River Kwai, Kanchanaburi

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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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  • Recently, in the last six months, all the vegetation was cut down on the south west side of the bridge so some low rent, or yet another low rent, market place - amusement spot could be set up that is ...  more »
  • To discover the Bridge of the Kwai River is to make a good in the past. The train passes at the mileu of the bridge with passers-by, so be careful, but a good time!
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