Would someone with physical disabilities have difficulties living in this city?

Within Nichada would be fine. Sidewalks are not wheelchair-friendly in the surrounding neighborhoods. - Aug 2019


Yes, horrible sidewalks downtown, few elevators for getting to the Sky train. There are escalators at most train stations. If you are in a wheelchair it will be difficult. - Jun 2018


Yes, public transportation is not handicap accessible and sidewalks are congested and difficult even for the able-bodied. - Apr 2017


Somewhat. Sidewalks can often be damaged to non-existent, but there are escalators to skytrain/subway stations and efforts are sometimes made to make sites handicap-accessible. - Nov 2016


Yes - sidewalks downtown are terrible and sometimes nonexistent. - Aug 2015


Yes, extremely. That's all I can really say, but this is a developing city and there just isn't enough thought going into these types of things. - Aug 2014


Yes and no. While a wheelchair would be challenging to get around the city, there are many opportunities and options that would enable someone to live a very exciting life here anyway. Other types of disabilities... Bangkok is a big city that has some very sophisticated options. Anyone could make it work. Plus there are amazing medical facilities here that might be useful. - May 2014


It would be very hard unless they had a car and driver take them everywhere, and then it really might not be that bad. - Oct 2013


This is a terrible city to live in if you have disabilities. There are no handicap guidelines, sidewalks are a mess! - Jul 2013


Bangkok is not a very handicap-friendly city. - Jun 2013


Lots. It is not a wheelchair-friendly city. - Jul 2012


Many. The sidewalks and buildings are not equipped for any handicaps. - Oct 2011


I imagine it would be very difficult. This is not a mobility-friendly city. - Aug 2011


No ramps, broken elevators, busted sidewalks - horrible for people with disabilities. - Jul 2011


Very inhospitable. High sidewalks, uneven pavement, you name it. Bad news. - Feb 2011


The sidewalks are crowded with vendors and people and are often broken and narrow. It would be extremely difficult to get around if you had mobility issues. - May 2010


The sidewalks would make it very challenging for a person with physical disabilities to walk anywhere. - Apr 2010


many difficulties, seems like they do not concern themselves with handicaps - Jan 2010


If you're on crutches or in a wheelchair, you'd have a hard time getting around, particularly downtown. The sidewalks are narrow, and what little available space there is, is taken up by either food and or clothing vendors hawking their wares on literally every street corner. - Jul 2009


Lots if they are in a wheelchair. Otherwise the usual difficulties of anywhere. - Apr 2009


Yes. This is a city with few facilities for the differently abled. The curbs are ridiculous! - Feb 2009


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