The Chao Phraya River is the heart of Bangkok and the riverside one of its most charismatic areas from which you can explore the city from the water or watch the world go by on its riverbanks.
Although the Chao Phraya River stretches through Bangkok, the area of most interest to visitors lies in central Bangkok, where the river borders the royal island of Rattanakosin and the opposite riverbank is full of attractions.
This part of the city is home to some of the city’s most luxurious hotels and most impressive temples, along with several other landmarks. Accessible by BTS and riverboat, getting around the riverside area is pretty easy, even for a first time visitor. Make sure that you don’t miss the opportunity to take one of Thailand’s iconic long-tail boats or perhaps opt for a more sedate cruise up to the ancient city of Ayutthaya.
We offer just a few things to find along the river, whether you’re after a museum, a traditional Thai massage, or…
Original published: 2018-11-08 14:52:25 Read the full Bangkok News here
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