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Long-tail boats and restaurants on River Kwai. Khwae Yai River, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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This former garrison town, founded in the 17C to defend the border from Burmese attacks, now makes a pleasant stopping-off point before heading on to explore the region’s national parks. Unfortunately, Kanchanaburi is known mainly for the tragic events of 1942-43, in which hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives during the construction of the “death railway” and the bridge over the River Kwai, immortalised in the film by David Lean. The Death Railway Museum and the military cemetery evoke this appalling period of contemporary history.

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  • Prelude Hotel

    168/18 Moo 3, Pak-Prarck, Muang T - Kanchanaburi

    Situated in Kanchanaburi, Prelude Hotel boasts an outdoor pool, a spa and comfortable accommodation with views of the mountains. Free WiFi access in all rooms and free private parking on-site are offered. It is 5 km from The Bridge of the River Kwai ..

  • Banbor Resort

    101/10 Sangchuto road Prakprae T - Kanchanaburi

    Banbor Resort is located 4.5 km from War Cemetery and Kanchanaburi Railway Station. It offers air-conditioned rooms with free WI-Fi. Situated 5 km from River Kwai Bridge, the resort features free private parking. Rooms come with cable TV, seating ar..

  • Hotel Kan

    59/18 Moo1 T.Thalor, A.Thamuang T - Kanchanaburi

    Hotel Kan offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi. An 8-minute drive from Kanchanaburi Railway Station and War Cemetery, the hotel is equipped with a 24-hour front desk, karaoke facilities and meeting rooms. The hotel is a 13-minute drive from ..

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