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Chao Phraya River

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Address: Bangkok, Thailand
Phone Number: 0829696819-0818488737
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes
Description: This scenic river, flowing through the heart of Bangkok, offers convenient...
This scenic river, flowing through the heart of Bangkok, offers convenient boat transportation and sightseeing cruises since many of the major city attractions are easily accessible from various points along this waterway.
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This was a very illuminating experience that showed the difference between the rich and the poor in Bangkok. Went by long boat and it cuts a lot of time spent waiting in traffic.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was a very illuminating experience that showed the difference between the rich and the poor in Bangkok. Went by long boat and it cuts a lot of time spent waiting in traffic.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

A great way to see the river, and see the day to day workings of the river. It can be a little confusing to work out which boat to be on, ( orange flag boat is the best), and which line to be in, but if you get lost, get on the wrong boat, get off at the wrong stop... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

a different experience having chance to go for river cruise in Bangkok, I was not cruising by the posh boat, I did not sitting on the private boat but I swing up and down by regular boat which means more fun and blend with locals and Monks too, it's awesome. I believe most of reviewers here have mentioned for boat... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

In a crowded city, a long view is difficult to find outside of skyscrapers. River boats give a sweeping perspective.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Taking the water taxis up and down the river, on the one hand this system is amazing to transport people so efficiently. On the other hand, you risk life and limb as the drivers speed around with overcrowded boats. I was told to keep my mouth closed so no water gets in it, as it is extremely polluted. I was... More 

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Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

traveling medium during the day time and this turns to a party place with several cruises sailing around with dinner and dance. A place for late night happiness and joy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We have a ride on one of local boats every time we visit Bangkok. Even if you're not interested in any particular place that can be reached by boat, still do this trip to enjoy a look of the city from the river. Especially in the evening!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

after trying our hardest to work out how the hell to travel from the museum of forensics to khao san road we found a way across the chao phraya. as we went to Thailand last minute we had not learnt too much Thai which may come in handy when try to organise a boat trip. the river was so busy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I became addicted to the Bangkok river ferries - you can see the whole city by boat - tips: orange flag boat is local ferry for 15 baht, blue flag is touriest ferry for 40 baht - same boat, same stops, just the local boats get more crowded. Another tip: get on say at Baglamphu (Kao San Road nearest stop)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Good to go with friends as there are lot of good food with music and dance. worth the experience and good to enjoy

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Address: Bangkok, Thailand
Phone Number: 0829696819-0818488737
Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Bangkok

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