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River Kwai

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Address: Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Phone Number: 817340667
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$19.32*
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River Kwai Kayaking Trip from Kanchanaburi
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$71.32*
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Floating Markets and Bridge on River Kwai Tour from Bangkok
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$161.77*
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Private Tour: 4x4 Rainforest Adventure from Bangkok Including Elephant Ride

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Very enjoyable boat ride

We wanted a gentle ride on the river which was provided in a long tail boat, Very pleasant one hour round trip for 1,000 bahts, there is an option to call at certain places if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
johnpattaya
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Rochdale, UK
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Rochdale, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wanted a gentle ride on the river which was provided in a long tail boat, Very pleasant one hour round trip for 1,000 bahts, there is an option to call at certain places if that is your preference.

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Westbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You do know the river was renamed to fit into the book/film persona? Thai tourism at it's best. The river has some nice restaurants alonside, and the bridge is worth a look.

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Thank Andy W
Islamabad Capital Territory, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Kanchanaburi, on Myanmar border, is home to the famous Bridge River Kwai. During WW II, Japan constructed the meter-gauge railway line from Ban Pong, Thailand to Thanbyuzayat, Burma. The line passing through the scenic Three Pagodas Pass runs for 250 miles. This is now known as the Death Railway.

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Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the visit to and the River Kwai Had a nice cruise on a long tail boat, Enjoyed peaceful inexpensive hotel sleeping right on the river banks Had lovely meals at divers local restaurants

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The famed river of which the death railway bridge crosses. There are many guest houses along the river which you can stay. It is very calm and serene... a pleasant stay. Choose a guest house that faces the river to enjoy the view!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge and its surroundings are very nice. Try to go early to avoid the huge crowds! Lovely photo spots. And meaningful if you read up about the place before visiting. Rich history.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Obviously, a lot of visitors imagine the bridge when they think of the River Kwai. But outside of Kanchanaburi there are many very quiet spot along the slow flowing river. Places that are great to escape the soul-grinding speed, noise, dirt and ever changing smells that is Bangkok. One such place is the resort Baannommeaw in the Kanchanaburi province. The... More 

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Thank Markus M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For 600 baht (about $15 each) we took a one hour ride and drop off to 2 war cemetery's off the river. The ride alone was a refreshing blast. Scenery along the river was beautiful. Go for it!

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Thank Claire S
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A stay in Kanchanaburi on one of the floating guesthouses is the best way to see the river at the different times of the day . Look out for a monitor lizard swimming by . The sunrises are spectacular too.

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Thank James O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

anyone who is interested in world war 2 history must visit here, its the death railway which says all. Getting yourself clicked infront of the oncoming train is the best and scariest pics you can have. Temple just adjancent to the river is too good, i just stayed there for 3 hours doing nothing and thinking about myself and plans... More 

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