Thailand Tour: Patong Guide
Patong is a beach located at Phuket island in Thailand. If you are on a Thailand tour, do not leave without seeing the Patong Beach. Even though Phuket has a lot of island that serves for different purposes, Patong is the most famous one among them without a doubt. Patong is the beach you need to look for if you are planning to join some nightlife activities because that is what Patong is reputed for.
Patong is the heart of Phuket and it was destroyed when a tsunami hit the beach, however the with the restoration and structuring it is definitely the most lively place you can see in your Thailand tour. The primary reason for visiting this beach which is full of action is the colorful nightlife in Patong Beach.
There are hundreds of bars, pubs, places with live music, go-go bars, discos, clubs and there is no way you can get bored in Patong Beach. Do not worry if you are a morning person, there are also lots of activities to do at daytime. Sunbathing at the long beach, swimming, jet-ski, diving and boat tours are just some of them. You can do these activities along with trying out different cuisines in Patong beach on a very fair price. There are also very good street food vendors on Patong Beach. You can try different traditional Thai foods from grilled meats to noodles. If you want to eat at a restaurant, Patong has the best seafood you can ever have since the fish and other seafood is coming fresh and directly to the restaurants.
Thailand Tour: Muay Thai & Gambling
Doing sports has an important place in our lives and the benefits of that is scientifically proven. Even though Thailand is known for its famous beaches, temples and nightlife opportunities, the country offers more than that. Muay Thai is originated in Thailand and it is kind of a boxing sport and it started being done by Thai people during Middle Ages when people were fighting with arrows and swords. Muay Thai is done with using your own arms, feet, knees and elbows as a weapon. This boxing sport was even included at military training in Thailand.
If you want to watch some Muay Thai and gamble by betting money on young fighters, you should certainly visit Bangla Boxing Stadium. Bangla Boxing Stadium is the most famous stadium in Thailand and a must see if you are on a Thailand Tour. I do not know if the fighting is kind of a show or a real thing, but I know that it is really fun to watch if you are into gambling and boxing
The fight starts really slow but the fighters build on that and it gets interesting. If you want to go there from Patong, follow the vehicle that is shouting “Tonight, tonight, at Bangla Boxing Stadium!” You can never miss that. The entrance fee is 1700 Baht and you can have beer and popcorn while watching fighters doing Muay Thai.