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Address: 207 Moo 11 | Tha Sao Subdistrict, Sai Yok 71000, Thailand
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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To visit Hellfire pass is an emotional experience to say the least. To actually see what these men had to endure during their time there would have been awful to say the least... read more

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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To visit Hellfire pass is an emotional experience to say the least. To actually see what these men had to endure during their time there would have been awful to say the least. When you are there you will see that it is now a tourist attraction but still very basic indeed, we cant even begin to imagine the conditions... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful grounds with views towards Burma. Very moving walk over the railway track and through the Hellfire pass. You can see some original sleepers and hooks for oil lamps that were used during Speedo period, when the POWs had to work throughout the night to meet the deadline. Free entry.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This visit was the highlight of our 6 day visit to Bangkok and surrounding sites. The museum is excellent - I had done much study of the Death Railway history, but my travel companion had not. The Museum provided all the necessary background - historical fact and moving photo and audio of the prisoner experience. We spent just over an... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

To be honest, there was nothing much to see here, But when you come you will FEEL it. The wound of World war II. it hurts so much and causes the pain in my feeling for days. Please prepare 2 hours at least here, I only plan to visit the place for 30 mins and ended up spend all my... More 

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1 Thank Matthew M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's a lot of things we've learn here it such a sad history and horrified but atleast we learned something from it learn how terrible it was back in world war 2 learn how sad it was when you have to lied to your family back home that you are alive and well while you've been torture and nearly dead.... More 

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2 Thank Tina N
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is hard to describe in detail the hardship that 60,000 allied forces and 200,000 asians went through to build this railway with about 90,000 dying in the process. You just have to look at the size of the cuttings and the length to get a glimpse of the hardship people went through working up to 18 hours a day.... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting the Shellfire Pass Memorial Museum was far more moving than I expected. I knew the story of building the Thai/Burma railway as we westerners have been told it, but I had no idea of the number of Romusha - Asian workers (conscripts mainly) that were forced to work on the railway, and the numbers that dies - almost 1... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hellfire Pass derives its name from Allied POWs forced to work day and night in the jungle to complete a bridge and rail line using only simple tools; thousands of soldiers and Thais perished during the construction. There are steep rock walls. Rent the headset you will need it in the Museum and on the walk. Very good walking shoes... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this attraction on a cloudy day,so it wasn't quiet so warm which was a blessing as you soon worked up a sweat on the walk to Hellfire Pass! You can choose the easier or harder route first.We went the more strenuous walk first down the concrete steps then up a rather steep set of steps which had people... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, I did not realize that that war and occupation by the Japanese was so cruel. Very enlightning visit.

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