thai Baht
Plug American and European standart
Known for Night markets and entertainment
Bangkok is famous with the numerous night markets that dots its map. Tourists can find a lot more than just an ordinary bargain in there. When the sun sets, the sellers open their stalls along the busy streets. One of the most popular night markets in Bangkok are Patpong, Khaosan, Saphan Phut and Ratchada.
Check out: Talad Rot Fai is the place if you are a vintage junkie. Browse through hundreds of retro goods and order a drink from the eye catching bar on wheels. The bars, located inside a VW vans are especially popular here. This nigh market is located in Samut Prakarn.
Bangkok is also know for offering another kind of pleasure, that attracts millions of tourists each year. Many nightclubs offer an unusual service called: Ping Pong performance. In this show the dancers from the club (women and not lady boys) are shooting darts and ping pong balls out of their genitals. The bars are offering special Ping Pong menus, where the customers can choose what kind of attraction they want to see. But be careful as in most cases, the people in these bars will try to scam you. They will charge you with hidden fees and will intend you to pay double or triple the bill. Recording or taking pictures in this clubs is prohibited.
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