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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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Explore the Chaopraya river with the Princess dinner cruise was a great experienced, not because the dinner since the food taste was just so so. But it was because of the view of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Explore the Chaopraya river with the Princess dinner cruise was a great experienced, not because the dinner since the food taste was just so so. But it was because of the view of the surrounding and tye Bangkok city at night. The gold from the surrounding temple and from the palace was so stunning, It feels so shiny that makes... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I had a wonderful boat ride up the river to a resturant. The river is very busy with all sorts of crazy craft on it,and the trip showed another area of the city of Bangkok that is not seen from the overpacked streets.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

We visited this plcae during our stay at Hotel (IBIS Riverside) in Mid may 2015 and we enjoyed this river a much. We crossed the river in evening from Hotel IBIS Riverside to near Hotel Sharri-La.It takes 3 Bhat charge to cross from 1 side to other,during this time in early evening you can click some good pics of this... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Must go trip in BKK. They serve you dinner along with music over the deck. It is really very romantic and great experience.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Thai travel the river by boat for work or for visiting the various temples on the river. Foreigners enjoy the trip on the boat as they can see a little of the traditional and original Bangkok. The boat rides are inexpensive and can take you close to most interesting sites, in particular the reclining Buddha.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

especially boat fares are very cheap and good. on the both ends you can find good stuff to eat :). they have many good place around too

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Don't miss a river dinner cruise. Seeing the river and city at night is very enjoyable and the food is good. I also did a tour that came down the rover form the North during the day and it was nice to see in daylight what I had seen at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

The ferry system on the river provides a great, inexpensive way to get around. Try to go after the morning rush hour, though, as it gets really crowded onboard. Take a good street map of Bangkok, get off at any stop, and just explore for a while. There are interesting sites on the Thonburi side of the river, too, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Travel along the river on one of the many long boats. This can be expensive to youll need yourbartering skills or ask a local to help with price. I managed to get my price for 900bhat from 3000bht by doing this. This was an amazing way to travel along the river and grab some bargins from the local sellars along... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We hired a boat just down from the Royal Palace for 1 hour. We went first up, then down river stoping at a couple of temples and the royal barge storage. We even had a little supply boat stop alongside in the middle of a side canal to replenish drinks and snacks. The water was much cleaner than I expected!

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