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Tham Kra Sae Bridge, Kanchanaburi

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Learn about the tragic World War II history of Tham Kra Sae Bridge. The bridge makes up a small part of the 415 km (228 mi) Burma Railway or "Death Railway," built with the forced labor of Allied prisoners of war in extreme conditions. Many of these POWs died during the construction, and the bridge serves as a testament to the horrors of those times, with trains still operating on the tracks. In addition to the bridge itself, there is a small Buddhist shrine inside a picturesque cave near the bridge. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Tham Kra Sae Bridge and many more Kanchanaburi attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kanchanaburi travel itinerary maker.
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  • One of the places one will see the old wooden structures making the train journey possible, also a cave with a buddhist temple inside. Again many eating houses and a market selling some good stuff inc...  more »
  • This is part of what made history. The cute station of the same name reminded me of the railway station of Fiddler on the roof !  more »
  • Until the bridge between the parked cars are lined with small souvenir shop. Facing the bumping River Bridge. We went sightseeing, walking this bridge through the train sometimes. On the way to the left Cave. Not big entrances, but during Buddha image is enshrined. Walk inside the cave a little dead end advance until you can walk freely. It was where the atmosphere of the mysterious trains wooden bridges made of iron. I like more than the bridge over the River Kwai.
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