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Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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The town of Kanchanaburi is 129 kilometres North-West of Bangkok and is best reached by road, along the National Highway which runs north from the capital. There are bus and train services from Bangkok. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is situated adjacent...more
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Saeng Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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All reviews war cemetery buried here final resting place young soldiers loved ones peaceful place who lost their lives who gave their lives fallen soldiers pay respect these men death railway moving place across the road fitting tribute sad place thai burma railway
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Solemn and peaceful reminder that war is never a good thing. Nice, quiet setting for reflection and the scenery is beautiful. Good to have this remembrance of the fallen.

Thank Naughtee
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a well maintained cemetery with the record of all the war heroes who died during the war. Some of the unknown graves are also there. Its nice to wander and see the history but as I say war is always depressing.. Its nice that...More

Thank Geraldine P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes going to see cemeteries no matter the reason or the history is not my thing. I ended up going after the Jeath museum and that helped the appreciation a lot. Many American tourists there and the pics taken are awesome

Thank excess5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small but beautifully kept cemetery that breaks your heart to read the headstones of so many young servicemen who lost their lives due to such horrendous conditions as prisoners of war of the Japanese.

Thank GLOSSOPGLOBETROTTERS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a 10 min ride fine the Kwai river bridge made in the honour of people who died for the welfare of country. The flowers in the cemetery smells good and try to avoid stepping at the head of the cemetery.

Thank maheshchaudhary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A sad story told simply through the age of the dead POW's on the tombstones. Reading the plaques is very humbling and it was lovely to see that some of the soldiers families had recently travelled out to add photographs and family updates such as...More

Thank Dario S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place for those who lost their lives. Beautifully maintained and very peaceful. We really should never forget the sacrifice they made.

Thank RJStewart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The final resting place for several thousand allied forces members who perished on the Death Railway. Paying your respects here is a very moving experience and a reminder of the atrocities of war that should never be repeated. May they all Rest In Peace.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was an ugly part of history & we hope it never happens again. This is a reminder & a BEAUTIFUL memorial dedicated to those who kept the world safe from those naughty japanese.

Thank Steve D
Reviewed September 9, 2018

very sad to see and feel sadness of all these young lifee gone in this part of the world we are now enjoying for holiday, rest in peace all together,thank you for your bravery and courage and lest we forget.

Thank JPRival
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Feline63
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Response from funfunPattaya | Reviewed this property |
it's Sunday 8th November at 11am , and i do believe they have a yearly bus going from pattaya via the royal british legion (normally do) but just check anyways if you need a lift. sorry i tried send link to british liegion... More
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