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Khao San Road

Khao San Road

Khao San Road

Khao San Road (Phra Nakhon district, Bangkok) – shown in the Leonardo DiCaprio film “The Beach”, this is Bangkok’s infamous backpacker district, a neighborhood jam-packed with guesthouses, food vendors, clothing stalls, and travelers from every corner of the globe. You’ll need to tap into your patience when hanging out here because, while it is colorful and exciting in its own way, the crowds and scents and blaring music can test even the calmest soul. But it is a great place to pick up a few pairs of the baggy fisherman pants – the perennial staple of every backpacker’s wardrobe when trekking through Thailand, browse the treasures in a used bookstore, and dig into some delicious Indian food from a neighborhood restaurant