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Chinatown - Bangkok

Yaowarat Road | Samphanthawong, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
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“street food”(401 reviews)
“chinese food”(134 reviews)
“yaowarat road”(91 reviews)
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This is the oldest district in Bangkok since Chinese merchants moved to this area in the early 1780s when the city was founded.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Yaowarat Road | Samphanthawong, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay place to have a glimpse of China! Variety of Chinese food, from the northern taste of Beijing roasted duck (Beijing Kaoya) to the delicious breakfast taste of the south. Clothes market, shoes, bags, souvenirs and a lot more. Personally I go during day time...More

Thank Abel Z
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hello guys. I want to review chinatown because this place too many food and too many restaurant in this place. But keep beaware your pocket or bag. You have to go this place.

Thank Ferdi P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent about an hour just wondering around Chinatown and the many street markets. Having grown up in the UK it was a compete eye opener and something very different to what I'm used to. It was very interesting to see the culture differences.

Thank armed_sirloin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well what can one say about China towns these days .... WELL NOT IN BKK its always been a center for shopping , more shopping and MORE GOLD and has the busy charm that keeps it alive all these years , a busy street of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't see it as a special place to go, if you want to go for shopping then Bangkok has many other places for that purpose, shops are expensive than other markets here in Bangkok like Pratunam or Night Market or even MBK and the...More

Thank Nader E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New and old thai and chinese foods. Delicious but expensive. It has both street food and restaurant.

Thank Jamjuree35
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited it with a friend. In fact, we walked there all the way from Khao San Road. I went there mainly to buy some dried pork as souvenir for my family. My friend became interested in the food he never saw before - pig blood...More

Thank Chuck C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely area to visit, bought Chinese dresses and tops for kids and adults. People aren't all very friendly though, we had no wifi and was panicking about how to contact our driver as streets are extremely busy, few people in the shops just refused to...More

Thank Carmel S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Chinatown is quite an adventure! It is very crowded with people and vehicles. Everyone is in a hurry to get somewhere or buy something. Gold is the specialty!! All the inflation fighters are standing three deep at the 23k gold dealers waiting their turn to...More

Thank FDM-Virginia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After buying material at Phahurat I walked throughChinatown. The Main Street went on for blocks and blocks. I walked in a straight line for over an hour and never did get to the end. Side streets could be explored. Lots of food, trinkets, jewelry, clothes...More

Thank Lesterbeach
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Qazi H
5 May 2018|
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Response from Robin C | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know for definite- but there seems to be everything possible on sale. It’s just a case of finding which one- it is a huge area. But everyone is incredibly friendly & helpful there, so I know they'll be able to guide... More
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Kitson C
25 March 2018|
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Response from Dan K | Reviewed this property |
Hi, your question is a bit vague. I’m assuming you mean time as in day as opposed to season? My answer: anytime. Depends what you would like to do or see. If you want to walk around and see some sights: go in the morning... More
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Kylie M
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Response from Jas P | Reviewed this property |
We went in the morning and all the stalls were there. As it was just before the Chinese new year the place was bustling with activity.
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