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March 24, 2016

50 Vivid Color Photographs Capture Street Life of Bangkok, Thailand in 1984

From between the 1980s and 1990s, Japanese photographer Doi Kuro has traveled many countries in Southeast Asia. In 1984, he stopped by at the heart of Thailand's capital. With the eyes of a street photographer, he captured some of breathtaking images of everyday life in Bangkok. Take a look at Kuro's 50 vivid color photographs of an old Bangkok in the early 1980s.

Sukhumvit road

Schoolboys at Yaowarat road


Traffic regulation

Motorbike riders

Young people at Yaowarat

Yaowarat scene view from Krungkasem Srikrung Hotel

School girls

Wagon retailer

Automobile repair on the street

Peanuts vendor

Small-time candy store

Food concession

Boy on the train

Taxi maintenance

Girl on the way home from shop

Restaurant showcase

Traffic backup

Movie theater demolition

Two boys at Yaowarat

Boy at rest


Barefoot boy

Fried dough stick stall

Eating house

Tuk-tuk repair garage

Siam Square

Wait in line at a red light

School children

Fully loaded truck

Empty baby carriage outside restaurant

Walk to school

Evening mealtime

Food showcase

Store in Yaowarat

Barber shop

Bus stop near the Wat Phra Kaeo

Street crossing in front of Hua Lamphong Station

People enjoy the cool breeze

Restaurant in Yaowarat

Moon rising over Rama IV road

Wat Phra Kaeo in the rain

Tea room

Buddha statue store


Sidewalk kitchen

Eating place

Wat Phra Kaeo bus stop

Laid-back restaurant

Restaurant kitchen

1 comment:

  1. I really enjoyed seeing these pictures, unfortunately the modern days are much more crowded, private motor cars are everywhere. The '80's turned out to be a golden age all over the world.




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