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Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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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...more
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Saeng Chuto Road, Kanchanaburi 71000, Thailand
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited on our way to the Bridge over the River Kwai - appropriate as it was rememberance weekend - anybody who is in Thailand and gets the chance must visit - we should never be allowed to forget what happened here

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A place that all should visit. It shocked me more when I found 23 year old from a place I lived... More people should go.

Thank s808xav
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have never visited a more beautiful memorial site. Our guide indicated that the actual remains may not correspond to the grave identification but it is a valiant effort to honor those murdered under the Japanese during WWII.

Thank ZZMimi
Reviewed 4 days ago

It reminds how dark human history has been. There are 12 Indian soldiers also whose pic can be seen at the entrance of the cemetery. If you are visiting River Kwai do visit here for 5-10 minutes.

Thank Rahul5605
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend at least a quick walk through this somber place. Each gravestone has a small plant next to it.

Thank geneler2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow this was breathtaking in many ways such a thought provoking visit. To think of so many losing their lives in terrible conditions. This place is beautifully looked after. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Lollipop3008
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time I met my pop! Truly a place of peace and respect, a must for every family or friend of someone that gave the ultimate sacrifice. Lest we forget

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as part of an organised tour. Spotlessly clean and well mainted graves by dedicated team. Memorials at entrance and condolence books available

Thank SUSAN R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My emotion was so dark as soon as I entered. I learned a lot of history about World War 2 in kanchanaburi. Then, the dead railway is connect to Burma (my home land). The railway was stopped at 1976. But now, trying re-connect between Kanchanaburi(...More

Thank barani m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicely kept lawns of war cemetery which was easily accessible though slightly hot to walk around during mid day.

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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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