Bangla Road, Phuket

Bangla Road, Phuket (must see)

Bangla Road is a bustling hub of activity in Phuket that truly comes alive after sunset. The 400-meter long stretch of road is closed to traffic and transforms into a lively festival of neon lights, loud music, and cheap beer. This street is the place to be for anyone looking for a fun night out in Phuket.

There are dozens of bars and clubs that compete with each other for customers, with most of them being beer bars. The street also has a few pubs, restaurants, discos, and shops that offer a variety of entertainment options. The atmosphere is friendly and lively, making it an ideal place to walk around and explore.

Despite being a popular tourist spot, Bangla Road is also home to street performers who entertain crowds most nights. However, visitors should be prepared to navigate through leaflet distributors, tailor shop salesmen, street vendors, and ping-pong show touts who also frequent the street.

Recently, live music performances have become a popular feature in many of the bars, while some hire DJs who play both traditional Thai and international music. Visitors are also likely to come across solo or group performances on the street itself.

Towards the beach end of Bangla Road, visitors can find small shops and stalls that sell suits, accessories, and fast foods. These shops are ideal for anyone looking to take home a souvenir from Thailand.

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Sight Name: Bangla Road
Sight Location: Phuket, Thailand (See walking tours in Phuket)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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