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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow this place is stunning, serene, clean, and certainly did not disappoint especially the stunningly beautiful sunsets.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank wren76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We jumped on the train from Kanchanaburi and proceeded to travel about 1 1/2 hours, I along with our tour group went to the rear carriages as there is normally plenty of seats available towards the end of the train. Plenty of locals seeking food...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as part of an organised tour. Included a long tailed boat ride and railway journey. Small market at the station. Story is heart wrenching. Small museum is interesting

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SUSAN R
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Took a one day trip from Bangkok (A long drive, but so worth it) Kittisak Toy, (Asia Touch Express) Picked us up on a very comfortable van at 7 am). First visited the Jeath War Museum Was able to see how the POW’s were forced...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank killay2015
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Great day trip from Bangkok. It's the only river I have seen in Asia that is actually blue. Travel on a bamboo raft on the river.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RichardG5491
Reviewed October 30, 2018

I have always wanted to go to see the Bridge and as we are living in Thailand at the moment it was to good to miss we had a great time and the River and the bridge give you an idea of what it was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ann S
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The view here is nice and was cooling to walk as it rained before we came. Taking photos and walk on the bridge was a great experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KimmieN1
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Went here with my father and he had the best time. Lots of different things for everyone. From the historical buffs there is the whole history of the bridge and if that doesn't interest you ,there is markets that have a bunch of stuff for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jean P
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Interesting to get a first hand look at a part of history and what the soldiers had to endure. Nice view of the River Kwae.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Naughtee
Reviewed October 15, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
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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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