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Chao Phraya River

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Address: Bangkok, Thailand
Phone Number: 0829696819-0818488737
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: Yes

This scenic river, flowing through the heart of Bangkok, offers...

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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Go and join this river cruise tour at night . When it is not so hot . Enjoy the beautiful night scenery of Bangkok and enjoy the cool breeze You can view much of Bangkok... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

a well utilised river in the heart of Bangkok. Courtesy boats take patrons from the pier to the restaurant or accommodation they require. At night the dinner time cruises litter the water. A lovely site.

Thank Heronz
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As I live on the river, I rarely need to go in to the city as everything you need is pretty much available from cheap eateries, good quality restaurants, shopping, parks, river cruises (for friends visiting) to places to just chill out...

Thank Aminur R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't miss this with various modes of transport available you can see the homes of the locals intertwined with Bangkoks landmarks and skyscrapers. Wonderful

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go and join this river cruise tour at night . When it is not so hot . Enjoy the beautiful night scenery of Bangkok and enjoy the cool breeze You can view much of Bangkok without having to walk a few kilometres .

Brewster, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hop on a public boat for a few baht and ride the river. You may have to stand at some times of day, and be sure to save the noted seats for monks. You can see the same sights for 100 times the price on several tour lines, but you won't get the delightful local flavor.

Thank Kristin089
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hire a boat for a few Bhat for anyting up to a three hour trip up and down the river including the floating markets. Noisy boats and chatty operators give value for money including some visit stops. A highlight

Thank Emblpa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chao praya is very much a working river with hughe barges, longtail boats for tourists, and evening cruise boats. Do experience the public baot its like the underground on the river a great way to get from A to B

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took the tourist boat from River City to the old temples. It was reasonably cheap (40 THB per person) and very quick way to get there. The view from the boat wasn't great, but still not too bad. The river is still probably more a way to get somewhere, rather than attraction by itself.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not exactly romantic because the river is filthy with plastic bottles floating around. It is a very functional part of the day to day lives of locals which is wonderful. The local river boat costs 15 baht for a single trip i.e. 50 cents.

Thank Faraaj Q
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did this boat trip last year & thorougly enjoyed it. We paid Bht 40 each for a one way ticket, however you can get all day hop on hop off tickets. There are touts all over the place as you enter the ferry terminal so beware you'll be hassled. There are speed boats which looked interesting, maybe next year!... More 

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