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Patpong Night Market
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US$38.33*
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Private Tour: Bangkok by Night with a Local
Ranked #555 of 617 things to do in Bangkok
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: In the evening, this lively market is a great place to shop for souvenirs, fake brand name items and cheap goods and to visit Bangkok’s infamous “adult entertainment area.”
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Crazy experience, market with various booths to shop in the center and strip clubs on the sides. Yes a lot of the booths sell the same stuff, lots of knock offs, some good stuff. Bargain, start at least at half the price they name. Can be very crowded and overwhelming.

Worth a quick visit but lots of people shoving "Ping Pong" "Sex Shows" in your face with menus of "Pussy" attractions.

1  Thank Emma B
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Having been to Thailand quite a few times - Patpong is always worthy of a visit just for a look . Yes there are semi naked dancers on view from the street and plenty of people offering the ping pong show . But for me it’s a tick off your list - I’ve been to Bangkok and went to Patpong just to see what it’s like.

2  Thank jono3987
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

This night market is quite legend in Bangkok. Other than adult club along the side, this area also provides a number of pedestals that sell a variety of products.

They sell a lots of interesting products starting from traditional gift sets until quality copies of branded international brands.

You have to be dare to bargain, otherwise you will be paying too much for the product.

1  Thank Koko S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I was looking forward to haggling and finding some bargains but to be honest, found nothing worth buying. After walking 20 meters you have seen everything the market has to offer, it just repeats the whole time. Along with the many Go Go bars also along this street, the aim of anyone here is to see how much they can get away with ripping off the tourists. If you are looking for expensive fake belts or lighters, maybe it is worth a visit. If you are going here hoping to see any sort of Thai authenticity then you will be disappointed.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

During the day Patpong is a soi (small street) that connects Suriwongse and Silom Roads.

But about 6 pm traders move in with their stalls and set up the night market. I first visited it 40 years ago, and in those days you could actually find a bargain in shirts, ties, watches, wallets and other accessories, as long as you were not too worried about the authenticity of the brand name, because all of it was pirated.

Today it is nothing but a tourist trap, overpriced, crowded, dirty and noisy.

On top of that, the street market is full of go-go bars (a euphemism for brothels) with very aggressive touts on the street who sometimes physically try to drag you into the bar.

Give it a miss.

1  Thank David B
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