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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.

Cultural and historical landmarks in the Old Town that you may have forgotten

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The Old Town is one of Bangkok’s most significant tourist draws, home to the some of the country’s most striking landmarks such as The Grand Palace, Wat Po and a spate of museums and galleries. The area, however, also boasts a number of other cultural gems apart from these guidebook staples; attractions that remain untainted by…

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Best things to do around Wat Mangkorn

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Delicious street food, golden shrines, and a charming local community are what brings tourists to Yaowarat, Bangkok’s famed Thai-Chinese neighborhood. For years, getting to Yaowarat required sitting in congested traffic, mainly due to construction work on the subway line running through the area. But with the recent inauguration of the Wat Mangkorn MRT station, a…

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New Ways of Life

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This year, Bangkok Design Week is focused on the potential for alternative ways of living Explore possibilities for the way we can live at Bangkok Design Week 2020 (BKKDW), now ongoing in the Charoen Krung neighbourhood of Bangrak district until Feb 9. BKKDW 2020, under the theme “Resilience: New Potential For Living”, invites visitors to…

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Everything You Need to Know About Bangkok’s Galleries’ Night 2020

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Organized by the Embassy of France in Thailand, Galleries’ Night returns for its 7th consecutive edition, this time with more than 70 galleries and 250 Thai and international artists taking part. And because Galleries’ Night 2020 will be held on the 14th and 15th of February, this year’s event slogan is “Love is in the…

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Top spots to see street art in Bangkok

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Street art may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of Bangkok. But if you look closely, you’ll notice that the city is plastered with urban graffiti, from professionally painted murals to bold and vibrant tags. Over the last few years, street art in Bangkok has become more popular, mainly due…

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Why the Chao Phraya River is now the coolest place to be in Bangkok

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Want the best of the Thai capital? Head to its watery artery, where new openings are making it the hottest spot in town. With floating markets and glittering city views, the Chao Phraya River has always been one of Bangkok’s must-sees, but until recently it hasn’t been entirely… well, cool. However, that’s now changing quicker than…

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TCEB unveils 2020 Strategy

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TCEB Unveils 2020 Strategy, Making Headway to Turn Thailand into Global Exhibition Mecca Mr. Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya, President, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB, disclosed that the expedition of Thailand’s international exhibition industry in 2020 under the “Exhibition Redefined; 360๐ Exhibition Success”, which was formulated by TCEB, and the hosting of The 86th…

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At the crossroads of history

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Visit the areas south of Ayutthaya and learn about the city’s cosmopolitan past The ancient city of Ayutthaya was surrounded by rivers — the Lop Buri on the north side, the Pa Sak on the east side and the Chao Phraya on the remaining sides. South of the city island, known in Thai as Koh…

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A guide to living the good life on Phra Athit Road

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Just around the corner from Khaosan, Phra Athit Road has always been a happening hood. Thanks to a perfect mix of cafes, restaurants, live music, fresh bars, historic sites and picturesque riverside views, this charming strip has us coming back again and again.

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What to see in Bangkok’s Creative District

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Once considered ‘old Bangkok’, the historic riverside neighbourhoods of Bang Rak and Khlong San are today synonymous with contemporary art galleries, design boutiques, independent start-up businesses and a thriving food scene. Now known as Bangkok’s Creative District this previously overlooked pocket of the city is home to a new generation of artists, makers and entrepreneurs,…

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Bangkok Flow

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Bangkok’s Creative District, which surrounds the new Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya River, brings locals, visitors and visionaries together to shape the future of the city. The chao phraya river threads through my childhood memories, its broad silty waters curling through rice pad- dies in the countryside before drifting past the burgeoning skyline…

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How art is helping to regenerate Bangkok’s old buildings

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Historic buildings throughout Bangkok are re-emerging from years of dereliction to host new art galleries and creative endeavors. Here are their stories. When the bright blue doors closed on the Arthorn Suksa school in mid-2017, Charoenkrung locals could have been forgiven for thinking the 120-year-old building would make way for yet another condo. Fast-forward two…

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