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Banglamphu

Bangkok, Thailand (Old City)
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Ranked #153 of 274 Attractions in Bangkok
Type: Neighborhoods, Cultural
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Owner description: Located on Rattanakosin Island, this popular district in Bangkok is convenient to many of the city's palaces and temples.
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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401 reviews 401 reviews
282 attraction reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

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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107 reviews 107 reviews
24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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187 reviews 187 reviews
141 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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620 reviews 620 reviews
302 attraction reviews
602 helpful votes 602 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
39 helpful votes 39 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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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

After visiting Bangkok on a few occasions and not liking it I had decided to give up on the place and then I found Banglamphu. When I visit I usually stay in the Royal Hotel which might just be on the Rattanakosin side of the borough border but is still close by. Banglamphu is so unlike the rest of Bangkok... More

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Bang Bua Thong, Nonthaburi, Thailand
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

It's in the old town Bangkok. You can find literally EVERYTHING here. There are so many food vendors and restaurants those provide you good food. Clothes and shoes and beauty products can be found here with a really good deal. People are nice and absolutely helpful when you need help. No far from anywhere at all. The only issue is... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

The place to be if you are a 20's backpacker. Fun to visit occasionally if you are older. Great transportation hub

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San Diego, California
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145 reviews 145 reviews
14 attraction reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

This is my favorite neighborhood to spend a few days first arriving into Thailand to pick up the necessary supply of misquito repelent, the new skirt and scarf I just cant live without, and to enjoy a beer sitting at street cafe watching all the new travelers arriving in Bangkok treking thru the area with their backpacks heavy on their... More

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