Located in Sukhumvit Soi 4, Nana Plaza is Bangkok’s ‘naughty central’, notorious for its racy themed go-go bars. It’s 3 storeys of eye-popping activity all focused around a square-shaped central atrium. Unlike at the better-known Soi Cowboy or Patpong, Nana Plaza is a ‘more adult’ scene.
Nana plaza is a good place, however Soi Cowboy is much more better . The glittering street lit with neon lights makes you all more excited in Soi Cowboy .
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Nana Plaza (formerly Nana Entertainment Plaza ) occupies a three-story commercial building in the Khlong Toei District of Bangkok about 300 metres (330 yd) from the BTS Skytrain’s Nana Station. Along with Soi Cowboy and Patpong, Nana Plaza is one of Bangkok’s three most concentrated red-light districts.
While Patpong is internationally known as a red light district at the heart of Bangkok’s sex industry, it is in fact only one of several red – light districts with some catering primarily to Thai men while others, like Patpong, cater primarily to foreigners.
The distance between Soi Cowboy and Nana Plaza is 1 km . How do I travel from Soi Cowboy to Nana Plaza without a car? The best way to get from Soi Cowboy to Nana Plaza without a car is to bus which takes 11 min and costs ฿10 – ฿35.
The 3 Red Light Districts in Bangkok Soi Cowboy . Soi Cowboy is Bangkok’s brightest street, a small Soi packed with about 30 go go bars. Nana Plaza . “The World’s Largest Adult Playground” says the new sign at the entrance to Nana Plaza on Sukhumvit Soi 4. Patpong . Patpong is Bangkok’s oldest red light district.
Soi Cowboy was an interesting little lane to go for a wander along at night. It was much more tame than I imagined and there are police patrolling. It was very entertaining people watching from the outside bars.
Is it okay/ safe to stay near Soi Cowboy ? No reason not to. Soi Cowboy is only about a block long and easily avoided if you choose, or easily visited if you want to. Alot of good restaurants in the area and convenient.
1. Re: Is it safe to walk around Bangkok at night ? Yes safe .
Bangkok is generally safe for travelers of all genders and races, even compared to other megacities across the world. As a solo female traveler, you can wear almost anything you want, roam the city on a whim and even go clubbing on your own (though you should do all of these with caution—see our safety tips below).
8 Things to Avoid in Thailand (and What to Do Instead) Places for backpackers to stay. Avoid : Khao San Road. Taking taxis. Avoid : Bargaining a flat rate with a taxi driver. Thai entertainment. Avoid : Ping Pong Shows. What to do in Pattaya. Avoid : Seedy areas of Pattaya. Shopping the markets. What to do in Phuket. Elephant tourist attractions. Tours and sightseeing.
There are major hubs including Bangkok (Patpong, Nana Plaza, and Soi Cowboy), Pattaya, and Phuket, but prostitution exists throughout the Land of Smiles, even in the village. Thailand is widely known for its sex tourism with people traveling from all over the world to indulge.