Location and Layout
Patpong (location: 13°43′42″N 100°32′00″E / 13.72833°N 100.5333333°E / 13.72833; 100.5333333Coordinates: 13°43′42″N 100°32′00″E / 13.72833°N 100.5333333°E / 13.72833; 100.5333333) consists of two parallel side streets running between Silom Road and Surawong Road and one side street running from the opposite side of Surawong. Patpong is within walking distance from the BTS Skytrain Silom Line's Sala Daeng Station, and MRT Blue Line's Si Lom Station.
Patpong 1 is the main street with many bars of various kinds. Patpong 2 also has many similar bars. Next to these lies Soi Jaruwan, sometimes referred to as Patpong 3 but best known as Silom Soi 4. It has long catered to gay men, whilst nearby Soi Thaniya has expensive bars with Thai hostesses that cater almost exclusively to Japanese men.
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