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Bangkok River is regularly featured by the national, regional and international media. Travel writers and bloggers visit the Chao Phraya River throughout the year to write articles about where to stay and what to do for travelers looking to discover the real Bangkok. You will find a selection here.

The Bangkok you don’t know

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Last year, Bangkok attracted 21.5 million visitors, making it the world’s most popular travel destination. So it can pay explore the city’s lesser-known quarters. Here’s our list of the best things to see to get away from the crowds. Thonburi: The old capital “On this side of the river you get the best views of Bangkok…

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Bangkok River video

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With so many things to explore on the Chao Phraya River, join our two couples as they move from sun-up to sun-down, from north to south along Bangkok River.

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First step towards Bangkok becoming World Design Capital

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I’ve never seen Charoen Krung district, which was the main site for Bangkok Design Week, look so vibrant and cool. Over the past two weeks, a large number of visitors, mostly young and chic, have thronged the once sleepy area that is now a creative hub. A major attraction was the old building that once…

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Polo, Pimm’s and Pachyderms Kick off the 15th Annual King’s Cup Elephant Polo Tournament

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Bangkok, March 9th: The 2017 King’s Cup Elephant Polo tournament kicked off today on the banks of Bangkok’s mighty Chaophraya River. The opening day offered a spectacle of seasoned elephant polo players, a traditional Thai parade, Thailand’s last elephant spirit men and the stars of the event – 25 rescued street elephants.

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Colour your Bangkok experience with a stroll through the city’s vibrant creative hub

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The whirling waters of the Chao Phraya River have long been a symbol of Bangkok, and the evolution of the riverbank has lured young artists and entrepreneurs to the area too, bringing an artistic element into the mix, which has seen the area experience a cultural and creative boom, making it one of the most…

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Everything you need to know about the inaugural Bangkok Design Week 2018

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This is Bangkok’s largest-ever festival focusing on creative design Slated to run for nine days (27 Jan to 4 Feb), Bangkok Design Week will feature 230 showcases and exhibitions from more than 500 designers and entrepreneurs, not to mention a wide selection of creative activities and markets. The festival will take place at multiple venues…

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Thailand’s push for market share: a united approach

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Bangkok goes from strength to strength with its Bangkok River Partners alliance. It is most attractive to international event planners when they see stakeholders in a destination working together, especially when a destination can generate meaningful content collaboratively. If you cannot remember the last time you held a meeting or incentive along Bangkok’s Chao Phraya…

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曼谷風格 生活的究極美學

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曼谷現在最流行什麼?三個旅行曼谷一定要知道的關鍵字──河岸創意街區、生活風格市集、個性咖啡館,跟著關鍵字走進曼谷的大小街巷,看見曼谷人繽紛多彩的創意活力,以五感細品曼谷人的生活美學。

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Groups seek to make Bangkok ‘walkable’

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“Bang Rak, with a score of 59 out of 100, is ranked first on the list of GoodWalk districts, while Pathumwan is in second place. The top road in terms of “walkability”, out of all 963 roads assessed, is Ratchawong with a score of 33.

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Old is cool at the River of Kings

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A NEW high-speed luxury water taxi, the sleek X2, slices through the choppy Chao Phraya river, zipping past traditional longtail boats and passenger ferries. Funky, retro shops blend in harmoniously in-between vintage shophouses. Taking shape on the river’s edge is the much-anticipated gigantic shopping complex, IconSiam.

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Why the Creative District on Bangkok’s Charoen Krung road is the hottest place to be

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The southern section of Bangkok’s Charoen Krung road – a 150-year-old thoroughfare that follows the Chao Phraya River – was home to the city’s first tramline. The area declined after the early 20th century, but of late, new galleries, restaurants and bars have brought a new life here.

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Highlights am Chao Phraya Fluss

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Die gesamte gegend rund um den “fluss der könige” entwickelt sich enorm. Es gibt mittlerweile viele neue entertainment-, shopping- und kreativ-viertel. Um einen schnellen überblick zu bekommen, fasst eine neue webseite die attraktionen perfekt zusammen.

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