Asiatique The Riverfront Bangkok is a new large-scale riverside lifestyle center, located on the Chao Phraya River bank, that combines shopping, dining, sightseeing, activities and various events and houses more than 1,500 boutiques selling souvenirs, fashionable cloths, textiles, accessories and home decor items. There are more than 40 restaurants offering upscale dining in the Waterfront District, with Japanese, Italian, Thai and seafood restaurants.
As you enter from the pier you are met by the Waterfront District with alleys full of dining venues. Further back you find the shops that are housed under a huge replica warehouse complex.
Asiatique The Riverfront Bangkok is divided into 4 districts:
The Chareonkrung District is where the majority of the small boutiques are, selling souvenirs, handicrafts, clothing and jewellery, two theaters with 400 seats in each.
Town Square district covers 2,000 sq meters of outdoor area providing an international food circus zone.
Factory district is home to over 500 stores catering for all tastes and lifestyles.
Waterfront district that features a mix of dining venues and the longest riverfront pathway in Thailand stretching for over 300 meters.
There is also entertainment of the Cabaret girls from Calypso Bangkok and the life-like movements of Thai puppets featured by Joe Louis Puppet Theater.
The most convenient way to get there is via ferry shuttle. Take the BTS to Saphan Taksin station and jump on the free shuttle at the far left end of the pier where also the Hotel boats pick up their guests. The boat ride takes ten minutes, and the boat runs from 4 pm until 11 pm.