Things to do in Kanchanaburi
Kanchanaburi is the largest province in western Thailand. In the west it borders with Myanmar. The province is famous for ancient civilization, several national parks, and the famous Bridge over the River Kwai (also spelt "Khwae") that was built during World War II.
Hellfire Pass museum and walk
Hellfire Pass is by far the most impressive war memorial in Kanchanaburi. A walk through the Hellfire Pass is a moving experience that one will never forget.
Krasae cave and wooden railway bridge
A wooden railway bridge on the slope of a steep cliff with a nice view over the river. Next to the railway is the small Krasae Cave that is now a place of worship with a Buddha image.
Bridge on the River Kwai
Kanchanaburi’s most visited attraction is a bridge that is part of the infamous Death Railway, a strategic railway route to Myanmar constructed during the 2nd World War.
River Kwai boat tour
Boat tour on a small private speedboat from the famous River Kwai Bridge in Kanchanaburi, along the Kwae Yai and Khwae Noi river, with a great view of local life and surrounding areas.
Don Rak War cemetery
A peaceful and well maintained cemetery in downtown Kanchanaburi. Resting place of 6,982 Allied prisoners of war who perished during the construction of the “Death Railway” in the 2nd World War.