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Chao Praya River, Ayutthaya

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Known as the lifeblood of the capital city, Chao Praya 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 Praya River can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The Chao Phraya River (Mae Nam Chao Phraya) has always played a significant role within the city it flows through and remains the lifeblood of Bangkok to this very day, with passenger ferries, long-ta...  more »
  • This river isn't really the prettiest river, the water is murky and full of garbage. However.. Pros: - the express boat that runs along it is worth a trip. I would recommend (if coming from Bangkok) t...  more »
  • I have been on many rivers around the world but this does not rank as one of the most scenic ones. A cheap way to see it is to take a ferry and cycle along stopping at the nearby temples.