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Khaosan Road or Khao Sarn Road (Thai: ถนนข้าวสาร) is a short street in central Bangkok, Thailand. It is located in the Banglamphu area of (Phra Nakhon district) about 1 km north of the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew.

“Khaosan” translates as “milled rice”, a reminder that in former times the street was a major Bangkok rice market. In the last 20 years, however, Khaosan Road has developed into a world famous “backpacker ghetto”. It offers cheap accommodation, ranging from ‘mattress in a box’ style hotels to reasonably priced 3-star hotels. In an essay on the backpacker culture of Khaosan Road, Susan Orlean called it “The Place to Disappear.” It is also a base of travel: coaches leave daily for all major tourist destinations in Thailand, from Chiang Mai in the North to Ko Pha Ngan in the South, and there are many relatively inexpensive travel agents who can arrange visas and transportion to the neighbouing countries of Cambodia, Laos and Malaysia, as well as Vietnam.

Khaosan shops sell handcrafts, paintings, clothes, pirated CDs, DVDs and second-hand books, plus many useful backpacker items.

There are several pubs and bars, where backpackers meet to discuss their travels. The area is internationally known as a center of dancing, partying, and just prior to the traditional Thai New Year (Songkran festival) of 13 April to 15 April, water splashing that usually turns into a huge water fight. One Thai writer has described Khaosan as “a short road that has the longest dream in the world.”

A Buddhist temple under royal patronage, the centuries old Wat Chana Songkram, is directly opposite Khaosarn Road to the west, while the area to the northwest contains an Islamic community and several small mosques.
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This video by ThaiLawForum discusses the recent media speculation that same sex marriage will soon be legalized in Thailand. This video shows interviews with members of the public, both Thai and foreigners around Khao San Road, Sukhumvit and Siam in Bangkok, to showcase their views about the possible legalization of gay marriage in Thailand and whether Thailand’s conservative society will have any impact on the decision.

To confirm, Thailand does not currently perform nor officially recognizes gay marriage at the present time.

วิดีโอนี้จัดทำโดย ไทยลอว์ฟอรัม ที่ได้พูดถึงการแต่งงานของคู่เกย์ที่อาจจะถูกต้องตามกฎหมายในเร็ว ๆ นี้ในประเทศไทย ซึ่งวิดีโอนี้ ได้ไปสัมภาษณ์ผู้คนตามท้องถนน ทั้งชาวไทย และชาวต่างชาติในกรุงเทพฯ เพื่อแสดงให้เห็นถึงทัศนคติเกี่ยวกับความเป็นไปได้ที่จะเกิดกฎหมายให้คู่เกย์แต่งงานกันถูกต้องตามกฎหมาย เนื่องจากสังคมไทยนั้นเป็นสังคมอนุรักษ์นิยมซึ่งย่อมมีผลต่อการออกกฎหมายดังกล่าว เพื่อยืนยันว่าประเทศไทยยังไม่ได้ดำเนินการหรือยอมรับอย่างเป็นทางการเกี่ยวกับการแต่งงานของคู่เกย์ในปัจจุบัน

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Khao San Road — World’s greatest backpacker hub!!! (Bangkok, Thailand)

Title: Khao San Road — World’s greatest backpacker hub!!! (Bangkok, Thailand)

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19 Responses to “Khao San Road — World’s greatest backpacker hub!!! (Bangkok, Thailand)”

  1. สุวิทย์ สุวิช says:

    There are many foreign nationals living here. Go pack your suitcase.
    welcome to Thailand.

  2. BornToBunk says:

    We really liked your video!

  3. HIA HERE says:

    everything on khao san road is very expensive 

  4. travel2asia says:

    why not?

  5. travel2asia says:

    what is cheap for you? I knew some guest houses 1 month = 120$ (simple but
    clean), and its still possible to find cheaper. About safety – I think it’s
    same like before, not much difference. Dont drink and keep your pockets
    closed and dont drive drunk! =))

  6. Евгений Кауров says:


  7. travel2asia says:

    Hi! Im filming on gopro 3 blak and canon 7d (in this video almost all
    futages on 7d with manual lens Helios 44M-2 58mm f 2.0). Actualy Im in Bali
    right now and have no idea about rain period, but I think it’s really
    possible. Good luck!

  8. travelhackingTV - блог о путешествиях says:
  9. Siambangkok Map says:

    Welcome to Bangkok

  10. Chaninat Leeds says:

    Public opinion on legalizing gay marriage in Thailand 

  11. Chaninat Leeds says:

    New Video – opinions from both Thai and foreigners on the streets of
    #Bangkok about #Thailand potentially #legalizing #gay #marriage. 

  12. Elissa Lock says:

    I am encouraged to hear such positive views.

  13. Charlie Greg says:

    อาจจะเป็นเรื่องดี แต่ก็คงเป็นเรื่องที่ยากที่จะเกิดขึ้นได้จริงสำหรับสังคมไทย

  14. Melissa Bayern says:


  15. Millie Olivia says:


  16. Anne Kimberley says:

    Interesting to hear the different views

  17. Banana Mans says:


  18. Toothbrush Travels says:

    Great video. I love that it has subtitles and both English and Thai people
    answering. Very interesting to see peoples different opinions on the
    matter. Would be nice to see more video’s like this!

  19. ThaiLawForum says: