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Address: Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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Private Tour: Thai Burma Death Railway Bridge on the River Kwai Tour from...
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Bridge on the River Kwai and Thailand-Burma Railway Tour

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Hellfire Pass Museum/Memorial

This is a CONFUSING heading and based around group tours. You can organise your own tour [very cheaply] and not go with a tour group or do the the whole package.. The Hellfire... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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london
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a CONFUSING heading and based around group tours. You can organise your own tour [very cheaply] and not go with a tour group or do the the whole package.. The Hellfire Pass Museum/Memorial is a harrowing and emotional experience - at least if you are like us - with a family member who worked on the pass. Extraordinary... More 

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Montgomery, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular journey with stunning scenery on famous railway along embankments and cuttings, most notable of which is Wampo Viaduct. Make sure to sit on left side facing Namtok on way there, and righthand side (facing Kanchanaburi) on way back for best views. At Namtok, shared taxis will take you to Hellfire Pass and back.but agree price first. A very moving... More 

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip on the Death railway and a visit to the Museum and Research centre and Memorial Cemetery is a must. Although an amazing experience, very humbling and a stark reminder of what happened in the time of war.

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Thank Cliffmatty
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was surprised at the railway. how close we were to the cliff walls, both the drop and the mountain side. Then when we slowed to travel accross the bridge. There were shivers. Enjoyable.

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Thank Amanda C
Kalamazoo, Michigan
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650 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the war museum first to understand the history. We placed a wreath of flowers on the grave stone of a young British soldier who died at the age of 32 and left a wife and two small children. It is a beautiful tribute to ensure that we do not forget.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to visit the infamous death railway bridge over river Kwai. Went for a train ride over it with a guide , however the trip was far to long, the restaurant at the end pretty average so was overall quite a dull experience . By all means visit the bridge but leave out the train ride . Shame .

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the 6am train from to Nam Tok railway station. It was chill & nice in the morning(bring along a jacket or something) and it wasn't too crowded. The train journey is around 133 mins & the scenery was beautiful along the way and you can catch the sun rise. I took a local bus back upon reaching there(Sai... More 

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COLUMBUS
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Read about this before going on it. I did not read it until later. (I bought a book there from a vendor and read it on the plane on the way home,) I just enjoyed the scenery, the river and the cliffs. I would have been in much more awe if I had know then what I know now.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only took the 30 min train ride and apart from the occasional stunning scenery it was just a train ride. There is one curve when the train rumbles over a wooden bridge which provides some good snaps from leaning out the window. Maybe the longer journey would be better but l don't think so. Have the short ride, just... More 

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Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a stunning venue to see, it is a steep walk but if you can make it, well worth the effort. Especially knowing what the prisoners had to do here to complete this massive task.

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