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Chao Phraya River, Ayutthaya

(3.7/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Known as the lifeblood of the capital city, Chao Phraya River provides transportation, trade routes and sightseeing opportunities. Eat a meal alongside the river and watch boat crews at work transporting goods, or join locals and tourists on ferries that commute between city locations. For a more unique experience, hire a long-tail boat that can explore the canals, or take a river cruise with dinner included. If you plan to spend the whole day using the ferry, consider a tourist boat ticket, which allows unlimited trips for the day and points out sites of interest. Using our world travel planner, Ayutthaya attractions like Chao Phraya River can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The river is still be used by local in transporting sand from sand mining. The boat pulls a few barges in tandem. Fishermen are also fishing in the area. During in the evening several boats turn dinin...  more »
  • You do get the see a number of different styles of traditional Thai houses and, in particular, how they deal wiith the constant flooding. You also get to pass some of the ruins of Ayutthaya and there ...  more »
  • As a tourist attraction, Chao Phraya River is not much. This “attraction” warrants my high rating because of its significance to Thailand (which Thais have never referred to as Siam), its culture, and...  more »