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.
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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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.