Hey getting bored out there?
Looking for something cool to watch at night time in Bangkok? (Nope, I’m not talking about the coco girls) then I must tell you that you’re in the right place!
Have you ever heard of ASIATIQUE the River Front?
If not, let me tell you more about it. Asiatique is the largest night-lifestyle venue riverfront in Asia located on the Chao Phraya River which contains 1,500 shops and 50 restaurants including amazing performance like Joe Louis Puppet Theater, Calypso Bangkok Theater and Muay Thai Live Show.
But, today I’m gonna take you to the world of our legend sport “Muay Thai” and give you the reason why you cannot miss this show!
The reason why you cannot miss this show!
1. Entertaining and Thrilling
The show is incredibly exciting and entertaining; the story goes very well, the production is well manage and the cast know how to control the show and make sure that we won’t take our eyes out of it. The show is in Thai but you don’t have to worry because there will be English, Chinese, and Japanese subtitles to make sure that you don’t miss any details from the show.
2. Get to Know More about “Muay Thai”
The shows will bring you back in time to experience the legend of Muay Thai, how and when was it all started, from its history and its development. This will brings the audiences closer to the truest art form of Thai boxing show and trust me, you’ll enjoy every bit of it from the start till the end of the show because of how awesome it is.
3. Not Just a Typical “Muay Thai” Show
It’s not just kicking or fighting but they put some story into it which makes it even more interesting. The show has five acts including “The Tiger in Disguise”, “The Prisoner with Eight Limbs”, “The Warrior with Broken Swords”, “The Lethal art of Muay Thai” and “The Passion Fighter”. the show start from the legend of Muay Thai to modern day that they have put a combination of a stunt techniques and other material arts such as free-running and tricking into it.
4. Stunning Cast Crew and Top Class Production Team
One thing that we have to talk about here is their cast and production teams are freaking amazing! The lights, the sounds and the performance are absolutely superb. You can definitely see the strengths from the cast crew and how professional they are. The show is produced and directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham, award-winning director from the movie Beautiful Boxer and the critically acclaimed play Chang & Eng – the Musical.
5. Because it’s Worth It
Apart from the five acts of the shows there’s also “Warrior Rising” or Live Muay Thai boxing which has two matches of boxing, the fighters are both local and international and represented by various gyms around Bangkok. So you have a chance to both watches the magnificent show and experience the real “Thai Boxing” live next to the stage.
As I mentioned above, there’s nothing else to say except “It’s worth it” the show itself is fascinating, breath-taking and unforgettable experience that once in a life time I suggest that you should watch it.
Location & Information
Venue: The Stage, Asiatique the Riverfront
How to get here: The easiest and fastest way to get here is take the BTS to Saphan Taksin station and jump on the free shuttle boat at the pier. It only takes ten minutes, and the boat runs until 4.00 – 11.30 pm.
Show Time: 8pm from Tuesday – Sunday, no performance on Monday
Duration: 45 minutes (Performance), 30 Minutes (Live Thai Boxing)
Snacks & Drinks: You can find popcorn and drinks before entering the theater but when the Live Thai Boxing starts, there will be staff walking around selling beer and soft drinks inside the theater too.
Others: When the Live Thai Boxing starts there will be staff walking around selling flowers for 250 THB, you can give this to the winner and take a photo with them on the stage when the match is over.
Also, you can take a photo with the cast crew from “Muay Thai Live: The Legend Live” when the show it’s over at the entrance of the theater (No Charge).
Related Topic: “Muay Thai” The Fighting Art of the Warrior