along the Chao Phraya River
cruise along the legendary Chao Phraya River and some canals on the Thon
Buri side is the most pleasant way to explore the city once dubbed
‘Venice of the East’. The majestic charm of the Chao Phraya adds
perspective to your exploration of the city’s premier attractions.
Tourists can book such a tour through travel agents or rent a boat at Tha
Chang, a pier near the Grand Palace.
boxing is both a sport and means of self-defence. Contestants are allowed
to use almost any part of their body: feet, elbows, legs, knees, and
shoulders. The playing of traditional music during bouts makes even
greater excitement. There are two venues in Bangkok for this type of
Nok Road, open every Monday and Wednesday at 6.00 p.m., Thursday at 5.00
and 9.00 p.m., and Sunday at 4.00 and 8.00 p.m.
IV Road, every Tuesday and Friday at 6.00 p.m. and Saturday at 5.00 p.m.
the amusement parks in major department stores, the following are
extensive fun lands with beautiful landscaping and many kinds of toys:
Sukhaphiban 2 Road, Minburi. This features fun toys, an extensive man-made
sea and towering water slides. Open from 10.00 a.m. - 6.00 p.m. (weekdays)
and 9.00 a.m. - 7.00 p.m. (weekends). Admission fee: Baht200
Km.7 of Rangsit-Ongkharak Road. Open daily from 10.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. On
holidays it is open until 7.00 p.m. Admission fee: Baht270