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Chao Phra·ya

 (chou prä-yä′)
A river of Thailand formed by the Nan and Ping Rivers and flowing about 225 km (140 mi) southward past Bangkok to the Gulf of Thailand.

Chao Phraya

(ˈtʃaʊ prəˈjɑː)
n
(Placename) a river in N Thailand, rising in the N highlands and flowing south to the Gulf of Thailand. Length: (including the headstreams Nan and Ping) 1200 km (750 miles). Also called: Menam

Chao Phra•ya

(ˈtʃaʊ prɑˈyɑ)
n.
a river in N Thailand, flowing S to the Gulf of Thailand. 150 mi. (240 km) long. Formerly, Menam.
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Noun1.Chao Phraya - a river in Thailand formed by the confluence of the Nan and Ping Rivers; flows southward past Bangkok and empties into the Gulf of Thailand
Kingdom of Thailand, Siam, Thailand - a country of southeastern Asia that extends southward along the Isthmus of Kra to the Malay Peninsula; "Thailand is the official name of the former Siam"
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Sited along Thailands Chao Phraya River in Bangkok and in close proximity to Bangkoks city centre and industrial estates, TCT is a well-established river terminal in Thailand that directly serves the hinterland in and around the capital city.
Likewise, Thailand has its Chao Phraya River system that stretches some 372 kilometers, which is farther than from Manila to Kalibo, Aklan.
What I found admirable as well is the maximized use of river taxis and express boats to explore the many historic sites and attractions located along the Chao Phraya River. Makes you wonder why our DOT doesn't utilize this same tourist allure for our own murky and smelly Pasig River.
Towering tropical plants and the smell of fresh lemongrass greet you at this tranquil hotel on the Chao Phraya river - along with the incredibly hospitable staff.
They can also discover the cultural charms of Chinatown or take a boat ride down the Chao Phraya River, which is lined with world-class shopping centres and cultural jewels.
Past and future intermingle like the waters that converge in the Chao Phraya river running through the heart of the city.
Travellers looking to tap into the zeitgeist should venture past the backpacker cocoon of Khao San Road and make their way towards nearby Phra Athit Road, a boho hangout with live music venues and restaurants near the Chao Phraya river, then make a beeline for Chinatown.
The exhibition, titled 'Up the River During Qingming - NPM New Media Art Exhibition,' is presented in River City, Bangkok, an art market center by the Chao Phraya River, until Feb.
Whilst the teams battle it out on the Chao Phraya River, on-land entertainment includes the digital dry dock rowing tournament, the Old Siam themed Ladies Day to musical concerts, champagne tents, beer gardens and much more family fun.
Iconsiam, the spectacular landmark development being constructed by the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, has confirmed that it will open on November 9 this year, with an unprecedented line-up of 14 iconic flagship stores and the largest number of the world's most premium luxury brands ever represented in a single development at opening.
'With the intensifying climate change, extreme weather will be more common, which in turn will contribute to greater impacts on a higher number of the population, especially the people living in vulnerable areas of disasters and consequences of climate change such as Mekong River Delta and Chao Phraya River Delta,' Torre said.