Discover RCA: Royal City Avenue nightlife - Bangkok
The Royal City Avenue or RCA is one of the highly crowded landmarks and one of the city’s finest red light districts in Bangkok. It is one of the most recognized places designated by the government zones for dance clubs, full moon parties, rock and roll and live concerts. Though these sites do draw the crowd, some of the major attractions that popularized the RCA is its features of local and international singers, as well as DJ performers, who gather here every night and during the weekends. It is surely the place to be for those who want to celebrate the end of their Bangkok adventure with a bang!
The Route 66 and the Slim & Flix in Rama Road, are just some of the most popular clubs in RCA. They gained popularity among teenagers and university students for live shows, RnB music, dances and other light activities to make friends. The Ztudio is also one of the fastest rising clubs because of its wide range of drinks and live music entertainment. They have a huge and impressive entertainment hall decorated with dazzling neon lights, which are always lit for year round festivities. They already featured big names in local and international music industry, including Paul Van Dyk and Vinai.
From the City Center or Khaosan Road, you can take a taxi or a motorbike for about 50 to 60 Baht before you finally get to the RCA. The RCA Road is a bit far from the public transportation, but the journey will be worth it once you arrive. You can also take the MRT train from the Bangkok Hualamphong train station; it is now made more accessible for local and foreign tourists going to the RCA.
The good thing about the Royal City Avenue is that there are several nightclubs open seven nights a week as early as 7:00 pm until 2:00 am. For locals, there are free entrance night clubs while for foreigners, the entrance fee is as low as 300 Baht. Trip Guru strongly advises that you bring a valid ID, for RCA does not promote underage drinking. It is also better to bring a couple of friends along because sometimes, the RCA can get pretty loud and rough.