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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. To visit River Kwai on your trip to Kanchanaburi, use our Kanchanaburi itinerary builder.
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  • We arrived at a hotel inside the jungle where is River and realized the beauty, exoticism and grandeur of the place. My partner even with a float down 4 km floating hotel.
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  • The bridge express exists still exudes history partly from original spans. around it is crowded during the day, ayubkhan with typical knick knacks, snacks and souvenirs. You can toevoet over the bridge to the other side to the new Chinese temple and on to the Felix River kwai hotel. The bridge is also the starting point of the long rail excursion boats, and there are also a few floating Thai restaurants. And 3 x day I train in each direction that creeps over the bridge and tourists who take the most impossible selfie
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  • After seeing the movie and then be here it has its point, as all sites that have their story and then visits them. There is a small museum and close to this cemetery. The boat ride and the views are beautiful
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Where to stay in Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi town center offers plenty of comfortable hotels, with pricier ones located right on the banks of the River Kwai. Move away from the river to take advantage of a drastic drop in prices for rooms offering much the same level of comfort and facilities provided by the city's riverside alternatives. Explore the rural areas for budget hotels, quirky rental apartments, and guesthouses making use of their scenic surroundings.
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