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Bangkok - Gold Story and Backstreet of Chinatown

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Gold Story and Backstreet of Chinatown

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(9 reviews)
Bangkok, Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Many people visit Bangkok's Chinatown before but as a local, Chinatown is the best place to buy gold in Thailand. Only 1.5kms long of Chinatown street we have over 132 gold shops. During the day selling gold is the main business here. This tour will take you to visit a 160-year-olds gold shop (the Oldest gold shop in Bangkok) Learn how to trading gold, visit the gold museum and an heirloom. (private museum) If we are lucky we could have a chance to see the last man who standing as a goldsmith working on the gold.


Meet Buay & Eng

Buay & Eng

Buay and Eng are sisters. We grew up in a small town, rural area of Northeast of Thailand. Later, we moved and have lived in Bangkok for over 25 years. We have worked in tour business for over 16 years. We proud of our rich culture and heritage. We love to show our landmark, temple ruins, hidden communities, small market and rural area of Thailand (farm, village). We also like to meet, talk and see how the local craftsman work or go to market to buy local food. We are look forward to meet you on Heygo and perhaps participate with you here. We sure your questions and curiosity would be make our tour fun and enjoyable. If you would like to contact us then feel free to drop an email to sales1@lets-tour-bangkok.com.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Bangkok with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Bangkok. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

P K.

11 July 2021

Very unique tour! It’s a great opportunity to see goldsmithing in a livestream format. Very informative and entertaining.

Lisa R.

08 July 2021

A wonderful first tour. We got a marvelous behind the scenes look at gold smithing plus entry into the private museum of the family. I am looking forward to more tours with these two guides.

Christina W.

08 July 2021

Excellent tour, thank you!

Sharon G.

07 July 2021

Interesting

Debbie P.

07 July 2021

I learned lots of new things but it was a bit fragmented - probably because it was their first tour. In regards to camera work - a little more focus on the items being discussed vs. the people talking would give us the opportunity to take better postcards. Perhaps watch a few of the seasoned guides like Adam in Budapest, Aaron & Patrick in New York, Hieu in Vietnam to see how smooth they are with the camera. Thank you.


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