Yodpiman Riverwalk

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Terrace of Yodpiman by Chao Phraya River in daylight.

Yodpiman Riverwalk, also written as Yodpiman River Walk, usually shortened to Yodpiman (Thai: ตลาดยอดพิมาน) is a good atmosphere community mall on the diversion of Chao Phraya River near Memorial Bridge. Yodpiman can be considered as part of Pak Khlong Talat, a largest and oldest flower market in Bangkok and Thailand.

It is located behind Pak Khlong Talat, the building has three floors in a colonial style with serving restaurants, cafés, bakeries, banks, souvenir shops, clothing stores, and there is a terrace for walks and sightseeing along the banks of the Chao Phraya River. From this terrace, looking at the opposite (Thonburi side) you can see Santa Cruz Church, ubosot (ordination hall) of Wat Prayurawongsawat and Wat Kalayanamitr, three Thai-style white pavilions that is the head office of City Law Enforcement Department, Wichai Prasit Fort and prang (Khmer-style pagoda) of Wat Arun clearly.[1]

Formerly, its location was once a warehouse and an old port that is around 50–60 years old, include used to be a flower market since 1961. Until in early 2016, it has been upgraded to a new landmark of Rattanakosin Island and Chao Phraya River.[2] [3]

Moreover, Yodpiman Riverwalk is also a pier for Chao Phraya Express Boat with designated pier number N6/1, it can be considered as a pier in the middle between Rajinee (N7) and Memorial Bridge Piers (N6).[4] From here you can take a boat to other nearby attractions such as Tha Tian, Wat Pho etc.

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  1. ^ "ชวนไปเดินชิลริมน้ำ : "ยอดพิมาน ริเวอร์วอล์ก" คอมมูนิตี้มอลล์วิวแม่น้ำเจ้าพระยา ที่น่าไปเช็คอินสุดๆ" [Invite to stroll on the waterfront: "Yodpiman River Walk" Chao Phraya River community mall view, that should go to check in]. Chillpainai (in Thai). 2016-04-03.
  2. ^ ""ยอดพิมานริเวอร์ วอล์ค" ตลาดดอกไม้ในตึกริมน้ำ ปั้นโกดังเก่าเป็นแลนด์มาร์กแห่งใหม่เกาะกรุงรัตนโกสินทร์" ["Yodpiman River Walk" flower market in waterside building, create an old warehouse as a new landmark, Rattanakosin Island]. Manager Online (in Thai). 2016-02-05.
  3. ^ "เดินเล่นท่าเรือริมน้ำเจ้าพระยา ท่ามหาราช ยอดพิมาน เอเชียทีค เดอะ ริเวอร์ฟร้อนท์" [Stroll along the Chao Phraya waterfront piers, Tha Maharaj, Yodpiman, Asiatique: The Riverfront]. Star-traveller.com (in Thai).
  4. ^ "เรือด่วนเจ้าพระยา: เรือด่วนเจ้าพระยา" [Chao Phraya Express Boat: Chao Phraya Express Boat]. transit Bangkok (in Thai).

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Coordinates: 13°44′30.4″N 100°29′46.7″E / 13.741778°N 100.496306°E / 13.741778; 100.496306