Bridge Over the River Kwai, Kanchanaburi

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Walk across a landmark of 20th-century history at Bridge Over the River Kwai, an impressive structure best known as the setting for a world-famous book and film. Constructed under Japanese authority by Allied POWs and Asian slave-laborers, the bridge is part of the Burma Railway route, and can now be traversed by foot. Bombed extensively by Allied forces during World War II, the bridge has been restored and once again cuts an imposing figure against the surrounding scenery. For anyone with an interest in social and military history--or literature and film, for that matter--the bridge represents an important and fulfilling place to visit. See Bridge Over the River Kwai and all Kanchanaburi has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kanchanaburi trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • We've been to Kanchanaburi and the Bridge over the River Kwai many times. With people just now starting to travel again after the Covid pandemic, it's a good time to visit places such as the bridge.....  more
    We've been to Kanchanaburi and the Bridge over the River Kwai many times. With people just now starting to travel again after the Covid pandemic, it's a good time to visit places such as the bridge.....  more »
  • This is a major historical land mark and area , well worth visiting. People of all ages should visit the bridge and museums to understand what sacrifice means 
    This is a major historical land mark and area , well worth visiting. People of all ages should visit the bridge and museums to understand what sacrifice means  more »

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