Attractions in Bangkok

Charoenrat 31 Bridge

Bridges in Bangkok

This bridge was built across the south city moat known as Pak Khlong Talat. It was paired with Chaloem Sawan 58 Bridge. Located across the city moat in the north. King Rama VI gave contribution equal to his age to build the bridge for public use, in the occasion of his birthday anniversary in 1910, which was also the first year of his Reign.

The bridge officially opened in 1911 and named Charoenrat 31. It was the first bridge with the name Charoen. It is a reinforced concrete bridge with semicircle walls decorated with relief of tiger, symbol of wild tigers corps founded by King Rama VI in the same year. Inscription of the bridge’s name is surrounded by European floral design.

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