Chao Phraya River . Image: ninetyeast.co.uk Once you visit Bali or Lombok, you can continue your journey to Thailand. You can visit Bangkok. The city is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River , Bangkok (or so-called ‘Krung Thep’ by locals, is a paradox that thrilling. Thailand's capital is to maintain the old legacy opens at the same time welcoming new things with full enthusiasm. After becoming the capital for more than two centuries, Bangkok in the last 20 years has seen many changes. Skyscrapers form a new city, the SkyTrain divides the city with fast trains, and subways are also ready to take people on the move.