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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice to walk around and take pictures. The river is very active with boat trips available everywhere. At one end of the bridge is a camp (and I used the term loosely) designed to look like like a concentration camp looks very tacky if you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JohnandBea62
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great spot to visit and look into some of the humbling history. Lots of options for kids to get involved with some local kids too.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Fla5hy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recently, in the last six months, all the vegetation was cut down on the south west side of the bridge so some low rent, or yet another low rent, market place - amusement spot could be set up that is at it's best a muddy...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank deathrailtours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great.to see and have a walk over the bridge it does get busy with lots of thai tourist and other countrys. its an easy walk as they have made steel platforms to help you walk along the tracks. very nice market there to lots of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mrwalarn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is about a two and a half hour drive from Bangkok, but worth every minute of it. I would recommend staying a night or two in the area because there is so much to see.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank williamdB4308VR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a taxi from Bangkok to a station (aprox 15min from the bridge). 3 hour to get here and 3 hour back. Aprox 70 USD for the taxi. Take the train and travel on the railway of death, well worth. Dont stop at the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Hallafors_Sweden
Reviewed 8 August 2019

This is a very beautiful bridge! The view of the Kwai river on this bridge is amazing. The only downside is that there are always a ton of people on the bridge as it is very touristic and every now and then you have to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Georgemarkv
Reviewed 24 July 2019

The river is lovely with many resorts around all great. Some are built in huge gardens, and right on the river’s edge. It is a really great, only 2 hours by car from Bangkok. We got to kayak down the river, mingle on a barge...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jurgengunt
Reviewed 23 July 2019 via mobile

We took a minivan from Bangkok to River Kwai What a wonderful place to explore 1 day there was a bit too short Stayed at a resort near by Had lunch at the restaurant on the river at affordable prices Took the train back to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 357mariaanb
Reviewed 17 July 2019 via mobile

We organised accommodation in the region hoping to avoid the pitfalls of the day trippers from Bangkok. The River is looong - so a bit more research into the hotel possibilities should have been done. Our resort, The Resotel, was a lovely jungle setting, but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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kevin_murphy9
22 July 2018|
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Response from green1964 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Kevin Our kayak came free with our room at the x2 hotel each room has their own, if you’ve not booked yet have a look at hotel as I thought it was great Hope that helps
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sosis o
5 May 2017|
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Response from Richard221115 | Reviewed this property |
The short answer is yes you can go without a guide. The railway bridge itself is free to go to and there are a lot of stalls in the area for you to see and get some tourist items. The train ride itself can cost $3 baht... More
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salsakim
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Response from nadia089 | Reviewed this property |
It's a great train journey from Bangkok, you catch the train from Thonburi train station which from central Bangkok can take about 45 minutes by taxi. The train journey takes roughly 2 1/2 hours.
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