Chao Phraya River is a major river in Thailand, with its low alluvial plain forming the centre of the country. It flows through Bangkok and then into the Gulf of Thailand.

The Chao Phraya River begins at the confluence of the Ping and Nan rivers at Nakhon Sawan (also called Pak Nam Pho) in Nakhon Sawan province.

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The Chao Phraya River then splits into the main course and the Tha Chin river.

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The Tha Chin River is the major distributary of the Chao Phraya River.

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Chao Phraya River is a major transportation artery. A vast network of ferries and water taxis, known as long tails, ferry locals and tourists up and down the river, connecting with the city's main sights.

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Chao Phraya River in the night

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Bangkok City is on the bank of Chao Phraya River in the night

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Chao Phraya River is flowed from the north to the south of Thailand with the length 372km. Chao Phraya River is also flowed through the center of Bangkok capital, this famous river is still called “the river of kings”. The biggest cities of Thailand is located mainly nearby this Chao Phraya River, among Bangkok make Chao Phraya River become very famous and it also creates the thickest canal transport system for Bangkok capital.

In the Chao Phraya River has a lot of the boats so that it is easy for the tourist to choose a vehicle to cruise in this river such as junks, ferry-boats, water taxi, Chao Phraya Express or hydrofoil with the very reasonable prices.

Cruising to explore the legendary Chao Phraya River is the most fantastic activity in Bangkok, while you are sitting on the boat you will be heart about the history, the culture, the architecture of the pagodas, the palaces which are built nearby Chao Phraya River, the tower with the length 76m is built on the bank of this beautiful river. You are also seen a lot of the different kinds of fish while cruising in the Chao Phraya River.

Beside the high towers, houses, buildings, hospitals which are built on two sides of Chao Phraya River’s bank is this river has many the famous and beautiful bridges such as Rama VI bridge, Rama VIII bridge, Rama IX bridge, Phra Pin-klao bridge, Mega bridge….

Chao Phraya River became the legend with Thailand because it brings a lot of the benefits for this country among the biggest benefit is about the tourism, and perhaps anyone who did travel Thailand one time is they prefer to come back to visit this beautiful country again.

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