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Kanchanaburi City Tourist Attractions

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Tourist Attractions Places of Interest in Kanchanaburi City, Travel Guide Western Thailand

Kanchanaburi has much more to offer than the vestiges of war. Exploring the countryside offers a great combination of nature and history is an area endowed with forests, hills, caves and waterfalls.

Reserve a day to take the round-trip hike to the top of the seven tiers of the impressive Erawan waterfall. At some of the tiers, you can reward yourself with a swim in one of the cool, clear pools. Erawan Waterfalls for trekking then a cooling swim Plenty of River activities to be enjoyed Then take a free tour of the Phra That Cave to see the giant stalactites and stalagmites in this hillside cave complex.

Try a trek following a nature trail surrounded by rainforest, maybe a boat ride along the River Kwai Noi or an overnight stay in a floating bungalow in nearby Sai Yok Yai National Park. You’ll have time to relax and enjoy the splendid scenery, swimming and body rafting in the river if you wish.

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Tourist attractions and places of interest in Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Passing the Bridge over the River Kwai at night

Kanchanaburi Town

Kanchanaburi is a bustling town some 230 kilometres from Hua Hin and a popular getaway. Perhaps the best way to get around town is by hiring a bicycle for 40 or 50 THB a day. Many guesthouses now offer bikes (as well as motorbikes), but there’s no shortage of rental shops. Given that Kanchanaburi is spread out for five kilometres along the river, it’s a practical way to explore the town.

The bridge over the Kwae river

The bridge over the Kwae river

The major landmark is the black iron bridge spanning the Khwae Yai river which was brought from … The bridge over the Kwae river

Wat Tham Sua

Wat Tham Sua

It is situated in Tambon Muang Chum, Amphoe Tha Muang, 5 kilometers from Mae Klong Dam. When arriving at … Wat Tham Sua

Wat Tham Khao Noi

Wat Tham Khao Noi

The Temple is next to Wat Tham Suea. It is decorated with aesthetic Chinese architecture such as Chinese … Wat Tham Khao Noi

World War II Museum, JEATH

World War II Museum, JEATH

The JEATH War Museum comprises another reminder of the wartime past. The enclave, in the riverside … World War II Museum, JEATH

Wat Tham Mangkon Thong Temple

Wat Tham Mangkon Thong Temple

Situated 5 km from the town and accessible via bicycle or motorbike, Wat Tham Mangkon Thong … Wat Tham Mangkon Thong Temple

Wat Ban Tham Temple (Cave Temple of the Golden Dragon)

Wat Ban Tham (Cave Temple of the Golden Dragon)

Most famous as the Temple of the Golden Dragon, a 600 year old temple, opposite the Town of Kanchanaburi, a long step staircase … The Golden Dragon

Wat Chai Chumphon Chana Songkhram

Wat Chai Chumphon Chana Songkhram (Temple)

One of the most beautiful temples in the country, situated next to the JEATH war museum in Kanchanaburi Town … Wat Chai Chumphon Chana Songkhram

Kanchanaburi City Gate, Kanchanaburi, Western Thailand

Kanchanaburi City Gate

Built in 1831 located in the city of Kanchanaburi, an interesting small attraction that you can stop for a small visit … Kanchanaburi City Gate

Passing the Bridge over the River Kwai

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Don-Rak

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery Don-Rak

The main prisoner of war cemetery, situated close to the Kanchanaburi Railway Station, opposite the Death Railway Museum Center … War Cemetery Don-Rak

Kanchanaburi Railway Station

Kanchanaburi Railway Station

It is the main station of the city located in Sangchuto Road, daily trips on the train to Tham Krasae Station and Wang Po … Kanchanaburi Railway Station

River Kwai Bridge Festival

River Kwai Bridge Festival

River Kwai Bridge Festival celebrated every year in November or December, with light and fireworks on the Bridge on the River Kwai … River Kwai Bridge Festival

Giant Rain Tree

Giant Rain Tree

It is more than 100 years old located in Royal Thai Army's Division, one of the most tourist attractions outside the city about 15 km … Giant Rain Tree

Chonk Kai War Cemetery, Kanchanaburi

Chonk Kai War Cemetery

It is the largest of the two war cemeteries in Kanchanaburi Town, Chonk Kai War Cemetery located close to the river … Chonk Kai War Cemetery

Art Gallery and War Museum, Kanchanaburi

Art Gallery and War Museum

The one of the two war museums in the city, located very close to the Bridge on the River Kwai, only a few minutes walk … Art Gallery and War Museum

Death Railway Museum and Research Centre, Kanchanaburi, Western Thailand

Death Railway Museum and Research Centre

Death Railway Museum and Research Centre

The pagoda of Wat Thawon Wararam, Kanchanaburi

The pagoda of Wat Thawon Wararam

The pagoda of Wat Thawon Wararam

The Bridge over the River Kwai

Wat Hua Na, Kanchanaburi, Western Thailand

Wat Hua Na

Wat Hua Na

Wat Santi Khiri Siborohmathart, Kanchanaburi, Western Thailand

Wat Santi Khiri Siborohmathart

Wat Santi Khiri Siborohmathart

Wat Thevasangkaram, Kanchanaburi

Wat Thevasangkaram

Wat Thevasangkaram

River Kwai Park Market, Kanchanaburi

River Kwai Park Market

River Kwai Park Market

Somdet Phra Sri Nakharin Park (Stone Park)

Somdet Phra Sri Nakharin Park (Stone Park)

Somdet Phra Sri Nakharin Park (Stone Park)

Wat Phra Thart Kwae Yai

Wat Phra Thart Kwae Yai

Wat Phra Thart Kwae Yai

Chukkadone beach

Chukkadone beach

Chukkadone beach

Weather in Kanchanaburi City, Thailand

Weather in Kanchanaburi City, Thailand

Humidity, Wind, Visibility, Pressure, Weather this week, Current Weather, Maximum Temperature … Check the Weather in Kanchanaburi City

Death Railway built during the Empire of Japan in 1943 by prisoners


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