Kanchanaburi is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Kanchanaburi one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Kanchanaburi is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Kanchanaburi or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Kanchanaburi. Explore the historical monuments of Kanchanaburi with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Kanchanaburi guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Kanchanaburi page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Kanchanaburi landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Kanchanaburi.
#1 of 7 Historical Places in Kanchanaburi | Added 15856 times in trip plans
Saeng Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is the main Prisoner of War cemetery in Thailand. It is associated with the victims of the Burma Railway. There are close to 7000 former POWs buried here. The cemetery is very well maintained. You will observe as you walk among the tombstones that most of the dead soldiers were very young, mostly in their early 20’s. There are two graves...
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The Tiger cave temple, 20 kms to the south of town centre, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
07:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is a hilltop monastery. It is also called ‘The Tiger Cave Temple’. The temple is about 14 kilometres south of Kanchanaburi town centre. You have to climb more than a 100 steps to reach the temple. But the spectacular view of the scenery from the top is definitely worth it. For as far as you can see, there are just beautiful lush gr...
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Tham Kra Sae station, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is a wooden bridge that is a part of the Tahiland-Burma Death Railway. It is one of the most popular destinations along with the Tham Kra Sae train stop. The bridge is very old but well maintained. You can use the walking platform to tread along the track. The scenery around the bridge is breath-taking. You can board the train at the station. ...
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Prasat Mueang Singh park, Sai Yok district, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
08:00 am - 04:00 pm
This is a historical park in the Sai Yok district. It covers a huge area of 736,000 square metres. This area is enclosed by a laterite wall. The wall in the south winds along the course of the Khwae Noi River. The other three sides are quadratic. Inside the park are ancient buildings surrounded by lush green lawns and big tall trees. The central to...
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Kaeng lawa Cake, Pak Saeng Pier, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
This is the biggest cave in Kanchanaburi and is also one of the most popular destinations in the region. The cave is 75 kilometres away from the city. It’s accessible by both water and road. The cave has several chambers. All of them consist of various stalactites and stalagmites. The cave is 500m long. The narrow entrance is quite misleading...
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1 kilometer from the Chong-Kai War Cemetery, Kanchanapuri, Thailand
07:00 am - 04:00 pm
This is a temple cave. It is situated in the limestone hills that surround Kanchanaburi. This is a place of animistic spirit worship and also traditional Buddhism. There are interesting stalactites and stalagmites here. Inside, you will find beautiful statues and images of Buddha, surrounded by gifts and ornaments. A visit to this cave is a very un...
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National Hwy No 3228 | Tha Ma Kham Subdistrict, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is a Second World War cemetery. There are around 1800 graves here, mostly belonging to prisoners of war. The cemetery was built on the land where the POW hospital and church used to stand. When you visit this place, you will be moved. When you read the gravestones, you will feel sorry for the victims of the war. Most of them were in their earl...