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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  • With its history and the river of the same name. Long bridge showing the River below. The crossing by train is impressive. Near the bridge, there is a restaurant and a market (clothing, coco, jewelry and even paying toilets 4-star)
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  • very nice deck with beautiful view and the passage of the train top bonus, a moment unforgettable, at the same time make the visit of the Museum and the cemetery!
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  • Very enjoyable tour. The guide Lonn Thou was very knowledgable and helpful throughout the day. We have just retuned from Thailand and this was one of our favourite tours.  more »
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