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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The river Kawi runs through this region and you’ll have lots of opportunity to see it. In fact your hotel may be right on the river! Look for one that is.

Thank KathleenK367
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately we didn’t have a lot of spare time or i would have booked the full day tour that included Hellfire Pass. We were picked up from our hotel early as it is about a 2-3 hr drive from Bangkok. Our tour guide stopped the...More

Thank Mel D
Reviewed 1 week ago

its sort of a picnic area. very nice to see around. lot of food outlets and a nice museum whcih i spent more than 3 hours reading and looking at things that took place on this bridge and the railway. do please visit it very...More

Thank Hemant C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The river is cool and calm with serenity. The overhead bride which has railway tracts is worth to visit.

Thank maheshchaudhary
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a nice visit to do on the day. Prefer train to Bangkok station rather than organized bus trips. The cost will be lower, price 300 thaibath for the train on the day, escursion not at all the same price! The trip by train is sublime,...More

Thank patrick h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice picturesque river, with the famous bridge. For enjoy better go to the Thais-Burma Railway museum and War graves first so that when you walk the bridge you truly appreciate the human cost of the construction of the original bridge. The railway still runs along...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here u can see many seafood restaurants And nice river view sitting Also can see the old rail which was built in world war long time back It’s still running

Thank Azizalkhoori
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This bridge is a part of Kanchanaburi history. Worth a visit to learn some history of Thailand and appreciate human life.

1  Thank LeongZhiHong
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit with loads of history to it.nice little market there plenty of places to eat .all in all a very freindly place to visit

1  Thank markystarks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The area around the River Kwai Bridge in but one of the main attractions, with it's river views, souvenir shops and restaurants. We had a "River Pontoon Cruise" with food, drink and karaoke, wonderful! Just great!

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kevin_murphy9
July 22, 2018|
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Response from green1964 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Kevin Our kayak came free with our room at the x2 hotel each room has their own, if you’ve not booked yet have a look at hotel as I thought it was great Hope that helps
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sosis o
May 5, 2017|
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Response from Richard221115 | Reviewed this property |
The short answer is yes you can go without a guide. The railway bridge itself is free to go to and there are a lot of stalls in the area for you to see and get some tourist items. The train ride itself can cost $3 baht... More
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salsakim
March 13, 2017|
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Response from nadia089 | Reviewed this property |
It's a great train journey from Bangkok, you catch the train from Thonburi train station which from central Bangkok can take about 45 minutes by taxi. The train journey takes roughly 2 1/2 hours.
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