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Thai-Burma Railway (Death Railway)

Kanchanaburi, Thailand
+66 2 267 1400
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Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited there on June 19. It was memorial place of World war II.This road connected Ban Pong,Thailand to Thanbyuzayat from Myanmar as logistic road for Japanese army during 1942-43.

Thank TUN1964
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great to experience the Thai-Burma Railway however I recommend going up on the train and returning by taxi or other transport. Going up try and get the left hand side about 3rd carriage back for the best views. Very good to see the diversity of...More

Thank Russell P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I'm writing this 10 weeks into my 12 week holiday. This trip is the highlight of my holiday so far, full of nostalgia ! Listening to the old fashioned whistle "toot" on the jerky, shaky, hot and sweaty train journey then walking across " The...More

Thank Keith W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just 100BHT for the 3 hour journey from Thonburi station to Kanchanaburi is a bargain. A much more interesting experience travelling the train rather than a coach. Sights of real ramshackled 'houses' and the very poor of Bangkok as the train eases out the city....More

Thank Dave_B_F
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have nothing but respect for the people who built this railway and there are examples on its route of unbelievable engineering feats mixed with views that are stunningly beautiful. The train is fairly basic but that is unimportant considering the significance of the railway...More

Thank Huw T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place with so much history. The war museum was particularly interesting, to read of the hardships the fatalities and brutal regime of the Japanese is a moving experience.

Thank Mick P
Reviewed 1 week ago

get on the train and sit left side. you can see river and cliff.it is very beautiful.you must do it one time

Thank sonthanant
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nam Tok was the most difficult place to navigate on my own in Thailand. Advice is to hire a guide and stay there a few nights. I took the bus there from Kanchanburi and my friend took the train. The problem is no one tells...More

Thank ntmore002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived nice and early and as soon as we turned the corner and spotted the bridge you could feel the goosebumps emerging Found a parking spot for the car nearby (free on the guarantee we ate at their restaurant) and headed towards the bridge...More

Thank Glenn W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Nice place. There is a Cave near by the track with a big Buddha statue in entrance. We can walk over the track and from the track there is a good river view.

Thank Seenivasan M
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sosis o
I have a plan to go to Erawan Falls and spent the night there by sleeping in a tent but after my tour on death railway train track. Is there any suggestions in which stasiun I should get off? and what Transportation from the station I get off could take me to Erawan Falls? thanks
5 May 2017|
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Response from duag27 | Reviewed this property |
I had taken a bus tour so do not know this But my advise would be to reach Erawan first and that should be easy from Bangkok or kanchanburi. After you are done with Erawan then try and find your way to river Kwai bridge in... More
sosis o
Hello everyone. I have red some answered questions about so we booked a tour agent or not and most of them saying that if we go there independently we should find a cab/taxi or any other transportations, but why? is the rail track not connected from each tourism sites?
5 May 2017|
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Response from Sas954 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Sosis, you are correct, the sites are not connected to the railroad. You can certainly ride the rail independently, I don't speak Thai except for a few words and I was able to navigate quite easily. Once you get to the... More
HI, how many days would you recommend staying in Kanchanaburi? I will have plenty of time.
15 April 2017|
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Response from DonnaMc2017 | Reviewed this property |
I think 3-4 days would be great - I would have loved more time than the 1 night/2 days we allowed, as this really just gave us time to explore the railway and 1 museum.