Kanchanaburi Points of Interest and Places to Visit

Kanchanaburi

Burma Railway (Death Railway)

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During the height of World War II in 1943, the Japanese Imperial Army used forced labor — both Allied prisoners of war and Asian laborers — to construct a rail line between Thailand and Burma to aid ...  Read more

Erawan National Park

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Located in the Kanchanaburi Province, the Erawan National Park it is one of the most famous in Thailand. Famed for its impressive seven-tiered waterfall, the park is a popular weekend spot for ...  Read more

Hellfire Pass

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The Hellfire Pass segment of the Burma-Thailand railway cuts through the Tenasserim Hills in western Thailand and became infamous during the World War II construction of the railway by Allied ...  Read more

Hellfire Pass Museum

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During the construction of the Death Railway from Burma to Thailand during World War II, Allied prisoners of war worked 18 hours a day in sweltering heat chiseling through rock in what is today ...  Read more

JEATH War Museum

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The JEATH War Museum is a museum in Kanchanaburi dedicated to the story of the men who worked on the Death Railway. JEATH is an acronym for the different nationalities of the POWs that worked on the ...  Read more

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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Also known as the Don-Rak War Cemetery, the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery commemorates victims of the building of the Burma Railway during World War II. Located on Saeng Chuto Road, the main road of the ...  Read more

Khao Laem Lake

Between 1979 and 1984 the Vajiralongkorn Dam was built across the Khwae River, creating a reservoir that completely submerged a village that once stood in the area. Today Khao Laem Lake, located in ...  Read more

Khao Pun Cave

The verdant hills surrounding the town of Kanchanaburi hide numerous limestone caves, many of which have been used as Buddhist and animistic temples over the years. Khao Pun Cave (Wat Tham Khao Pun) ...  Read more

Sai Yok National Park

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Encompassing 193 square miles (500 square kilometers) of limestone mountains blanketed in deciduous, dry evergreen and bamboo forest, Sai Yok National Park attracts hikers to its caves, waterfalls ...  Read more

Tham Krasae Bridge

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Built over the course of only 17 days during the spring of 1943, Tham Krasae Bridge is the longest railway bridge in Thailand and one of the most famous; the railway bridge is part of the infamous ...  Read more

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