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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.

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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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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