The capital of Thailand is one of the most exciting cities in the world to visit, and its vibrant nightlife is a massive allure. Bangkok is famous all over for various fascinating facets of its nighttime revelry – from some of the world’s best pubs and nightclubs, cabaret shows, live entertainment and Muay Thai fight nights to intimate, romantic river cruises in the perfect setting. As the sun sets on the horizon, Bangkok is freshly energized and all set to show you its colorful, electrifying atmosphere. Let your hair down and experience a sensory overload at some of most prime night-time venues in Bangkok:
We have put together a curated list of the best things to do to enjoy Bangkok nightlife to the fullest.
Here is the ultimate guide to Bangkok nightlife, brought to you by TripFactory!
Night Market in Patpong
One of the best places to let your hair down in Bangkok is the night market in Patpong. Located in the Silom area famous for its nightlife spots, Patpong night market is home to a wide array of attractive and offbeat items like tourist souvenirs, DVDs, t-shirts, fashion accessories and other handmade items. Also don’t miss the sumptuous food stalls serving up traditional Thai fare that you will find over here.
Where: Thanon Patpong 1, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Timings: 6 pm to 1 am
Clubbing at Route 66
The legendary Route 66 nightclub of Bangkok is famous all over the world for its wild parties and crazy nightlife scenes. Located on the Royal City Avenue, Route 66 has two exciting party rooms to choose from – the Hip Hop Zone is where you can find the latest beats to groove to, while the Live Room is where you get to catch some of Thailand’s top live acts. Additional rooms that exclusively play house, trance and electronic music open up during weekends. All in all, Route 66 is a must-have experience when you get to Bangkok.
Where: 29/33 – 48 ถนน พระราม 9 Soi Phetchaburi 47, Bang Kapi, Huai Khwang, Bangkok 10310, Thailand
Timings: 8 pm to 2 am
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Dinner Cruise on Chao Phraya River
Chao Phraya river is the lifeline of Bangkok. It flows through the city in the form of tiny crisscrossing canals, supporting life and livelihood. A night time river cruise on Chao Phraya is one of the most romantic things you can do in Bangkok. With a backdrop of the colourful city lights, the slow moving cruise will take you through the most scenic parts of Bangkok while delicious food and drinks will be served along with on board entertainment.
Where: Contact your hotel reception
Timings: 8 pm to 1 am
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Dine in the Dark
It is said that we rely too much on our sense of seeing as compared to our other senses. Dine in the Dark restaurant in Bangkok tests this theory in the most interesting manner. Here, at the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, you have the gourmet restaurant experience, completely in the dark. Pioneered as a way to raise awareness towards blind people, the restaurant shows you what its like to explore all your senses except one.
Where: 250 Sukhumvit Rd, Khwaeng Khlong Toei, Khet Khlong Toei, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10110, Thailand
Timings: Closes at 11 pm
How about spending the night in Bangkok watching one of the largest theater productions ever? With more than 100 performers and more than 500 costumes, Siam Niramit tells the story of Siam or Thailand, through enchanting myth and magic. Divided into three acts, the Siam Niramit theater takes you through three aspects of Thai history, culture and mythology. Enjoy this immersive theater experience at the miniature village of Siam Niramit, along with the restaurant and the souvenir shop.
Where: 19 Thiam Ruam Mit Rd, Khwaeng Huai Khwang, Khet Huai Khwang, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10310, Thailand
Bangkok Ladyboy Show
The legendary lady-boy shows of Bangkok are full of glitz and glamour. The performers are some of the best in the world and will entertain you with song and dance routines ranging from entertaining and humorous to downright erotic. Some of the best places to enjoy these shows are the Playhouse Cabaret, Mambo Cabaret and Calypso Cabaret.
Muay Thai Live
Muay Thai is a traditional martial art form in Thailand. Also known as the ‘art of eight limbs’ – due to its combined used of fists, elbows, knees and shins – Muay Thai is super exciting to watch. Catch the most exhilarating display of power and athleticism at Asiatique Bangkok every night at 8 pm. The fights are preceded by theatrical displays of acrobatics by performers enacting various thrilling sequences from popular films and other settings.
Where: 2194 Charoen Krung Rd, Khwaeng Wat Phraya Krai, Khet Bang Kho Laem, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10120, Thailand
Timing: 8 pm to 10 pm
Bangkok is home to a fashionable music scene, right from the more popular techno and electronic scene to the more niche jazz outfits. Lovers of this eclectic art form will be delighted to find that some of the best jazz bars in South East Asia are located in Bangkok. Check out Saxophone Pub at Victory Monument or Brown Sugar at Bunglampoo. Both the establishments have a long history of billing some of the local and international jazz legends on their roster.
Nights are a time to really watch Bangkok come alive in all these fascinating ways, and have the time of your life! To know more and for help in planning your customized Thailand itinerary, get in touch with TripFactory!
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