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Review of Chinatown - Bangkok

Chinatown - Bangkok
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Bangkok Chinatown Small-Group Night Food Tour
Ranked #44 of 524 things to do in Bangkok
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This is the oldest district in Bangkok since Chinese merchants moved to this area in the early 1780s when the city was founded.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

visited China town on our first night in Bangkok took a taxi from Amari atrium for 100bt .it was vegetarian feastival with lots going on, it was very hot and busy so much to see food being cooked everywhere my husband ate wong ton soup it cost 50 bt he tells me it was very nice i bought lots of fresh pomegranate juice for 40 bt it was beautifu fresh and refreshingl.We visited a few shops bought some gifts and tea to bring home .it was worth the visit but far too busy and hot for me.

Visited October 2012
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012

when i thinking of anything to do or creating something , here is the one would plce that i can get of Million things

Visited November 2012
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“Nice food market!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

I visited the market and the food was good! lots of small shops with affordable food to try! It is also a nice area to walk around!

Visited October 2012
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“Thai Chinese Shop & Food Heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2012

The Chinatown in Bangkok or local call it "Yaowarat" is where you can mingle around with Thai Chinese and have a look on how and what they traded within this long street, somewhere in Bangkok, the Chinatown can be reach by several means namely Tuk Tuk, Taxi or by Chao Phraya River boat. I personally took the boat and have a 20 minute walk from the boat station (Ratchawong Pier) along the way, you get to see some local Thai selling all sort of foods and some shop along the way as well. Since is quite a distance there, it is best to ask locals on which way to walk but anyhow it is just a straight walk to reach your destination.

Upon reaching Chinatown Bangkok, from the usual Thai worded advert now you start to see shop sign and advert in Chinese, now that is how you know whether you reach the right spot or not. Chinatown is a straight street where shops from both side of the road sell items ranging from Gold, medicine, food and some other shops selling clothing and bags. Along the road side, there are stall who sell fried Mee, Bak Kut teh - Thai version, pad thai, mee soup and many other snack or dessert.

Must go if you visit Bangkok, it is close to the famous Wat Traimit, the temple of golden buddha. Over here you can get a good Thai massage for 450 bath / 2 hour and i personally recommend a shop named "DR Reflexology"

Visited May 2012
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“Paradise of street food lovers.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2012

Bangkok is well known for street food but its Chinatown's is unique from those around Bangkok. The food stalls open from the evening til late night. There are a long range of food, you can choose. I also love to take a long walk from Phahurat Market (Little India) to Yaowaraj (Chinatown). There is a crowded shopping lane connected these two places and it is full of good street food and bargain shopping. Just nipping difference food along the way in Yaowaraj, you can fill your stomach with delicious street food.

If you love trying street food, this place can't be missed.

Visited December 2011
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