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Banglamphu

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Address: Bangkok, Thailand
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Description: Located on Rattanakosin Island, this popular district in Bangkok is...
Located on Rattanakosin Island, this popular district in Bangkok is convenient to many of the city's palaces and temples.
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Probably the best neighborhood in Bangkok

Well, That's where I come to stay every time when I am in Bangkok. This area never sleeps, Soi Rambuttri and Khaosan road are located in this area...there are many restaurants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Muscat, Oman
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141 reviews 141 reviews
110 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Well, That's where I come to stay every time when I am in Bangkok. This area never sleeps, Soi Rambuttri and Khaosan road are located in this area...there are many restaurants, food shops, outdoor market...and a boat pier (Pra Arthit)..many people like to stay around Sukhumvit or Nana area, but Banglamphu area is a place once you come here, you... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Best neighborhood to stay in. All the major attractions are easy reachable form here. A lot of restaurants and true spirit of Bangkok!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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352 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

It's not really an attraction, just a part of Bangkok. A lot of hostels, cheap hotels and backpackers is a part of this area. It's less good than most other parts of Bangkok.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I think this is one of the nicest place where to stay at night in bangkok. It's easy to arrive both by tuktuk and by boat (pier 13). The atmosphere is warm and relaxed. Making exception of the most crowded street with live music and thousands of people having fun ... all the rest of the area is quite, with... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This review is quite late. Banglampu is located in the Rattanakosin Island where most of the cheap backpacker accommodations can be found. The popular Khao San Road is also located in this area. The biggest attraction here is the Grand Palace.

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Lido di Venezia, Italy
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119 reviews 119 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It's amazing THE life in baglalumpu soi!! Foodmarket in THE street is fantastic, cheap and clean!! Every time that u go There change THE shop!! U will find cd,dvd,sushi and all different Music in a different bar! Let's go bkk and visit this soi!! Great

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Bangkok, Thailand
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171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Starting route from main Avennue circular rounsbout road connected to Phra Arthit and Samsaen plus Khaosarn road area. These Bunglumpoo location is a mix of touchy treandy feeling style. A Peaceful Santichaiprakarn public park // Local Indian restaurants mix Thai street food // Local goodies stuff with cheap prices // Chic clubs and bars.

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Bangkok
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

How to describe this area? Well, its grown over the famous Khao San Road (nothing fancy, Raw Rice Road, that's it). Low-cost tourism business was booming so it grew to near blocks. The major advantage of Banglamphu is indeed one-step availability of anything related to tourism - air/bus/train/ferry tickets, join tickets, hostels, hotels, bars, restaurants, fast food joins to clothes... More 

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Worldwide
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618 reviews 618 reviews
300 attraction reviews
652 helpful votes 652 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Of course, this area is known for several tourist attractions. It also has a number of pleasant eateries and other pleasant spots (coffee shops, pubs) a short distance away from those tourist attractions (usually some distance away from the backpacker ghetto of KhaoSan Road). I enjoy going to such places with local friends, when they are in the mood to... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

A longtime fav of ours for its varied food, shopping and accommodation on offer. Have a wander and you'll be hard pressed not to find something you like.

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