Timings : 10:00 - 02:00
Time Required : 2 - 3 hours
Entry Fee : Free
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Khao San Road, famously known as the backpacker's haven, is located in the heart of the city. It is a 410 meter long street in central Bangkok which will cater to every need of yours! Street food stalls, bars, shops, restaurants, nightclubs, cafes and massage parlours are all packed into this one street. This road is one of the most famous night markets in Bangkok. It turns into a shopper's paradise as the sun sets down. You'll find everything here at a reasonable rate. Its cheap food, accommodation and clothes make this place a winning combo for all tourists!
You will find the most random things at Khao San Road. From a fake Harvard degree to stalls selling barbecued scorpions, this place will not fail to surprise you! You can buy tie-dye hippie outfits, sunglasses, shoes, souvenirs, jewellery and much more. Make sure you brush your bargaining skills before coming here as the shopkeepers might try to sell you stuff at a higher price. You can also enjoy traditional Thai food, like the delicious Pad Thai and Thai crepes (Khanom Bueang). If you are not faint of heart, you can also try a bagful of fried insects! Fried insects are considered as a go-to snack in Bangkok. The insects include grasshoppers, water beetles, spiders, bamboo worms and scorpions. These are served with sauce and a pinch of pepper. If you're adventurous, make sure you try these fried insects as it'll be an experience you'll never forget!
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