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Amazing Views You Can Only Experience On A Bangkok River Cruise

If you choose to spend your day (or a few more) on Bangkok River tours, there will be plenty of attractions to see along the way. Here’s a few of the attractions you’re not to miss!

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Wat Arun

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On the west side of the Chao Phraya River is the Wat Arun which majestically stands out against the backdrop of the blue sky. Wat Arun is one of the city’s more famous landmarks and is best viewed at dawn (Also known as Temple of Dawn).

Bang Pa In

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Bang Pa In Palace was used as a royal palace during the 17th century. The complex is located along the Chao Phraya River, south of Ayutthaya, and the famous Thai pavilion can be seen in the middle of the lake.

Wat Niwet Thammaprawat

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The Wat Niwet Thammaprawat was built in 1878 and takes an English Gothic church style to it, complete with stained glass windows. The odd structure makes the temple one of the most distinguishing Buddhist temples in the country.

Wat Panancherng

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The Wat Panancherng is one of Bangkok’s oldest temples as it was built in 1324. The temple is home to a large Buddha statue in a seated position that was a gift by the Emperor of China.

Other Sites

Anantara Cruises / Via bangkok-cruises.anantara.com

Anantara Cruises, Thailand promises you a unique experience while sailing along Bangkok’s rivers, while you dine on the boat. Accommodation provided on board is also available for guests who don’t want to leave the waters just yet!

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