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Soi Cowboy, Bangkok

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#4 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Bangkok
See the bright lights and Go-Go Bars of neon-drenched Soi Cowboy, one of Bangkok's most popular late-night haunts among tourists and expats. The short strip features about 40 bars and Go-Go bars, where scantily clad dancers entertain their clientele, so think twice about bringing children. Nightlife columnist Bernard Trink named the street Cowboy after T.G. "Cowboy" Edwards, a retired American airman who opened one of the first bars there in 1977. The nickname comes from the cowboy hat he often wore. Plan to visit Soi Cowboy during your Bangkok vacation using our convenient Bangkok itinerary website .
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  • A girl pushed me to her bar, then a second one come to my desk. I drink a few bottles of Heineken plus 2 shots and got completely drunk I still do not know how. Later on, I end up paying for drinks I ...  more »
  • Went in one of the shops on the street first time with a party of four. It was a totally rip-off. They will approach you and get you in. Then they will let you buy drinks and they will rip you off wit...  more »
  • It is a good checkpoint to pass by during the night. Bangkok is well known for the lady boys and you’ll see some outside the bars trying to get you in. It is a funny place to visit although it is very...  more »
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