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Sporting Events in Bangkok

Sporting Events in Bangkok

If you are a diehard sports fan, you will definitely appreciate what the Bangkok sports scene has to offer.

 

Besides the high quality entertainment life that this bubbly Thai city has to provide, there is a host of sports, some of them have local origin while others are of western origin.

 

Nevertheless, most of them enjoy popularity around the world, which means you are more than likely to find a sport you love. Below is an outline of some major sporting events played within the city.

 

Fortunately, most of them do not require you to break the bank in order to participate or watch.

 

Golf

Golfing in Thailand and in Bangkok in particular, is becoming quite popular among expats. Many people are visiting the country for its high quality golf courses.

 

Bangkok has several of these golf courses, and part of their attraction to holidaymakers is that they offer very competitive prices.

 

Many of these golf courses have recently undergone renovations to give them world-class status.

 

Cycling

If you are into cycling, you will definitely love Bangkok. Cycling will prove to be more than just sport, as you will get to enjoy the scenic beauty of the city as you cycle through its most popular cycling tracks.

 

These scenes will not be available through other modes of transport, which should be a plus as you engage in your favorite sport.

 

Muay Thai

Chances are that you may not be skilled at Muay Thai the first you land in Bangkok, but you will love this sport.

 

If you are a lover of boxing of mixed martial arts back at home, you will definitely love Thailand’s own Muay Thai.

 

For those who want to go a step further and learn the sport from its originators, you have a chance to do so in several places within this exciting city.

 

Bowling

For those who love bowling, Bangkok will prove to be a great place for you. Firstly, most malls have great bowling alleys.

 

You can enjoy the activity and the warm social environment that comes with it in many places within Bangkok.

 

Bowling also provides a good way to meet new people.

 

Badminton

Badminton is very popular in Asian countries. Consequently, the quality of this sport will impress even its most discriminating fans.

 

Some clubs have exclusive membership, but others are less relaxed in their admissions.

 

Still, there will be nothing standing in your way if you want to enjoy a good badminton game in Bangkok.

 

Football

Football is one of the most popular spectator events in Bangkok.

 

Just for clarity, football in this context refers to the European version, not its American alternative. The Thai Premier League hosts several matches, with eight of the teams coming from Bangkok.

 

The tickets are quite cheap in comparison to Europe.

 

Other Sports

You can engage in many other sports in Bangkok, either as a player or a spectator.

 

Other games available in Bangkok include tennis, basketball, international boxing, horse racing and many more.

 

Conclusion

There are numerous sporting activities and a full calendar of sporting events for residents of Bangkok.

 

Most of them have a strong international presence, particularly in the west, which means that you are certainly going to find a sport you love in this city.

 

Furthermore, you will enjoy the convenience of lower costs of participation that comes exclusively from living in Bangkok.

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