One of the most famous red-light districts in the world, today any ‘charm’ that the area used to possess has been eroded by modern tourism. If you must, be sure to agree to the price of entry and drinks before taking a seat at one of Patpong’s 1st-floor ‘pussy shows’, otherwise you’re likely to receive an astronomical bill.

These days, fake Rolexes and Ed Hardy T-shirts are more ubiquitous than flesh in Patpong.