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Bridge Over the River Kwai: Tours & Tickets

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Allied prisoners of war during World War II were forced to build the 258-mile Death Railway by Japanese forces. About a hundred thousand conscripted Asian labourers and 16,000 prisoners of war died on the whole project.
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I was expecting more of a historic site, and what I found was an overcrowded tourist trap. In my opinion, the experience of walking back and forth on the bridge is nothing special, just like a staged tourist attraction, the market next to it is the same as any other market, and
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Visited the famous bridge at night and walked over to the other side and back. Nice and cool and not nearly as crowded as during the day and you don't have to be cautious of the train that goes over the bridge during the day either.
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Nowadays it’s just another rail bridge, which is open to public, it does have historical importance with connection to world war and prisoners of war. Good for history buffs, decent attraction for the rest.
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Was the highlight of our holiday .the tour operator was brilliant and gave us time to look about so so sad. The graves were looked after fantastically. Would recommend a visit to anyone
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The train ride to the famous site was so good. It wasn’t speeding by so we were able to take in all the points of interest pointed out by our guide, amazingly the Train slowed down and sometimes to a stop to see some of the places ,I loved the fact that at one point I could
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