The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration prepares to promote the world-winning Ong Ang Canal as a new tourist destination after the Covid crisis.

BMA promotes canal tourism in Bangkok continuously via facebook group “Leave love into the canal” and on the website www.prbangkok.com menu bar “Klong Suay Nam Sai” including hashtags # Facing the canal That invites everyone to use the hashtag every time they share good stories about the canals in Bangkok. This will be an impetus to take care of “Beautiful Canals, Nam Sai” occurring throughout the capital.

In addition to taking care of the people during the epidemic of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 or the new wave of COVID-19. Bangkok (Bangkok) has also carried out tourism activities. to prepare to welcome tourists when the epidemic situation subsides In particular, the national agenda of raising the canals in Bangkok as one of the main trends in leisure in the capital, the BMA is accelerating to make the landscape more orderly and beautiful. Each canal has its own strengths that can cater to the interests of each group. And these are the canals that many people want to pin before traveling. The world’s landmark canal

It was a beautiful success and became a model for improving the canal landscape throughout Bangkok for “Klong Ong Ang”, which has now become a famous tourist destination among Thais and foreign tourists. In addition to the tidy and shady environment with green areas. It is also included with many tourism activities. both addicted to art and street art that stretches on both sides See the way of life of the ancient canal community The fitness area is open for kayaking and sub-boarding. There are also festivals and events that continue throughout the year.

Above all, the Canal’s global landmark is the 2020 Asian Townscape Awards from the United Nations Human Settlement Program (UN-HABITAT), which demonstrates the improvement of the landscape with Consistency with the conservation and promotion of community identity


Community life canal history and culture

“Klong Bangkok Noi” and “Klong Bangkok Yai” are two canals of Thonburi area that are connected in many dimensions charmingly. The two sides of the canal area is not only one of Bangkok’s old residential and commercial districts. but incorporating the importance of the nation’s history and culture It is the location of many important places. Along the Bangkok Noi canal, there are both the National Museum. Royal Barge Ansaurish Sunnah Mosque Wat Suwannaram Ratchaworawihan Along the Bangkok Yai canal, also known as “Khlong Bang Luang” has many important temples. whether it is Wat Intharam Worawihan Wat Chantharam Worawihan Wat Ratchakhrua Worawihan Wat Pak Nam Phasi Charoen and Wat Apsorn Sawan Worawihan. There is also a Talad Phlu community known for its legendary restaurants and street food. Including famous Chinese shrines such as Guan Yu Shrine, Chao Por Phra Ploeng Shrine and Chao Mae Aniao Shrine


green canal

“Khlong Phadung Krung Kasem” is well known and famous for being an event area and selling products to the public. But recently, this canal is being renovated in a big way, which Bangkok means to be another landmark canal in terms of green space. ready to fulfill the lifestyle of the local people and become a new tourist destination

One of the most striking green canals is “Klong Chong Nonsi” that not only adjusts the landscape but also came with the construction of Khlong Chong Nonsi Park This is Thailand’s first canal ecological restoration project. It is also Bangkok’s first canal development in the form of a canal park or Linear Park.


eco-tourism canal

Another destination that canal lovers must visit is the canal in Bang Khun Thian district. that can connect tourism to the seashore The ecotourism route starts from “Khlong Sanam Chai” has important landmarks such as the monument of Khun Kala with around 300 macaque monkeys and Bowon Prachanan Park. Next to “Khlong Pittayalongkorn” there is a temple of Luang Pho Tao that must be visited. Then enter the atmosphere of the mangrove forest to the end at the 28th and 29th area to see the beauty of the green plants and the Gulf of Thailand.

Canal for commuting ready for tourism

For “Khlong Saen Saep”, which is considered an important canal that has been used primarily for transportation for a long time. Not only has been developed in the field of waste management. cleanliness increasing the quality of water and improving the landscape on both sides of the canal only. Currently, Bangkok sees the possibility in tourism dimensions such as the Bandon Mosque Pier, Wattana District, which is about to develop the area along the abandoned canal into a garden and an area for organizing future activities

A canal of kindness that flows with cooperation

The development of the canal as a sustainable tourist attraction would be due to the cooperation of many sectors. Especially groups of people who have love for various canals around Bangkok, such as the Khlong Fang Thanon Canal Conservation Club. with more than 20,000 members who have sent representatives to take part in the development of tourism routes from the canal on the Thonburi side to the canal in Bang Khun Thian This is an example of a strong community partnership with the government.

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