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The Chao Phraya River is the historic waterway that meanders through the center of Bangkok. Many of the city’s main sights adorn the banks of this river. Attractions on the water include a floating market, dinner cruises and boat rides. Stroll along the intriguing riverside districts for a glimpse into local cultures and traditions.
Cross a few of the major bridges that link the two sides of Bangkok. Among the highlights is the Bhumibol Bridge, in the Samut Prakan Province. Take photos of the imposing structure at night, when its lights reflect on the river. The bridge crosses two sections of the river, with an intriguing and innovative design.
View the array of temples adorning the eastern side of the river. Many of these were built by King Rama I in the 18th century, as it is said he preferred the eastern side of the city.
Note that the river was admired by such esteemed writers as Joseph Conrad and W. Somerset Maugham. It acquired nicknames as the River of Kings and Venice of the East, in reference to its many canals and tributaries.
Climb aboard a ferry to get around the city and hop off at one of the main piers. Spot kids playing in the shallower parts of the brown water, beside traditional wooden huts.
Visit some of the eclectic areas along the riverbanks. The Phra Arthit district has charming boutiques and restaurants. Purchase food and trinkets from the Thewet Market. Find colorful flowers and fruits in the Pak Khlong Flower Market near the King Rama I Memorial Bridge.
The Chao Phraya River runs through the heart of Bangkok, from the north to its southern exit into the Gulf of Thailand. Travel up and down the city on a river taxi to avoid the road traffic. See nearby sights, including the Wat Sa Khla temple, the Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo and the Erawan Museum.
This family-friendly Bangkok hotel is located on the riverfront, within 1 mi (2 km) of Sri Mariamman Temple and Iconsiam. Asiatique The Riverfront and Siam Paragon Mall are also within 3 mi (5 km). Surasak BTS Station is 10 minutes by foot and Saphan Taksin BTS Station is 12 minutes.
This family-friendly Bangkok hotel is located on the riverfront, within 1 mi (2 km) of Bangkok Riverside and Iconsiam. King Power MahaNakhon and Patpong Night Market are also within 2 mi (3 km). Saphan Taksin BTS Station is 6 minutes by foot and Surasak BTS Station is 12 minutes.
Located in Bangkok City Centre, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of River City Shopping Complex, Si Phraya Pier and Patpong Night Market. Lumpini Park and MBK Center are also within 2 mi (3 km). Sam Yan Station is 12 minutes by foot and Hua Lamphong Station is 15 minutes.
Located in Bangkok City Centre, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Patpong Night Market, Wat Hua Lamphong and King Power MahaNakhon. Thaniya Plaza and Lumpini Park are also within 15 minutes. Chong Nonsi BTS Station is 8 minutes by foot and Sam Yan Station is 10 minutes.
Located in Bangkok City Centre, this luxury hotel is steps away from River City Shopping Complex and Si Phraya Pier. Iconsiam is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) away. Hua Lamphong Station is 16 minutes by foot and Bangkok Hua Lamphong Station is 17 minutes.
This family-friendly Bangkok hotel is located on the waterfront, within 3 mi (5 km) of Iconsiam, Asiatique The Riverfront and Wat Pho. MBK Center and Wat Arun are also within 3 mi (5 km). Krung Thon Buri BTS Station is 19 minutes by foot and Saphan Taksin BTS Station is 21 minutes.
Located in Bangkok City Centre, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Lumpini Park, MBK Center and Siam Center. Pratunam Market and Temple of the Emerald Buddha are also within 3 mi (5 km). Sam Yan Station is only a 3-minute walk and Silom Station is 14 minutes.
Located in Bangkok City Centre, this hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Iconsiam, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Odeon Circle and MBK Center. Siam Center and Wat Pho are also within 3 mi (5 km). Saphan Taksin BTS Station is only a 3-minute walk and Surasak BTS Station is 9 minutes.
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