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Kanchanaburi

(3.7/5 based on 10,000+ reviews for top 30 attractions)
Things to do: museums, historic sites, wildlife areas
The capital city of an eponymous province, Kanchanaburi is a pleasant town with lively markets and a good selection of restaurants. Popular things to do in Kanchanaburi involve tours of the man-made and natural sites of great significance, including buildings and memorials related to the Japanese occupation of Thailand during World War II. The surrounding national parks feature animal conservation areas and boast many waterfalls, rivers, and cave systems that make Kanchanaburi vacations popular with nature lovers. When using our Thailand travel itinerary planner, you're building your holiday based on your own interests, visitor reviews, and the informed opinions of our well-traveled writers.
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Where to stay in Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi town center offers plenty of comfortable hotels, with pricier ones located right on the banks of the River Kwai. Move away from the river to take advantage of a drastic drop in prices for rooms offering much the same level of comfort and facilities provided by the city's riverside alternatives. Explore the rural areas for budget hotels, quirky rental apartments, and guesthouses making use of their scenic surroundings.
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