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Address: 207 Moo 11 | Tha Sao Subdistrict, Sai Yok 71000, Thailand
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Phone Number: +66 34 919 605
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A memorial dedicated to the Asian labourers and Allied prisoners of war who...

A memorial dedicated to the Asian labourers and Allied prisoners of war who suffered and died constructing and maintaining the Burma-Thailand railway during WW II.

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Chilling reminder of terrible war crimes

While visiting Kanchanaburi and the Bridge over the River Kwai, we took and organised tour to Hellfire Pass. The excellent museum provides a chilling reminder of the 200,000 Asian... read more

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Rawai, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

While visiting Kanchanaburi and the Bridge over the River Kwai, we took and organised tour to Hellfire Pass. The excellent museum provides a chilling reminder of the 200,000 Asian and 60,000 Allied POW's who were tortured and murdered by the Japanese army in WW2. Walking though Hellfire Pass you can try to imagine the torturous task the POW's had hacking... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Found this to be very interesting and also kind of touching. During our visit we were fortunate as a regiment of Australian Soldiers were there for a visit as well.

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Hua Hin, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my second time round to Hellfire Pass Nov 16. First visit was in 2008 and happy to say the memorial building and grounds remain superbly maintained. Still one of the finest WWII memorials I have visited. The displays are very informative and sobering. It was a bit much for my 3 year old but the 5 year old... More 

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Thank Alan C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great experience at the memorial, totally moved by the sacrifice of our fallen men and friends who have given so much for us - more than a few tears were shed..

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Thank Donna J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The most incredibly moving experience I have ever had. Hellfire Pass Moving Get the Audio gear Eyes open for little personal remembrance sights dotted along the track Walk the track As much as you can and get a feel of what these poor souls endured. And if you get the feeling you are being watched..... Lest We Forget

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Thank Matt L
Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cool place to go. It was incredible to see what was done. A bad page in history. But good to remember what POW's and civilians had to endure. Very powerful place.

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Thank Bryan R
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

All Australians should visit this place to see what our fore fathers sacrificed for us. Very moving experience.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum and Walking Trail is the best attraction in Kanchanaburi. The museum gives an overall knowledge of the hardship the prisoners-of-war and its Japanese guards went through during the war. The miniature contour of the area give also the better understanding of the hilly nature around River Kwai. On top of the museum, the walking trail... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If like us you don't want to spend £30+ on a taxi from kanchanaburi to hellsfire pass, you can take a local bus from kanchanaburi bus station (No. 8203) which cost 50 baht per person and leaves every half an hour, we got the 8.30 am. The journey takes 2 hours and the driver/conductor will tell you when to get... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone takes off their shoes before you enter. Very well documented displays all funded by the Australians. If you have time you came take a 40 minute walk down to the train tracks.

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