River Kwai, Kanchanaburi

3.9
#1 of 8 in Nature in Kanchanaburi
Water Body · Nature / Park
Enjoy a feature of the landscape as famous for its history as for its natural form at River Kwai. Known for its bridge and the book and movie detailing its construction by Allied POWs under the command of the Japanese military, the river itself deserves to be explored. Take a boat tour to learn its history, and admire its breadth and significance in the natural and social histories of the region. Educational and commercial developments center around the bridge, so consider taking a trip along the water to a quieter section to enjoy the plant and animal life of the riverbanks. Take the guesswork out of planning a Kanchanaburi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.
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  • I have seen some crappy sites in my days travelling the world. The area around the Bridge on the River Kwai is a disgrace. So much junk and garbage littered about. Nobody seems to care how bad it...  more »
  • We got the 7-50am train from Thonburi BKK to Kanchanaburi arriving at 10-25 cost only 110bht staying the Tara raft Hotel absolutely beautiful views of the river, you can get the train over the river....  more »
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