Saturday, February 16, 2013

ASIATIQUE The Riverfront Bangkok

ASIATIQUE The Riverfront (เอเชียทีค เดอะ ริเวอร์ฟร้อนท์)

Opening Hours: 17:00-midnight 
Location: Chareonkrung Soi 74-76 
How to get there: The easiest and fastest way to get there is via boat. Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin and jump on the free shuttle at the end of the pier. It only takes ten minutes, and the boat runs until 23:00. Taxis are not recommended as the traffic can be terrible in this area. 

Asiatique the Riverfront is the largest riverfront shopping venue in Asia. Located on Charoen Krung Road, the shopping venue has a 300-meter stretch facing the Chao Phraya River, with a total of 80,000 square meters of usable space. It is built under the Life Museum concept, taking visitors back to the past, while decorations combine the hints of modern living. The design of Asiatique was influenced by the architectural style during the reign of His Majesty King Rama V, indicating the rise of the era in the past. Charoen Krung was the main trading venue in that period.

Monday, December 13, 2010



Bangkok or Krung Thep which means the City of Angels was constructed in 1782, 221 years ago. With a population of approximately 10 million, Bangkok is a balance of traditions and impulses of a cosmopolitan life.

Visitors may well remember Bangkok for temples so fine and the magnificence of the King's Grand Palace. For certain others, Bangkok advocates an exciting nightlife with an extensive choice of entertainment set against time old markets. Most visitors perceive Bangkok as a shopping paradise and a fast-emerging Asian capital.

Bangkok is highly appreciated for its wide choice of restaurants, from authentic street-side eateries to a number of fine dining establishments. In addition to probably the best nightlife in Asia. The wide choice of accommodation, from high end international hotels to guesthouses meets the demands of all travelers. In terms of relaxation - Bangkok has seen a huge development of Spas and wellness centers as well as medical facilities of Western Standards.

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