Things To Do Near Khao San Road
Khao San Road is the go-to place in Bangkok for every backpacker. This notorious quarter has so much more to offer than just cheap alcohol, lady-boys and sleazy ping-pong shows. Listed below are the things to do near Khao San Road:
The local food scene on Khao San is amazing. Enjoy the cheapest, most delicious local street food from as low as 30 baht a meal.
|Pad Thai remains the most popular street food after a long night of partying|
A short walk from Khao San allows you to see many picture-worthy places that you would have never imagine existed. An example would be this canal, located only about 500 meters away:
|Beautiful canal near Khao San Road|
...or window shop at one of the many markets along the streets. You may not find anything you'd actually want to buy, but it is definitely a fun way to watch the locals interact.
|Market at Khao San|
BeautyFrom haircuts to various kinds of bodily treatments and beautification, Khao San has it all at the cheapest price imaginable. Do not expect a first-rate service though. The Thais, however, will make sure that you walk out of their shops contented.
|35 baht manicure which lasted four days. Good enough for me!|
With a high Buddhist population in the country, the corners of every street in Thailand are erected with temples and religious relics, and Khao San is no exception. Visit any of these beautiful temples and say a little prayer!
|Temples at Khao San Road|
Ah well, duh.
|Cocktails are pretty and cheap at Khao San|
|You can find Tequila in a bucket, too|
|Or you can just settle for good'ol beer|
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