Soi Cowboy - Red Light District in Bangkok

If you are planning to visit Bangkok, taking a peek at one or few of its Red Light Districts most probably is on your to do list as the capital Thailand is well known for its entertainment nightlife and go-go bars. 

The most famous Bangkok’s red light district is Soi Cowboy. Soi Cowboy is a short (only 150 meter long) street, which becomes Bangkok’s brightest street as soon as the sun sets. Soi Cowboy opens daily and the action there usually starts at around 7pm.

The selection of venues at Soi Cowboy is really good as you can find more than 20 go-go bars and more than 10 beer bars there. You will never be short of the options to choose from and experience Bangkok’s nightlife at its best.

Soi Cowboy

Most Popular Go-Go Bars

The most popular go-go bars in Soi Cowboy are Baccara and Tilac.

Soi Cowboy Daytime

Thinking of what to expect Soi Cowboy during the day? Look around and you will get an idea about Soi Cowboy Red Light District at the Daytime.

Places to Stay near Soi Cowboy

If you wish your bed in Bangkok to be as near to Soi Cowboy as possible, you have plenty of options to choose from. You will find a number of hotels and other places to stay just in a couple of hundred meters from this worldwide famous nightlife entertainment spot. 

5 best places to stay near Soi Cowboy:

Grande Centre Point Hotel Terminal21

Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit, A Luxury Collection Hotel

Citypoint Hotel

S Sukhumvit Suite Hotel

Red Planet Bangkok Asoke

Best Place to Stay near Soi Cowboy

How to Get There

Soi Cowboy is located in Sukhumvit area, between Sukhumvit Soi 21 (also called Soi Asoke) and Soi 23.

This Bangkok’s red light district is easily reached by Public Transportation as it’s located just outside BTS SkyTrain and MRT (Metro) stations.

BTS SkyTrain

You need to take BTS SkyTrain Sukhumvit line to Asok Station and then walk on Skybridge to Interchange building - Soi Cowboy is just near it.

MRT (Metro)

Take MRT (Metro) to Sukhumvit Station and take an exit leading to Interchange building - Soi Cowboy is on the right of the exit from MRT station.

How to Get to Other Red Light Districts 

Public Transportation in Bangkok operates until midnight, so you can reach other red light districts from Soi Cowboy easily:

Nana Plaza red light district can be easily reached by BTS SkyTrain as Nana station is just one station from Asok station which is nearby Soi Cowboy. 

The most convenient way to reach Patpong red light district from Soi Cowboy is taking MRT (Metro). You need to get on the train at the nearest to Soi Cowboy Sukhumvit station (Hua Lamphong direction) and get out at Silom station - Patpong is within easy walking distance from this station.

Map of Red Light Districts in Bangkok

Location of Soi Cowboy and other Bangkok's red light districts can be easily found on this map.