Enjoy the beautiful and interesting river sights of Bangkok, including many temples. Take a self-guided boat trip on the regular express boat on the Chao Phraya river from the Phra Athit Pier (near Khao San Road) to the Sathorn pier (BTS Taksin Bridge) or vice versa. Find a map in the sidebar >>>

Guan Yu Shrine

During the Ayutthaya period Chinese foreign traders erected this shrine for the famous Chinese general Guan Yu to serve as god and protector of the their community in Bangkok.

The general fought in the civil wars between the kingdoms of China in the second and third century and plays an important part in the classic Chinese historical novel "Romance of the Three Kingdoms", still read today and the basis for films, TV series and computer games.

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