The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) decided to open the Khlong Ong Ang walking street every weekend starting on October 15 to help boost tourism and help locals earn income.
Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang said that the walking street will be accessible to tourists every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 3pm to 8pm.
Governor Aswin added that the Khlong Ong Ang walking street will operate under strict control measures — meaning all vendors will undergo a weekly Covid-19 test. They will also be required to clearly display their identification and test results, The Nation reported.
A 30-minute kayaking experience down the canal will
Tourists can also enjoy a 30-minute kayaking trip down the canal. The authorities have set aside 15 kayaks and queue cards can be picked up at the pier opposite Saphan Lek Square, near Damrongsathit Bridge. The service wraps up at 7pm.
Apart from shopping and kayaking, visitors can also enjoy concerts, plays and art exhibitions.
Source: The Nation
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