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“This is THE Transportation Through the City” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chao Phraya River

Chao Phraya River
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$82.75*
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Evening Dinner Cruise on Chao Phraya River by Apsara in Bangkok
Ranked #15 of 524 things to do in Bangkok
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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 is THE Transportation Through the City”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

You can take the ferries almost everywhere... they are fast and cheap and reasonably easy to figure out. They're great for getting around and great just to ride up and down the river. Take the "tourist" ferry if you must but for the real local experience take the regular transportation ferries (orange or yellow flags). For an action-packed speedy ride, catch one of the "long tails"... cheap and fast transportation.
Do not miss this part of Bangkok.

Visited February 2013
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“Chao Phraya River”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 6, 2013

Didn't doa riverboat tour, just wandered down from my hostel in Silom. It's a "river" lots of boats & as expected a lot of junk floating around, even saw what I thought was a dead turtle, unsure if a pet thrown in or was unlucky enough to go for a swim & dead from all the junk that's in there!

Visited February 2013
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“river to take you to the palace”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

This river is one of the greatest means of transportation in Bangkok. If you have much time to explore the palace through this river you better use the chao phraya express, it cost THB 40 per way. well, the water is not really clean.

Visited January 2013
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“Your leading star in Bkk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

the chao phraya river is the dorsal spine of bangkok, whatever you do you will finish to cross it, use it to go fast from a point to another, or sightseeing from a terrace, a restaurant, or a bar... Inévitable

Visited February 2013
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“Yeah must visit”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

I loved this place as its historical and our tour guide was so helpful and friendly. He stayed with us all the time and tld us all about the hsitory of this plave and I strogly recommend you come here

Visited December 2012
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