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River Kwai

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Address: Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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Stayed at a hotel right on the river in kanchanaburi and what a beautiful river it is. There are lots of boats so it's easy to get about, they will even pick you or drop you at... read more

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed at a hotel right on the river in kanchanaburi and what a beautiful river it is. There are lots of boats so it's easy to get about, they will even pick you or drop you at your hotel if your on a water front property. The early morning is a good time to see the wild life on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The visit to kancnanibury was a highlight for Thailand. Great quaint town with great views of the famous bridge.

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Thank Jim H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

To stand on a piece of history such as this bridge was a surreal experience, the train line is still used and the locals live amongst the shadows of the bridge. There is a giant buddah over looking the bridge which gives you a sense of inner peace

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Paphos, Cyprus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a review of the River Kwai, not the infamous bridge. As such, this is a river much like any other in Thailand, a brown, silty river, supporting many people along its banks. The river is best viewed away from the bridge, either from a hired boat or from one of the many floating lodges further upstream. A trip... More 

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

Just loved everything about this place, from the old bridge in the museum to the working bridge, which you can walk over but look out for the train!..... Loved eating lunch at the restaurant overlooking the river and bridge and drinking ice cold lemonade, which they can make, like everything else look sooo pretty!

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Thank Linda T
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just an open house to walk along the track. Not much control over the visitors (especially when a train comes). A bit dangerous on the side platforms if you are tall as the electrical cables across the river are quite low. Very moving as the original rails laid by the POWs are still in place (narrower than the... More 

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Thank David L
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge bridge was brought Kanchanaburi by the Japanese and assembled by the prisoners of world war two. Also the prisoners built a wooden bridge about quarter of a klm from this steel bridge that no longer stands except for the pylons on shore where the museum now stands, Well worth a visit, wear thick soled shoes when extremely hot... More 

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Thank 188ann
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge was built in order to remind the memory of the death railways (The original one was nearby but there is only the foundation left). The place and its surroundings is a bit too commercialized but still worth coming!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very organized tour side with anything you want to buy nearby. Nice photo spot and it was interesting to walk over the bridge. While walking over there even came a train and we could wait in a little spot on the bridge and take pictures of the passing train. Very nice.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're in the area, a visit to the river Kwai and the infamous bridge is a must. The river itself is stunning and there are some lovely spots to eat while over looking the river. You are allowed to walk on the bridge, just beware that it is still in use and if a train comes while you are... More 

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