BY The Bear Travelers

Bridge Over the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi

When traveling through Kanchanaburi, there are a lot of famous landmarks to visit but those built between WWII are not to be missed. 

Kanchanaburi is located approximately 150 km northwest of Bangkok and has a population of nearly 52,000. The town today is scenic and pleasant and shows no visible evidence of the horrors that took place in the region between 1942 and 1945 apart from some landmarks that still stand today. The area was the main Japanese base for the failed construction of what is known today as the Burma Railway, which is also more succinctly known as the Death Railway (Bridge Over the River Kwai). 

Join us on a humbling visit to the Bridge Over the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi to know more about the WWII history of this place.