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Top 10 Bangkok by Ron Emmons

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Sport and Leisure

1. Thai Boxing

Muay Thai (Thai boxing) has enjoyed an explosion of popularity of late, particularly among young Westerners, and many spend their holidays in Thailand practising this demanding sport in camps. For less active visitors to the kingdom, attending an evening of bouts at the Ratchadamnoen Boxing Stadium is as much a cultural as a sporting experience.

2. Horse Racing

There are a couple of race courses in Bangkok – the Royal Turf Club (RTC) in Dusit and the Royal Bangkok Sports Club (RBSC). Races are held fortnightly at each course, on alternate Sundays at RBSC and RTC. The minimum bet is B50. The Saphan Taksin ...

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