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“Crazy”
Review of Bangla Road

Bangla Road
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
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“Crazy”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Ventured down here quite often, but if anyone can enjoy Songkran (Thai New Year) when your there, Bangla rd is one road to walk down, its just amazing for that event

Visited April 2012
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Yeongam-gun, South Korea
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28 reviews
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“Great time, Great friends”
Reviewed January 7, 2013

Gosh! This street is madness, it really comes alive at night with touts all trying to get you into their Ping Pong shows, lady boys flaunting their stuff and a million tourists fromn around the globe! Its a road not for the faint hearted but for party lovers - you will be in your element! Its definately gotten the better of me on more than one occasion

Visited July 2012
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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7 reviews
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“One Simply Must Experience Bangla Road”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

During the day Bangla Road is a hustling, bustling road with lots of stores, restaurants, hostels, bars and vendors. At night the cars are blocked off and it is Phuket's greatest open market for sex, sex shows, escorts, lady-boys, strippers, cabarets, drinking and meeting people. One does not need to go to a sex show, have a 'happy-ending' massage or bed any of the young Thai bar girls to enjoy the mystique of Bangla Road. The bars are a lot of fun - especially if you go with a group from your hostel or hotel - and people from all over the world are interested in meeting, drinking talking and partying. But make no mistake. Bangla Road at night is filled with the aura and atmosphere of sex. People's guards are down (which may or may not be a good thing). Experience the mystique, but keep yyour head about you.

Visited December 2012
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Gold Coast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“People Watching at it's best.”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

After 10.00pm stroll down the road and take in all the spruiker's offerings - obviously, you don't have to take them up on their deals but it is a surreal experience to listen to what they are offering.
About half way down you should be able to secure a "ring side" bar stool fronting the human traffic that makes Bangla Road a must see part of Phuket.

Visited December 2012
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Dar es Salaam
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“Crazy crazy place”
Reviewed January 6, 2013

Not for boring old people - this place is like a looney bin and a zoo rolled into one and drowned in booze, but still amazingly safe and civilized. Loud, colorful, fun - my favourite street in the world.

Visited December 2012
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