Things to do in Kanchanaburi
Kanchanaburi is the largest province in western Thailand. In the west it borders with Myanmar. The province is famous for ancient civilization, several national parks, and the famous Bridge over the River Kwai (also spelt "Khwae") that was built during World War II.
Hellfire Pass is the most impressive war memorial in Kanchanaburi. Construction work that continued into the night with only torchlight gave the pass its name.
Part of the old railway with a spectacular view over the river. Next to the railway is the small Krasae Cave that is now a place of worship with a Buddha image.
Kanchanaburi’s most visited attraction is a famous bridge that is part of the infamous Death Railway. People from all over the world come here to commemorate those who lost their lives during its construction during World War II.
An exciting ride on small local speedboat with great view of the famous River Kwai Bridge and life along the river.
A peaceful and well maintained cemetery in downtown Kanchanaburi. The remains of 6,982 Allied prisoners of war perished during the construction of the “Death Railway” were buried here.
Erawan waterfall is considered one of Thailand’s loveliest waterfalls. One can enjoy a nice nature walk and a great chance for a swim.