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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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  • if in the area by all means go to bridge. Expect an area full of tour groups and trinkets but imagine the heat and having to work as a pow with out your bottle of water.  more »
  • A calm and peaceful river, a soothing comfortable breeze, a view of the distant mountains, greener surroundings and you are with your San Miguel... That's my idea of relaxing weekend. And, River Kwai ...  more »
  • It's pretty, but a little disappointed by the whole done around this River Bridge. Do not 200km detour to come visit, but if you're in the area, it's worth to look anyway.
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