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Chao Phraya River, Bangkok
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Take a trip on the pleasant waters of Chao Phraya River, one of Thailand's major waterways. Catch sights of some of Bangkok's main architectural and historical attractions on a guided tour, and join the city's inhabitants on a cross-river ferry or water taxi, known locally as a longtail. Consider booking a day trip with one of the many companies offering excursions to the rural communities that live on the riverbank. Put Chao Phraya River into our Bangkok travel itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Bangkok.
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  • A fun way to things on display, there are boats for tourists who you let in and out at different places. Fun to do and another view from the water.
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  • Having just visited the Grand Palace we decided that a trip on the river might be a good way of getting to the Shangri La where we were going to have lunch. we were assisted by one of the many volunte...  more »
  • The river is obviously the life blood of Bangkok. From the continuous flow of rice barges, to the many tourist boats, to the water shuttle it is a bustle of activity. A ride on the river is a great wa...  more »