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Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a fantastic few days away from Bangkok Took kaiak down the river Kwai supplied from our hotel which was great sun

Thank green1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hired a private driver for the day , and he dropped us off to the train and picked us up at the end. So only one way. Nice day trip , but very hot. Train is very dirty and I hope one day they...More

Thank f0urmile
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this as a day trip with our girls. First to the cemetery( this is free) very impressive and very wel looked after. After the we visit Kanchanburi. The beginning of the bridge is vey touristic now a days (we went 10 years ago)...More

Thank monique a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice area and walking over the bridge was great. nice eating and markets close by. night markets only though. not very smelly in this area

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing experiwnce...went on a long boat and visited war cemeteries. Local guide brilkiant full of knowledge about the area.

Thank Sharon D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the River Kwai as a day trip from Bangkok and I enjoyed the venture. We combined it with the Train Market place, floating markets, then Kanchanburi. It is a three hour trip roughly each way, depending upon traffic. Consider your time and the...More

Thank fiamma11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To visit this bridge is part of the experience when in Kanchanaburi. A lot of people visit it and walk across, taking in what has happened in this region.

Thank Dingoh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stop by river kwai while on the road to Mon bridge and step on the rail for the first time. Nice photo taking time. One should try the coconut ice cream from the street vendor that comes with the sticky rice.

Thank Esther W
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

A must see for all visitors to the province. Lots to see and do for at least 5 days. Easy to get around and there are prices to suit most budgets

Thank Julian H
Reviewed June 8, 2018

The bridge is nice. It's a nice piece of history, that is still very much functional today, if you're lucky(or check the train schedules) you can see trains pass by. I suggest going to the museum next to memorial to have more back story on...More

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kevin_murphy9
July 22, 2018|
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Response from green1964 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Kevin Our kayak came free with our room at the x2 hotel each room has their own, if you’ve not booked yet have a look at hotel as I thought it was great Hope that helps
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sosis o
May 5, 2017|
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Response from Richard221115 | Reviewed this property |
The short answer is yes you can go without a guide. The railway bridge itself is free to go to and there are a lot of stalls in the area for you to see and get some tourist items. The train ride itself can cost $3 baht... More
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salsakim
March 13, 2017|
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Response from nadia089 | Reviewed this property |
It's a great train journey from Bangkok, you catch the train from Thonburi train station which from central Bangkok can take about 45 minutes by taxi. The train journey takes roughly 2 1/2 hours.
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