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There are nice viewing points.

when you are touring around by bike there are a few nice viewing points along the river. Its nice to see the long boats coming and going.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We took the official government run ferry service up and down the Chao Praya and loved it. Our chosen stop was to see the Pho Temple (which is awesome), known for it's reclining Buddha statue. The river ferry is a great way to see the river system and canals that service Bangkok. You see lots if other boats, houses on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

when you are touring around by bike there are a few nice viewing points along the river. Its nice to see the long boats coming and going.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A long tail boat ride around "the island" is a good way to visit some of the temples and to see a different view of local life. It's also a cool respite from the heat of town and the temples.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Paid 1200 bust for myself, husband and daughter. Enjoyed seeing the sights. The river is dirty but good way to see it all boat trip was one hour but instead of taking us back to where we started we ended up at Wat Po (sleeping Buddha. ) Saw a few lizards that live in river, look more like crocodiles. Worth... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

They must have seen us coming!! Charged us 1000 baht for a river cruise to the temple which was private so no other passengers. Just to put this into perspective we got a ferry back and it cost 3 baht!!!! Fuming isn't the word but I was too hungover to think straight. The river itself is very dirty and not... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

You will have an amazing view of different temples when you ride a boat in Chao Praya River but this river is dirty and even saw a crocodile during my trip. But, this is a very good experience for a local life. And, perfect if you like to do travel photography. To know more about my journey here, read my... More 

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

You can get a boat ride here on the river that winds through the city and you can actually see a few of the temple ruins from the river. On the banks of the river you can buy fish food and feed the Red Tail Catfish. When you feed one, you will see thousands. They almost crawl over each other... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Do not swim in this river be careful taking boat rides along it . No sewerage systems in Thailand everything including factories send there waste into all the rivers. The heat makes it a smelly place to be . Shame as Thailand is a beautiful country but the river systems are BAD. GERMS CAN BE CUAGHT FROM AIR BORNE SPRAY.

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Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I take a day tour by boat fares at various points of the river has several attractions along the river. I prefer to travel by boat Quick and easy You can admire the view on both sides of the river. I visited attractions such as Wat Arun.

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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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Address: Ayutthaya, Thailand
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