Tha Tien Pier was one of the liveliest markets and piers in the past, with an origin dating back to the establishing period of Bangkok. Early settlers from China and Vietnam established their homes in this area. Today its historic community maintains the original style of architecture and becomes a fascinating cultural tourism destination. Visitors love to explore the mesmerizing landscape next to Chao Phraya River and indulge themselves at many restaurants and cafés. The old town is surrounded by various cultural heritage sites such as Wat Pho, Museum Siam, Wat Phra Kaew, Sanam Luang, Wat Arun, and the ancient Wichaiprasit Fort.