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Along the Chao Praya

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Over Bangkok

DRONE HOMiE

You'll get an amazing bird's eye view of Bangkok's modern central business district by contributor Drone Home.  Shot along the Chao Praya river, you will see many of the 70 buildings of at least 150 meters (around 500 ft.) in height as of that time.  As a skyline ranking measure, that puts it at #15 on a worldwide ranking of cities by that measure, ahead of Toronto, Miami, Melbourne, and Houston, among other cities with notable skylines around the world.     

60 Second Tour of Bangkok

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BANGKOK FROM THE SKY

Ben Freely

Check out this short but epic drone video of Bangkok, Thailand, compliments of top contributor Ben Freely.  Opening with a shot of one of the Thai capital's many Buddhist temples, the video will take you all over this bustling metropolis, now one of the largest and most dynamic cities in the world.  You will be taken over more of the city's famous cultural landmarks and will also be able to see some of the city's newer infrastructure, such as the Bhumipol Bridge over the Chao Praya River.  

Bangkok from Above

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Bangkok from above

Worldpitou

Bangkok is Thailand's largest city and its capital.  It lies in the south of the main (non-peninsular) part of the country, at the head of the Gulf of Thailand.  The skyline of the city has followed its population boom and it now is one of the more impressive skylines in the world.  In this video, contributor Worldpitou takes us on a tour of this budding world city with a metropolitan population of over 15 million; the aerial views of the city's skyscrapers are amazing. 

Biayoke Tower II and More

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Bangkok: The Color of the City

Garry Studio

For a quick 60 second aerial tour of Thailand's capital city Bangkok, try this drone video by Garry Studio.  The video begins with an epic shot of Biayoke Tower II, the 309 meter (just a bit over over 1k ft.) hotel skyscraper which was the second tallest building in the city as of 2018.  From there the video takes you around other parts of the city, whose color patterns make it such a unique looking metropolis,  with one of the most impressive skylines in Southeast Asia.  

Bangkok at Sunset

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Sunset over Bangkok's West - Filmed with a Phantom Drone

Roderich

Contributor Roderich used a DJI drone to create this amazing aerial view of the skyline of Bangkok, Thailand at sunset.  While the city is considerably younger than many of the cities in northern Thailand, it has grown into a behemoth.  It's home to over 15 million people, or roughly one in every six people in the country.  Its skyline began to mushroom in the 1990's, and today it rivals Kuala Lampur, Singapore, and other large cities in Southeast Asia. 

Wat Arun Temple

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Wat Arun Temple, Bangkok

Roderich

Given that Thailand has the second largest Buddhist population in the world (after China) it's perhaps not surprising that one of the landmarks in its capital city would be a temple.  And so it is.  The centuries-old Wat Arun sits in the Bangkok Yai district in the heart of the great city of the same name, a bit downstream from its newer skyscraper-laden areas.  Contributor Roderich gives us this great aerial view of the magnificent Buddhist landmark on the Chao Phraya River.

Bhumipol Bridge

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Bhumibol Bridge from above - Bangkok Drone DJI Mavic Pro 4K

Worldpitou

Contributor Worldpitou created this beautiful drone video of Bangkok's Bhumibol Bridge, one of the most advanced bridge designs in the world.  Also known as the Industrial Ring Road Bridge, it crosses the Chao Praya River in two separate spots, with one span over just over 700 meters and one just under 600 meters.  Opened in 2006, it forms part of a gigantic infrastructure investment program to alleviate Bangkok's legendary traffic issues caused by the city's explosive growth.  

Asiatique: The Riverfront

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Bangkok Asiatique Mekong River

Styfly I STUDIO

Contributor Styfly Studio created this beautiful drone video of one of the most recognized of the newer landmarks of Bangkok, Thailand.  It's called Asiatique: The Riverfront, and it's a large open air mall which opened in the Thai capital city in 2012.  It occupies a site on the Chao Praya River which had fallen into disuse. Its signature is the Asiatique Sky ferris wheel; standing 60 meters (200 ft.) tall, it's one of the tallest in Southeast Asia.  

Bangkok from Benjakiti Park

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Benjakiti Park, Bangkok, Thailand

Roderich

Contributor Roderich used the vantage point of Bangkok's Benjakiti Park to create this amazing drone video of the Thai capital city's impressive skyline.  With a metropolitan population of over 15 million, Bangkok (as you will see in the video) has built a skyline commensurate with its status as one of the great cities of Asia.  Based on the number of tall buildings, this city on the Chao Phraya is amongst the top 15 cities in the world, just ahead of Toronto and Kuala Lampur as of 2018.  

State Tower

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Supernatural Delight in Bangkok

DRONE HOMiE

Contributor Drone Homie created this beautiful aerial look at State Tower, one of the most well known skyscrapers in Thailand.  Completed in 2001, the 247 meter (just over 800 ft.) the 63 story mixed-use structure features a five star hotel, condos, retail, and office space.  It's distinguished by a gold dome on its rooftop, which also features the world's tallest open-air restaurant, the Sirocco.   At the time that it opened, the tower was the second tallest in Thailand.  

Rama IX Bridge and More

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Foggy day in Bangkok

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As is often the case with river cities, some of the most important landmarks in the Thai capital Bangkok are its bridges.  The burgeoning metropolis is now home to a dozen bridges which span the Chao Praya River running through the middle of the city.  In this video by contributor MHz, you'll get a great aerial view of the Rama IX Bridge beginning at about the :20 mark.  Completed in 1987, it was the city's first cable-stayed bridge. It connects the Yan Nawa and Rat Burana Districts.

Bhumipol Bridge by Drone

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DJI Mavic Pro Industrial bridge Bangkok 4K video 1

Gio_r1

Contributor Gio_r1 created this beautiful drone video of Bangkok's Bhumibol Bridge, one of the most advanced bridge designs in the world.  It crosses the Chao Praya River in two separate spots, connecting the southern portion of Bangkok with a neighboring province.  The bridge opened in 2006, as part of a gigantic Industrial Ring Road project which was designed to reduce the epic traffic jams in the Thai capital city. In 2018, the bridge was featured in a program on the Discovery Channel.  

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