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Address: Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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The special railway that has its own history. The location is so spacious and peaceful. Should go in the morning or evening. Nearby there is the area to shopping jewelry which is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Knowing the history of the bridge I can see why you feel apart of something big. The Bridge Over The Rive Kwai Movie doesn't do it justice as you can look 300 meters farther down the river to see some of the old pylons that remain as a distant memory to the newer construction made of concreat and iron. the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The special railway that has its own history. The location is so spacious and peaceful. Should go in the morning or evening. Nearby there is the area to shopping jewelry which is the famous item of Kanchanaburi.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

To see this bridge, walk across it and experience the surroundings is not to be missed It is also possible to take a boat ride under it I also took the train journey over it which was fun and the one hour journey to wampoo viaduct is worth the trip

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

along with the history this is a beautiful area, old river meandering through the jungle, very peaceful and serene...now

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Goa, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I loved the bridge on River Kwai and the history associated with it. I was lucky to see a morning train passing by the bridge and to see the life around the river.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

The river runs along the province and goes to the huge Mae krong river to Ratburi province.You can cruise along the river to the attraction site.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

the history of the war was great the nature parks are so good in this area make sure u go there for at least 3 days and get a map of the area so much to do and see its a must go there

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

I went to the River Kwai on a day your from Bangkok. We took the train from Kanchanaburi to Wang Poa station. Passing by the River Kwai. I love history and always want to visit this plAce and the death railway. It's really quite sad . The train is old and non air conditioned. I think it's good it's left... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Stayed at Felix River Resort right on the river....wonderful to be 'on' the river. This river played such a part in our POW's life as a life blood for many.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We walked here from our guesthouse and in that heat we were struggling, it made us really think about the men who worked on the bridge, they were true heroes. The bridge is a must see. Make sure you take a hat and plenty of water although there are bars and cafes and lots of souvenir stands, we bought our... More 

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