Explore Bangkok With This New ‘Monopoly’ Board Game Edition
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Bangkok Gets Its Own ‘Monopoly’ Board Game After Phuket, Chiang Mai

Heads up, Monopoly fans! You can soon roll up to the beautiful city of Bangkok, as the Land of Smiles’ capital is getting its own Monopoly board game!

According to a press release by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Bangkok is now the third destination in Thailand to get its very own Monopoly board game, following the success of its Phuket and Chiang Mai editions.

Monopoly: Bangkok Edition Launch in King Power Mahanakhon
Photo by Website/Tourism Authority of Thailand

Named “Monopoly: Bangkok Edition,” the latest board game will feature the city's iconic destinations, cultural sites, and tourist hotspots, such as the King Power Mahanakhon and the Chatuchak Weekend Market, among others.

To make the game more exciting, it will also have Chance and Community Chest cards that contain the unique stories of Bangkok.

Monopoly: Bangkok Edition Launch in King Power Mahanakhon
Photo by Website/Tourism Authority of Thailand

As of this writing, the game’s creators are also soliciting suggestions from the public on what to include in the upcoming board game. To participate, you can drop a comment on the game’s official Facebook page or email them until Feb. 25.

Aside from Monopoly, Winning Moves United Kingdom also unveiled that they will be developing a Bangkok edition of the card game Top Trumps, which also aims to showcase various destinations in the city.

"The Monopoly: Bangkok Edition" is slated to hit the shelves by the tail end of the year. It will also be available in various online stores.

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