River Kwai Bridge, Landmarks and Memorials in Thailand.

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“River Kwai Bridge” This railway bridge is popular with the movie “Bridge over the River Kwai”, which is a bridge over the Mae Klong River (Later renamed Kwai Yai to match the novel) and is also the most important landmark of Landmark and Memorials in Thailand.

River kwai
River kwai

Kanchanaburi’s symbol The River Kwai Bridge was damaged until the Thai government rebuilt after the war ended. In 1946 And can be used as before until now

Kwai Bridge

Every year, around the end of November until the beginning of December There will be a Bridge Week over the River Kwai to commemorate the death railway construction during World War II, with exhibitions of historical and archaeological exhibitions. Folk performances, fairs of local products And the light and sound show creating a spectacular sight on this River Kwai Bridge.

River kwai

The construction claimed over 100,000 workers and prisoners of war under the Japanese army. There will be an important location related to the Bridge over the River Kwai, namely Don Rak Confederate Military Cemetery. In which the remains of the prisoner of war soldiers died during the construction of the Death Railway

Death Railway
A trip to ride the train to see Sai Yok Noi in the morning - evening return.
Confederate military cemetery

Open for him to watch every day, 24 hours a day. No entrance fee.
Travel : River, World War 2-related sites, historical sites and monuments, landmarks and monuments.

Travel: Car

  • Bangkok, using Petchkasem Road (Highway 4) heading to Nakhon Pathom Province Then drive straight to Ratchaburi
  • From Bangkok, use the Pinklao – Nakhon Chai Si Road (Highway 338) heading to Nakhon Pathom. Then drive straight to Ratchaburi
    Both routes must pass Nakhon Chai Si intersection. From Nakhon Chai Si intersection, go straight by going past Ban Phaeo junction. Pass the bridge to Nakhon Pathom city. Passing through the junction to Suphan Buri Province From there, reach the bridge to Kanchanaburi (this bridge is on the far left lane)

Location : Maenam Kwai Road, Tha Makham Subdistrict, Mueang Kanchanaburi District, Kanchanaburi 71000
Map Coordinate : https://goo.gl/maps/4htzMNB2Z8evVmxf6

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Kanchanaburi tourist attractions 🙂