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Address: Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Phone Number: +66 2 267 1400
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Bridge on the River Kwai and Thailand-Burma Railway Tour

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beautiful place with a sad history

really interesting place and you should defenitly go for a ride, there you see the breathtaking nature and have a beautiful view. Its also amazing to see a rail made of wood. But... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

really interesting place and you should defenitly go for a ride, there you see the breathtaking nature and have a beautiful view. Its also amazing to see a rail made of wood. But you should think about the history of this place, too. Its an interesting place where you can learn a lot

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Rode the train from Thonburi Station in Bangkok to Namtok and back to Kachanaburi. The ride itself was extremely pleasant, passing through fields, small towns closer to Bangkok and once you cross the bridge the ride gets rural; going over the old wooden bridge and the viaduct. Very impressive tinged with a touch of sadness for all the men who... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Travelled on train from River Kwai bridge. Great journey seeing beautiful rural Thailand along the way (and sampling savoury biscuits/crisps made by one of the rail staff - recommended!). Interesting information about those who sacrificed their lives to build it and more of an appreciation of what sacrifices they made. Recommended.

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Dorset England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled on the railway from Kanchanaburi down to the station at the trestle viaduct and found the journey very rewarding. It is not an expensive trip indeed it is excellent value and actually doe's what it says on the tin and is a reminder to us all of the dreadful events of the past. Although there is a tint... More 

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Helmond, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode part of the railway as part of a combined tour. Very impressive. There are a lot of tourists but it is worth the ride. Sit on de left side if the train for the best views.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a railway buff this is an iconic journey that is a must to do but is certainly bittersweet to personally see where so many men suffered and achieved this incredible feat.The old wooden bridge of course is not the real Bridge over the River Kwai but it certainly holds a fascination along with great sadness and is a must... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a 35 minute ride on this train and it was worth it. Traveled through banana plantations, tapioca plantations with mountains and jungle scenery along the way.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was included in our 1 night/2 day package at Elephant Haven. We also saw the Buddha cave. Beautiful location and views from both ends. A slow moving train does still travel the tracks. Watch where you are walking as it is easy to trip over bolts and the track is not solid, nor is there a side railing.... More 

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

A really interesting and thought provoking afternoon spent in the War Museum and walking the 4km Hellfire Pass walk. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot put into word my true thoughts. It a such a real experience of life really. I was left truly gob smacked. My breath was taken a way for a period of time., into my deepest thoughts, about the War, and the suffering that was enjuered by these men. The Train ride was on a train that was over... More 

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