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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Watched the movie as child and wanted to see and understand it all. The staff and train where great the journey was amazing. They have ensured people are comfortable and remember the horror of the railway. You also get a certificate which details the history...More

Thank s808xav
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The savagery of the Japanese during WWII is documented in many books and in high school history classes, however this specific building of the railway is not a point of focus in the US. Perhaps it is because large numbers of US POWs did not...More

Thank ZZMimi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WAR was & is a STUPID, STUPID way to bring peace. World Leaders in the past (& the future) need to be accountable for their actions. The Thai - Burma Railway is a solid reminder to visit & reflect on MADNESS !

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of an organised tour. Small market at station. Some shops selling souvenirs. Stalls selling food and drinks

Thank SUSAN R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting small old working railway station within about 50 metres from the river / bridge. Lots of activity with sellers of souvenirs and food.

Thank UniquePerth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the 10:45 train, very old carriages, no a/c. The views were not very interesting, and the whole trip was quite boring. Toilets were very primitive. We had to stop for an accident and this caused quite a delay in a hot train, so...More

Thank Lourens P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Both our trip from Kanchanaburi to the end station and back was a great adventure... Seeing the legendary bridge, one of the greenest nature, sunset (on our way back) from an old wooden seat train was once of a lifetime experience. It definitely worth the...More

Thank Cagri T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This full day excursion will lead you deep into history with its chilling facts. The railway trip is a memorable one.HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Thank Suvrajyoti M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely one of the more interesting parts of our trip to Bangkok. This is a full day excursion from Bangkok, so be prepared for a long day. My husband and I have a keen interest in war history, so this was definitely worth seeing. Our...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I read so many blogs and articles saying to do this train ride as a cultural education. I love history and I would definitely say it was enjoyable as the scenery was stunning in places but the journey itself left us wanting more. This probably...More

Thank Mark C
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Lene936
November 15, 2018|
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Response from UniquePerth | Reviewed this property |
You can easily take a train from the Bangkok (Thornburi) Station and get off at the Kanchaburi bridge - the train ticket you buy at the Thornburi station when you get there (bookings are not necessary). As above mekntioned... More
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October 15, 2018|
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Response from marathon154 | Reviewed this property |
Take early train. About 7am. Train back leaves nam tok at about 3. You can also get a taxi for the day. It is about the 1500 baht.
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