Just like many other Asian countries, sport is a huge part of the culture in Thailand. And, whether you want to participate or simply watch from the sidelines, there’s plenty of athletic activities to get involved in.
This guide to the most popular sports in Bangkok will help you get involved in some thrilling activities on your trip to Thailand. <o:p></o:p>
Where To Find Gear
When looking for soccer gear in Bangkok, you can’t go wrong with Mahboonkrong Mall. Also known as the MBK, the store is situated right next to National Stadium Station and hosts a wide range of stores offering a great selection of soccer gear at very reasonable prices. <o:p></o:p>
Tracing its history all the way back to the 16th century, Muay Thai’s status as the official national sport makes it an integral part of Thailand’s sporting culture. ‘The Art of the Eight Limbs.’ – so-called because it involves eight possible points of contact – is therefore widely practiced meaning studios and Muay Thai gyms are easy to find in most areas of Bangkok. <o:p></o:p>