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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.

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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Here are the absolute best restaurants around Bangkok’s riverside and Charoenkrung

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The Bangkok riverside is home to established hotel haunts serving incredibly refined meals. In recent years, the historic Charoenkrung Road has also welcomed a slew of fun, casual yet creative restaurants.  Here are our top neighborhood picks based on BK’s annual Top Tables guide to Bangkok’s 100 best restaurants.

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Bring yourself to Bang Rak

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Behind the busy street of Charoen Krung in Bang Rak district, there are some places where you can enjoy peace and seclusion, although this part of Bangkok is known as a prime commercial area. The area was a large port and a trading hub since the early Rattanakosin era. Charoen Krung Road used to be a…

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ICONSIAM to launch event to boost Thai’s tourism

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Amazing Thailand Countdown 2019 under the theme of “The River of Prosperity” will make the New Year Celebration sensational on Monday, December 31, 2018, from 18:00 hrs. This New Year Celebration is jointly organized by the Tourism Authority of Thailand and ICONSIAM in collaboration with The ICONSIAM Superlux Residence Corporation Limited, The ICONSIAM Residences Corporation…

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IconSiam – here’s all the stuff that we care about most. It’s finally open.

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Alicia Keys is gone. The free Champagne’s been put away. Now it’s time to actually take a look inside and see what makes the B54-billion IconSiam worth traveling across the river for. This so-called “Paragon by the River” (it’s built by the same developers) is home to over 500 shops, 100 restaurants and two luxury apartment…

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Chanel presents ‘Cruise’ replica along Bangkok’s river

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Chanel on Wednesday staged a replica of its Cruise 2018-2019 collection along Bangkok’s Chao Phraya river, the first ever showing for the French fashion house in the Thai capital. Debuted in Paris in May, the show featured a massive ocean liner that was installed in the Grand Palais as a backdrop to designer Karl Lagerfeld’s…

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Can Bangkok Become an Arts Destination?

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Bangkok is renowned for street food and shopping delights as well as notorious nightlife, but the latest effort to woo tourists aims for the cultural high ground by turning the metropolis into an art gallery. An exhibition called the Bangkok Art Biennale is showcasing more than 200 pieces from dozens of artists around the world, such as…

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Upcoming festival to turn Bangkok into heart of contemporary arts

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City with ‘creative chaos’ has potential to become the region’s artistic center, says event director.   BANGKOK — The Thai capital is preparing to host a nearly four month long art festival starting Oct. 19. The Bangkok Art Biennale will be the country’s first large-scale event featuring contemporary art made possible with public and private…

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Bangkok: The Big Stopover

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The best places to eat and drink, what to see and do and where to stay in the capital of Thailand Bangkok can seem bewildering for new arrivals, what with its Bladerunner blur and infamous traffic. How to survive 48 hours? Keep it simple, and stay close to the banks of the Chao Phraya River….

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Bangkok’s latest ‘it’ spot feels like a slice of Brooklyn

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The city’s oldest quarter beside the Chao Phraya River is home to an engaging mix of fresh creative energy, modern laid-back dining and old-school Thai-Chinese enterprise. THE oldest road in Bangkok, Charoenkrung Road, has given birth to an entirely new area – the Creative District. Scattered throughout a myriad of so is and nestled amongst…

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Things to do in Charoenkrung

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The relocation of the Thailand Creative & Design Center—better known as TCDC—to Charoenkrung may be a simple move to many. It is, however, a big deal to creative types and forward-thinking entrepreneurs. The move not only exposes the neighborhood to thirty thousand TCDC members, but also introduces more creative vibes, a commercial environment and business…

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