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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
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Boat rides to the archaeological sites adds adventure.Some of the ancient and modern temples could be seen from the boat.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We took the boat from Ayattura to Bangkok. The trip was not very interesting except for a few nice buildings along the way.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Boat rides to the archaeological sites adds adventure.Some of the ancient and modern temples could be seen from the boat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This was the main route of transport to Bangkok those days.Its used now also but very much less but a main. tourist attraction.Its holds less water and looks a bit dirty.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The longest river in Thailand, it goes through many states & is the biggest water giver to the villagers for their day to day living. Does not look that clean but its a life saver for the villagers. The river is used a lot for transport.

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Ennis, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Commercial traffic (sand from up country on Barges) travelling at odd hours, may disturb lighter sleepers. Tourist traffic as to be expected, from town and further afield (Bangkok) with music and party's.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Relax trip.. well organised, just need to follow the assigned guide. Hungry enough when boarded the cruise for lunch, then enjoy the scene along the river. Thai food served is fine, no bad comment about that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is an amazing river, take the boat and enjoy the views, stop at a restaurant on the riverside and enjoy the sunset.... This can´t get any better!

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Tanjay, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

It's good to try travelling around by ferry. It's cheap and interesting way to learn how water transport works in Thailand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

We boarded our longtail boat to Ayutthaya and sailed along the Chao Praya River. Our adventure began and what a stunning adventure. From the hustle and bustle of Bangkok to the tranquility of Ayutthaya. The houses were amazing and alter in size and condition. What I found amazing was of the uses the river has for locals. We saw children... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

The Chao Praya River is of great significance in Thailand's past as well as to the present time. From supplying goods in ancient times, to daily transporting a multitude of tourists up and down it's shores to numerous fascinating venues, or winding in and out of the Klongs. Witness people going about their daily lives, washing, swimming and cooking on... More 

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