On a visit to Kanchanaburi you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Kanchanaburi. These places are what Kanchanaburi is all about. These must see places in Kanchanaburi will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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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 Riverside, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This is a historic railway line that starts from Ban Pong, Thailand and ends at Thanbyuzayat, Burma. The Japanese Army had this line built during the Second World War. The railway line has a very disturbing past. The workers used for its construction were actually Prisoners of War and Asian Slaves. The work environment was harsh and the terrain was...
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Wat Chai Chumphon near the TAT office on Saeng Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
08:30 am - 04:30 pm
This is a war museum. It is dedicated to the sufferings of those involved in the construction of the Death Railway. It has been built at the exact same site where the original wooden bridge first stood. ‘JEATH’ is an abbreviation for- Japan, England, America, Australia, Thailand and Holland. These are the countries the Prisoners of War ...
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Moo 7, Amphoe Sai Yok, Kanchanaburi 71150, Thailand
06:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is one of the most sought after national parks in Thailand. It is home to waterfalls, mountains caves and rare animals. The park covers an area of 500 square kilometres. The area is mountainous, with streams of water trickling down the hills. Most of this mountainous stretch is covered by an evergreen forest. Therefore, the park is rich in bot...
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Kanchanaburi | Wat Chaichumphon, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Hellfire Pass is a railway cutting that was built by forced labour during the Second World War. This museum commemorates the suffering of those who were involved in its construction. Most of the labours used were prisoners of war. History says that the conditions here were so harsh that many lives were lost during the process of the line’s co...
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Tha Makham, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
12:01 am - 12:00 am
This bridge is a part of the Thailand-Burma Railway Line. Prisoners of War and Asian Slaves were involved in its construction. It was a difficult terrain to build a bridge upon. And thanks to the maltreatment and accidents on the site, more than half of the people involved in its construction ended up dying during the process. The tracks are cliff-...
This is an interactive museum. It is dedicated to the maltreated victims of the Thailand-Burma Railway line. There are various sections in the museum that have been chronologically arranged to narrate the story of the Death Railway. The multi-lingual information panels are very detailed. You will feel that you have been transported back in time and...
This is an open zoo safari park. It was once a dreary mining pit, but now has been converted into one of the most fun destinations in the region. The aim of the park is to spread environmental awareness through interactive techniques. There is a wide variety of wild animals here. You can have close supervised encounters with giraffes and even tiger...
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14/1 Moo 6 | Chong Sadao, Kanchanaburi, Thailand
08:00 am - 03:00 pm
This is a big activity park dedicated to elephants. In the camp, there are 40 elephants. This is not just an elephant sanctuary. It’s much more than that. The elephants are trained. They entertain the visitors and interact with them. The elephants are very comfortable as they are not caged but kept in their own environment. This visit can be ...