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Soi Cowboy, Bangkok

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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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  • Soi Cowboy is a relatively tame red light zone and I would imagine a lot less intimidating than Nana Plaza. We didn’t stop in any of the bars but they looked ok and you didn’t get hassled too much on ...  more »
  • I really thought it would be a long street but you walk through it in 5 min. The vibe is good if you behave but dont take a go pro or camera with you. We saw some guys got in trouble an the girls (or ...  more »
  • We arrive to Rio, order 3 beers for 3 people, a staff walked by and accidentally knocked over a full beer, broken, they make us pay, and do not give new beer. We asked why not, and they said we broke ...  more »

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