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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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  • Visited the Death Railway Museum, the cemetery in town (there are two), and the Bridge. The museum was excellent! Very moving and emotional. Lots of great detail and care went into creating this museu...  more »