Whether you want to visit temples, do some shopping or just sit back and watch life unfold in front of you, there are plenty of things to do along the Chao Phraya.
Bangkok’s newest night market and entertainment center is right on the river south of Chinatown. Whether you want to do some souvenir shopping or grab dinner with a view, head here.
The Flower MarketWhile you may not be able to take any of the thousands and thousands of beautiful flowers you see here home with you, you’ll at least be able to enjoy walking through this 24 hour market, which spans a couple of city blocks and starts just north of Memorial Bridge.
Wat ArunBangkok’s iconic temple, also known as the Temple of Dawn, just across the river from the Grand Palace, is a sight to behold. The corn cob prangs and Khmer-style architecture set it apart from other wats and many consider the most beautiful temples in the city. Visit Wat Arun to see the grounds and the architecture close up but make sure to find a place across the river at sunset or sunrise for the best view.
Thailand's number one tourist scam, so no matter what anyone tells you, remember that the Grand Palace is open every day!