Kanchanaburi City Hotel
completed on 25th October 1943. During the building period, there were many labors who sacrificed their lives with sickness and by the torturing of the Japanese army. The bridge here was named “Kwai River Bridge”.
This construction built a big motivation for the Japanese empire and also a big scar in the labors’heart. The history was still unforgettable among the people’s heart. Nowadays, the Death Railway was opened for the tourists to visit. However, there are some parts that were deserted since Japan lost the war. The State Railway of Thailand has offered the Thonburi-Namtok line for the tourists who wish to visit this place and a special line Bangkok-Namtok on the weekends and holidays. The most popular point is the Kwai River Bridge and the Krasae Cave, which is a curve bridge that follows the bank of Kwai Noi River. The train stops at Krasae Cave at 1.30 p.m. The tourists can travel in advance in order to be on time to see the picture of the train arriving at this station.
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It is a nature theme park, a tourism attraction, and is the most important animal breeding centre in Kanchanaburi. You can see a wide variety of animals for example, camels, tigers, lions, bears, elephants, deers, zebras, llamas, ostrichs, flamingos ,giraffes etc.
Srinagarindra Dam is the largest rockfill-with-clay-core dam in Thailand. It is built to serve as basin to collect flood water during the flood season, generate water-power electricity and supply water for agriculture and fishery. Visitors should take a cruise around the dam’s lake to soak up the beautiful sceneries.
This 300-square-kilometer national park is best known for the family of Sai Yok Waterfalls (Namtok Sai Yok); three picturesque waterfalls located in the park. Namtok Sai Yok was first widely known among Thais when King Rama V visited them in 1888 during his reign that inspired Prince Naris,
Admission: 200 baht for adults, 100 baht for children.Contact: Chalerm Rattanakosin National Park, tel. 0 3454 7020,0 34546140 or National Park Office; National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok, tel. 0 2562 0760 or www.dnp.go.th.
for centuries, rather in term of battles and wars in the past or trades and friendly relationships nowadays. Located approximately 240 kilometers from city or 22 kilometers from SangkhlaBuri, the three lining pagodas are memorials to the Siam-Burmese battle during the Ayutthaya period (1350-1767).