Thai Boxing in Bangkok

Muay Thai in Bangkok

Muay Thai in Bangkok - Bright neon lights flood the ring, just like the sun scorching down onto the battleground, revealing two men going through their spiritual 'Wai Khru' (a ceremony to thank their revered teachers, spirits, boxing ring and the sport itself). The blaring sound of Thai classical instruments and the deafening cheering of ecstatic spectators in the stadium don't seem to distract the two 'warriors'.

Following the 'Wai Khru' ritual, they go straight into 'Ram Muay', a dance where each boxer demonstrates his skills and style. These pre-match ceremonies are believed to bring good luck, protection, respect, and a fair and honourable fight to the boxers. Once all the formalities are out of the way, it's time for action. But watch out, things can get bloody and gory...

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  • Opening Hours: Training Sessions: Morning from 08:00 Afternoon from 16:00
  • Address: 5, On Nut Soi 65, Yaek 8, Bangkok (the small road leading to Luktupfah is unpaved)
  • Tel: +66 (0)81 302 4622
  • Price Range: one daily session 400 baht, two daily sessions 600 baht, discounts available for weekly or monthly stays.
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Master Toddy’s Muay Thai Academy Bangkok

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  • Opening Hours: 06:00 - 20:00
  • Address: 55/103-109 Sukhumvit 107 – Soi 22, Bearing
  • Tel: +66 (0) 2743 3372
  • Price Range: 500 baht per group class; 1,000 baht per private class
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Muay Thai Live at Asiatique Bangkok

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  • Opening Hours: Tue - Sun 20:00 (closed Monday)
  • Location: THE STAGE Theatre, Asiatique Bangkok, Chareonkrung Soi 74-76
  • How to get there: Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin and jump on the free shuttle at the end of the pier. Alternatively, tell your taxi driver to go to Asiatique.
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The New Lumpinee Boxing Stadium

Muay Thai boxing in Bangkok is an experience not to be missed and, without doubt, the best place to watch genuine matches is at the new and improved Lumpinee Boxing Stadium (also called Lumpini Boxing Stadium) in the northern suburbs of the city.

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  • Opening Hours: Tue - Fri 18:30 - 23:00, Sat 16:00 - 20:00 and 20:15 - 24:00
  • Address: No.6, Ramintra Rd, Anusawaree
  • Tel: +66 (0) 2522 6843
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