This one-kilometer stretch at the southerly end of Beach Road closes to vehicular dealings at night and morph into one of Thailand ‘s most ill-famed red-light districts. After dark, Walking Street roars to animation in a sea of neon lights and thumping music as public house, cabaret, sports bars, and go-go bars open their doors .
While undoubtedly the party-center of Pattaya, a night out on Walking Street can be as wild or domesticate as you choose to make it. several R-rated venues are available adenine well as lower key pubs, live bands, street performers, and food stands .
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Time Spent

1-5hours Fitness level : easy


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Who Will Like Pattaya Walking Street

Nightlife Star Prepare for an nightlong public house fawn as about every construction along Walking Street is home to a public house, club or go-go legal profession. Take your pick of venues offering bargain cocktails, hot music, and exotic dancers .
Bucketlist Bandit Take a walk down this must-see street and take selfies with street performers and at a neon-lit capture sign. Choose a measure or cabaret to enjoy a drink or two at this world-renowned nightlife zone .
Relaxation Guru Settle in at a bar like Hot Tuna Bar, order a few rounds of your go-to drink and request your favorite song be played by the exist band .

Insider Tips For Pattaya Walking Street

  • Walking street closes to vehicular traffic at 6pm, but most visitors arrive after 10pm.
  • Leave a generous tip if you request a song from a live band.
  • Walking street is not child-friendly, even if you don’t plan to visit inside any venues. Some barely-dressed exotic dancers spill onto the street in an attempt to attract more customers to their venue.


Where Is It

Walking St, Muang Pattaya, Amphoe Bang Lamung, Chang Wat Chon Buri 20150 Open map…

How To Get There

Rideshare Drivers can pick up and drop off at either conclusion of Walking Street. Rideshare restrictions are not as rigorously enforced as in other areas of Pattaya .
Taxi taxi drivers can pick up and drop off at either end of Walking Street .
Walking directions from taxi … Songthaew (Circular route) Take the circular road along beach road until you reach Walking Street .
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What To Bring


  • Cash for drinks and tips.


  • Value belongings like passports, jewelry, or large sums of cash.

Tech & Photography

Wifi Public wifi access : None Photography photography allowed : Yes dart is very well tripod allowed : Not encouraged Selfie sticks allowed : Yes Best time to shoot : Night Tips : Avoid taking photos that include the faces of bar girls on the street, or at least ask permission before shooting. As the street is only in truth active voice at night, try to fix your ISO quite high for a hand-held shoot with minimal motion blur. The ideal number would depend on your television camera body and lens. Drones Drones allowed : Not encouraged Bags Backpacks allowed : Yes Secured bag lockers available : No

Food & Drink

A big act of dining options ranging from local street food stands to fine dining seafood restaurants are located along Walking Street. Options include italian, indian, Middle Eastern, and Thai. There ‘s even a turkish ice-cream seller providing dessert with a appearance .


Walking Street was initially one of the chief roads constructed for Pattaya ‘s fish industry. During the 1960s and 70s, a series of beer bars, guest houses, music lounges, restaurants, and go-go bars emerged to cater to american sailors and soldiers who often stopped in Pattaya port. Word of Pattaya ‘s nightlife district, then called “ The Strip ” go around to other westerly seafarers, increasing demand for growth of the city and its main streets. Walking Street changed with the times, adding discotheques and cabaret shows during the 1980s .
The name ‘Walking Street ‘ was first base used in the 1990s, when a series of car accidents caused the city council to close the street to vehicles from 6pm onwards leaving it a pedestrian-only pathway after dark .



  • Tip waitstaff and live bands.
  • Be polite when turning down an invitation to enter a venue.


  • Use, sell, or possess drugs. This is illegal in Thailand and carries strict penalties.
  • Drink too much and act drunk and disorderly. Drinking is expected on Walking Street but drunken behavior is considered disrespectful in Thailand.
  • Display money as it may entice pickpockets.


Best Parts:

  • Variety of nightlife options to suit both hard-core partiers and those more subdued.
  • Live rock band at Hot Tuna Bar.
  • Pedestrian-only atmosphere closed to vehicular traffic.

Could Be Better:

  • Propositions by dancers wanting men to enter their venue. Some can be very persistent and follow you down the street.
  • Drunk tourists and disorderly behavior.

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