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Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

Saeng Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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The town of Kanchanaburi is 129 kilometres North-West of Bangkok and is best reached by road, along the National Highway which runs north from the capital. There are bus and train services from Bangkok. Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is situated adjacent to Saeng Chuto Road which is the main road through the town. When approaching from Bangkok, the cemetery is on the left side of the road, towards the far (northern) end of the town. A Commission signpost faces the cemetery on the opposite side of the road.
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Saeng Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautifully presented war graves in honour of those POW's who sacrificed their lives at the hand of an unforgiving enemy. A lasting memory for all. Lest We Forget

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must to see although very sad. We walked around the cemetry and had a look at the ages of the men who lost their lives. Surprisingly, a lot were older than I though. This is across the road from the museum so make sure...More

Thank 02Kaz68
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every Australian, British and Dutch person should visit there. The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Burma–Siam Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, was a 415-kilometre (258 mi) railway between Ban Pong, Thailand, and Thanbyuzayat, Burma, built by the Empire of...More

Thank GrahamIGoodrich
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an emotion-provoking site, particularly for Antipodeans, many of whose compatriots are buried here. However, the educational part is learning how many people from how many different nations are actually buried here. It is a veritable United Nations of shared martyrdom. The gravesites are...More

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery has so much history behind the meaning. I have been so honored to be able to visit this place and learned about what happened during the war. I would totally recommend visiting this place.

Thank Lucas H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the highlights of our visit. Very sad to see such loss and suffering but heartening that the cemetery is so well manicured and maintained to their memory.

Thank TommiesGo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So many men lost in such a brutal time. This cemetery is beautifully kept and is a respectful last resting place for them. Worth seeing to pay your respects.

Thank biskitabroad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Immaculately maintained, befitting of the very reason why it exists. So many sacrifices made, Such a beautiful place.

Thank Forbes K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited the war cemetery with my father as a relative of ours died in the POW camp building the death railway and is buried here. The cemetery is kept to a high standard, we asked for assistance locating the grave and the gardener...More

Thank sfreeman271
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful cemetery that is immaculately maintained. A very moving tribute to those who lost their lives in such horrible circumstances.

Thank Fi205
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Feline63
3 November 2015|
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Response from funfunPattaya | Reviewed this property |
it's Sunday 8th November at 11am , and i do believe they have a yearly bus going from pattaya via the royal british legion (normally do) but just check anyways if you need a lift. sorry i tried send link to british liegion... More
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