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Tham Kra Sae Bridge, Kanchanaburi

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Bridge Tourist Spot
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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  • This is a nice spot also for take pictures and make a short walk around to see the impresive landscape before getting in the train.  more »
  • We came by a car. The cave is a short walk from the parking. The cave was very busy the tourists. The views on the bridge were beautiful.  more »
  • I think if you can read more about the history of the bridge the more special you will feel while you are visiting the place. Good to see the old trains here ,enjoy the sun and relax.  more »