River City Shopping Complex
|Location||Si Phraya Pier, Bangkok, Thailand|
|Opening date||1 December 1984 |
|Developer||Italthai Group and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group|
|Management||Chao Phraya Development Corporation|
|Owner||Italthai Group and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group|
|Total retail floor area||47,567 m2 (total retailed area)|
|No. of floors||4|
|Parking||For about 500 cars|
River City Bangkok Shopping Center is Asia's premier arts and antiques shopping center in Bangkok, Thailand. It is located alongside the Chao Phraya River on the Si Phraya Pier near many leading 5-star hotels such as The Oriental, The Peninsula Bangkok, Shangri-la Hotel, Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel, Millennium Hilton Bangkok. Its location is accessible by both car and boat.
Tenants of River City Bangkok are 60% art and antique shops, 20% lifestyle shops specialized in leatherwork, silk, tailored suit, furniture and home décor and 20% restaurants and cafes totaling to 160 shops. The four floors of salable and exhibition areas have been arranged into categories of goods and services.
1st and 2nd floor will be lifestyle and dining zone with numerous specialty shops such as silk, tailored suit, spa, furniture and home décor including restaurants and cafes by the river.
RCB ARTERY zone is equipped to hold various kinds of event while RCB GALLERIA on the 2nd floor is suited for gallery-style art exhibition.
3rd and 4th floor are the core strength of the complex showcasing art and antique shops, the best in Asia. It’s the reason why the River City Bangkok has been well-known as “The Living Museum” among art collectors around the world. It’s the only place where one can appreciate genuine and rare art objects as if one were in the world’s renowned museum with an exception that these items are available to be purchased. This is the prime reason why many art connoisseurs and collectors around the world frequent the River City Bangkok every year.
River City Auction (RCB Auctions)
Established on July 1985, Riverside Auction House is a member of the Chaophaya Development Corporation Limited. It is the Thailand’s leading operating auction house for arts and antiques. Every first Saturday of the month for the past 30 years, it has been the place to hold many prestigious auctions with the total of 367 auctions, 80,000 transactions and over 700 million baht in total sales, the largest collection of arts and antiques in South East Asia. Every item has been examined and certified by a panel of experts from the Association for Propagation and Promotion of Object D’Art.
River City Pier
River City Bangkok is one of the most comprehensive tourist destination featuring “Boat/Cruise Tour Center” with 3 standard qualified piers serving Bangkok’s best dinner cruises such as Wonderful Pearl, Chaophraya Cruise, Chaophraya Princess, White Orchid, Wan-Fah, and Apsara. There is also an exclusive pier for shuttle boat service to transport tourists to and from the leading hotels and condos along the river. Also available is ‘Blue flag’ Chaophraya Tourist Boat exclusively for tourists as well as the cultural tour along the river from Bangkok to Ayutthaya during the day.