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Klongs, Bangkok

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#5 of 30 in Parks in Bangkok
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Take a tour of Bangkok's Klongs--the canals and waterways that crisscross the Thai capital--in a private long-tail boat. Admire the buildings which teeter on the edge of the banks, catch a glimpse of locals going about their daily lives, grab a cold beer or some refreshing fruit from a passing boat vendor, and spot the birds, fish, and other wildlife that thrive even in the heart of the city. In addition to being one of the best ways for sightseers to explore Bangkok, the klongs provide some of the quickest public transport here, avoiding the congestion that plagues the city's roads. Make Klongs a part of your Bangkok vacation plans using our Bangkok trip generator.
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  • Many proposal for the visit of the klongs course loops and often ends at Wat Arun is interesting and worth to do price: of very many touts so pay attention to the price, the correct price is 300 baht / person or a bath 1200 boat closer you are to the grand Palace is more expensive If you take the boat pou grand Palace request at your Pier the prices will be properly duration: on average an hour
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  • Actually the khlongs (canals) are numerous so make sure you research which ones meet your particular interest. eg. Floating markets: temples: wildlife (no crocodiles - well not many) order just the vi...  more »
  • You should take a trip on the Klongs typischne boats anyway, if you are in Bangkok. It's definitely an experience, but it is not recommended to take the first row of seats next to the motor. If you take a normal ship of the line, good insights into the lives of Bangkok, which are not seen by the side of the road gets in any case.
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