Kid Mai Death Cafe — Experience the feeling of death at this Bangkok coffee shop

A popular restaurant in Bangkok, Thailand’s capital, is decorated with coffins; human bone… which draws the attention of many visitors. It’s called Kid Mai Death Cafe (Kid Mai Death Cafe Bangkok, Kid Mai Death Awareness Cafe). According to Odd, the café was inspired by death and is the brainchild of professor and social scientist Veeranut Rojanaprapa.

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Try the feeling of death at this Bangkok coffee shop
The coffee shop’s goal is for guests to come and experience the sense of participating in his own funeral, as well as his view of death.

Visitors to this coffee shop in Bangkok, Thailand, will encounter a melancholy environment complete with white wreaths, coffins, gloomy music, and beverages with titles such as birth, age, sickness, and death. Many people consider this to be one of Bangkok’s coolest coffee shops.

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Kid Mai Death coffee shop is located next to a bank and BTS station on Aree Soi 1 Road, in Bangkok, Thailand. This serves biscuits and beverages in exchange for a “death awareness” experience to change your current life.

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When customers enter the restaurant, they will be stunned by the sense of horrific death that surrounds them. The primary hue is black, and the setting is gloomy and frightening. Coffins, wreaths, and dry bones are all used as décor in the death café. However, many people have said that this is one of the trendiest coffee places (Cool coffee shop).

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Kid Mai Death Cafe also wants the visitors to appreciate life and understand that when we die, we cannot bring anything such as wealth, money, work, …

 

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Customers who endure the coffin test are given a 10% discount.

The menu is divided into four sections: “birth, age, sickness, and death.” This death coffee was created to make people aware of the taste of death. People come here to envision what they would die after, and those terrifying experiences motivate them to cherish the precious moments of life. They will never know when they will die, therefore they must live each day fully and purposefully.

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“I didn’t feel comfortable in the coffin,” one attendee remarked. I feel as if I’m dead since I can’t see my parents, relatives, or friends. I have not accomplished what I desired. “I’m terrified.”

There are a lot of slogans and questions inside this death coffee shop, such as “Are you ready to sleep and not wake up yet?” and “You can’t carry anything at all.” If you get the need to write anything, grab a pen and scribble your “python” words on the table.

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Visitors come to the shop, in addition, to enjoy a cup of coffee and sip the bone cakes, they can participate in other recreational activities.
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The drinks of the restaurant also have unusual names such as: pain, death …

 

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One of the experiences is getting into the coffin and lying there waiting. This helps you to visualize what will happen in your funeral.

 

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Those who dare to go into the coffin will be discounted drinks. “I feel like I’m going to a funeral, “Duanghatai Boonmoh, 28 years old, said who was laughing while she was sipping a candy called “death.”

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Not only Duanghatai, friends and other customers are also curious about lying in the coffin. “The first thing I thought of was if nobody opened the casket. How to signal to everyone that you are in this, and you are alive. I think that is the feeling that you will experience when you know you are going to die.”

The Kid Mai Death Awareness Cafe

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The shop is open for beverages from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day, while the test area for deceased persons is open from 12 p.m. until midnight. Visitors at Kid Mai Death may crawl inside the casket and lie inside for around 3 minutes before shutting the lid again. Those who use coupons will receive a 20baht (1 dollar) discount on their payment at the business.

The Kid Mai Death Awareness Cafe

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The drinks of the shop also have unusual names such as: pain, death …

 

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The shop’s owner stated that he intended to transmit important thoughts rather than exhibit strange advertising concepts to attract customers. According to Professor Veeranut, when individuals are aware of mortality, they would live less greedily and angrily. People are also better off if they live. Veeranut further stated that he had nightmares about his death every night.

Inside Kid Mai Death Cafe

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Aside from accolades, the business got several critiques. Some people believe that this approach is inappropriate since it evokes feelings of bereavement. Some individuals even avoid passing through this shop since it makes them feel uneasy. Veeranut, on the other hand, accepted both accolades and criticism regarding his eatery. Receiving criticism was a victory for him.

The Kid Mai Death Cafe

Address: 1191 Phaholyothin rd. Phayathai, Bangkok, Thailand
Telephone: +66 92 261 0150 / +66 065 095 6959
Opening hours: Open daily 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Kid-Mai-Death-Awareness-Cafe
Getting there: From the BTS Aree station, use exit 1, then walk toward Victory monument about 40 meters. The cafe is on your right.
Advisory: May not be suitable for children 12 or younger.

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