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Stayed for 4 nights in Kanchanaburi. Walked over the bridge several times. The area around the bridge is very touristy during the day but was deserted and eerie when all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This bridge is not the exact original as it was made of wood. It has been replaced by steel but in the same design and has part of original sleepers and railway tracks. We walked the length of the bridge over the river and I prayed every step of the way for all those brave men and women that were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

There is really nothing much to see in this attraction but their oldest bridge in Thailand where this has been bombed during U.S. war. However, you can get up close to the train especially if this is running towards the train rail for you can walk if the train stops while loading for other passengers... Then by lunch, you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Stayed for 4 nights in Kanchanaburi. Walked over the bridge several times. The area around the bridge is very touristy during the day but was deserted and eerie when all the tourists and traders had gone in the evening. When walking along the bridge watch your step as it is uneven in parts and with so many people walking on... More 

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Caloundra
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We visited the bridge in the morning and enjoyed the quiet stillness. A train went by and we watched as it disappeared, thinking of the many people it has carried. Our guide told us many facts about the railway and the bridge which we found fascinating. Having watched the movie a number of times it was really special to be... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

We were here for sunrise. Very moving and beautiful place...so peacefull. The track is still in working order, and goes into Bangkok. Truly a place to visit

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Lots of people around just walking, shopping, enjoying river sights, looking for a boat or just eating red snappers. It makes your day

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canberra
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Definately a must see, walking the bridge was quite overwhelming when thinking about those that built the bridge and the history behind it. Take you time and take in the beautifl river, enjoy a cold ice coffee at one of the lovely cafes by the river and just take it all in.

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We have eaten at restaurants, visited museums, caves, and temples, enjoyed a speed boat ride, crossed the famous bridge and most recently kayaked 15km of this river. There are great little cheap accommodations with pools and riverside views for relaxing. Whatever you're looking for you can find a nice vacation here

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

had a brilliant day when me and my mate went i went on the train through the mountain and it was such a hot day what those people went through must have been hell

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Interesting to see the Bridge made famous by the movie. Unfortunately due to maintenance work we were unable to walk the entire length but still worth visiting. Usual tourist shops located nearby

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