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1. Posted by turbopark (Budding Member 29 posts) 11y

which place is better to party bangkok or pattaya? And why?

2. Posted by zachary (Respected Member 471 posts) 11y

Quoting turbopark

which place is better to party bangkok or pattaya? And why?

bangkok is nonstop party 24/7 and 7 days/week! there is always some place that is hoppin, whether its Hollywood, Qbar, CM2 etc etc

pattaya, i never been there yet, but i hear nothing but good things about it......but it sounds more of like a beach type area, i never heard of the parties or clubs out there

3. Posted by rbyslipahs (Respected Member 349 posts) 11y

Doesn't Pattaya translate roughly into, "Night Club?" ;) Pattaya is a watered down version of what you might find on the islands but really touristy. Think minigolf, etc. You'll certainly meet some interesting people, to say the least. Pattaya has a bit of a reputation for transvestite clubs, but that's definitely not the only thing there. It really does have something for everyone and is a big vacation spot for a lot of Thais.

Bangkok is always going! If you can't find the party in Bangkok, you probably haven't left your hotel. It has a more international feel to it than London, IMO.

4. Posted by daveh (Travel Guru 1027 posts) 11y

Bangkok has the better clubs and bars for sure. Pattaya is much smaller and everything is centred around Walking Street. They are only 2 hours apart by bus so why not do a couple of nights around both if you're not sure. Pattaya is not strict on the early closing like Bangkok and you can drink all through the night at most bars. In Bangkok things tend to shut around 2 these days after the government clamped down on people enjoying themselves late into the night. Pattaya has a more laid back and easy going pace of life about it. and has the added bonus of being able to sit in Walking Street and watch some of the crazy characters go about there business.

5. Posted by MrMichael (Budding Member 3 posts) 11y

I think Pattaya is now listed as the largest sex resort in the world. If your male and single and need to pay for it, you'll be happy. Many parts of Bangkok can be the same, to avoid that and meet real people, Thais, Local expats and travelers I like staying on -snip-

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