Tuk Tuks - Bangkok transport
Another popular mode of transport for short distances are the tuk-tuks which are three-wheeled motorized tax services that are a big favourite with locals and tourists alike.
Before BTS, MRT and taxis started plying on the roads of Bangkok, Tuk-Tuks were used as the most popular mode of transport in the city and they are still preferred by many locals as well tourists as they are cheaper in comparison to the colorful taxis.
Tuk-Tuks are derived from the old fashioned rickshaws that were manufactured during the World War II but the difference is that they are engine driven and comparatively more sophisticated. A ride in Tuk-Tuks is more a matter of experience for those who are visiting the city for the first time.
If you want to experience real Bangkok then you have to take a tuk tuk ride. The fact that they tend to be one of the easiest forms of transport to find make it likely you will in fact naturally use this excellent form of transport.
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