Ticket to 70s Bangkok: Stunning photos of people from the past

From the sea of cars ruling the road to people eating their food at tables set up on the streets, life in Bangkok seems somewhat similar to how it was four decades ago.

Dutch photographer Don Oppedijk captured many charming scenes in the Old Town in 1977-1981 to showcase the livelihood of locals before there were too many malls.

Chinatown

Charoenkrung road

Giant Swing

Pigeon feeding

The famous “Golden Mount” at Saket Temple

A fruit hawker

A hawker selling rice crackers and rolled wafer snacks

Sidewalk retailers

Super-classic, grilled squid stall with a manual squid grinder!

Amulet vendors

A tuk tuk ride

Modern transportation? No, let’s take a boat.

A journey on the water

Wooden houses by the Chao Phraya river

Riverside rusty-roofed houses

Two-story shophouses

A flea market

Lunch break for site workers

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