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River Kwai

Address: Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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Ranked #7 of 32 Attractions in Kanchanaburi
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Thane, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

River water was too cold. Limited safety during the water ride. Nature wise it was good. No network connectivity.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

An amazing piece of working history. When we visited the train wasn't running. Walked the bridge and felt the diggers' pain. Worth visiting.

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blackpool
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is the second time I have visited Kanchanaburi and the River Kwai. The first I opted for an overnight stay on a floating raft hotel. That was in 2005, the year after the tsunami. This time I chose a 3 night, 4 day cruise on the R.V. River Kwai. This is an inland cruise ship built to the design... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Our driver arraigned a thai long boat from town to take us to tthe bridge over river Kwai. Half way up we stopped for a temple tour an a tour through buddhist sacred caves. After the boat continued to the docks at the bridge. An amazing adventure. Lots of exercise.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Visitors associated the place as 'the Bridge over the River Kwai'. Now the present bridge is not the same one in the movie. Therefore stand by the bridge and visualize the past and make sense of the present is difficult. The River Kwai has so much to show the visitors if time allowed. Spending few hours by driving further to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

we took a Private taxi By 2500 bth from Huahin ti Kwai river About 600 km return-trip staying there 4 hours ans saw a ) the Britge b) cementry for the soldiers c) war museum, where the original parts of the Bridge is d) river fast boets Very good program and very nice day - memorerable visit into brutal history

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Dubbo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Approached the bridge by boat and then got out. Could see where bombs had hit the pilons. A train went past whilst there and then walked over the bridge. A piece of wartime history.

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is nothing like the movie but is the real thing that the movie was based on. An amazing feat by Allied POWs during WW2

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The biggest attraction is definitely the bridge. You can cross it. You can look at the river, take photos, see the sunset, but that is it. It gets really crowded, way touristy, with some entertainment and stalls around (shop for clothes mostly, but also some souvenirs). And that is it. It gets more interesting when you combine with other related... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

With markets at one end selling everything they can, the walk over the bridge after seeing the movie was good. Not much room so be careful not to fall off. There are little of sides as you you walk over to jump on.

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