Commonly referred to as the Venice of the East, Bangkok is one of the most thriving cities in Thailand. The Chao Phraya, the lifeblood of the city offers plenty of spectacles and attractions for those who cruise through it.
The River of Kings
Named by King Rama I, The River of Kings is being used by over 50,000 people each day as it connects several parts of the city to each other. Dotted along the banks, you’ll find sacred temples, 5-star hotels, museums and other traditional and notable structures.
There are numerous ways to explore the Chao Phraya; cruise through its gleaming waters as you admire the numerous glistening temples and other attractions along the river. Choose from a reputable cruise organiser such as Anantara Cruises, for the best way to explore the wonders of this river.
Attractions along the river
If you have a tour organized by Anantara Cruises or another similar tour operator, embark on your journey with a chilled beverage or a delectable meal as you admire some of the most popular and iconic attractions such as are Wat Arun, Wat Pho and Wat Phra Kaew.
For 150 baht, you can hop on a Tourist Boat that offers you unlimited trips to 9 piers on the Chao Phraya River. These boats operate every 30 minutes.
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