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Kanchanaburi Destination Guide

Discover Kanchanaburi in Thailand

Kanchanaburi in the region of Kanchanaburi with its 63,699 habitants is a town located in Thailand - some 66 mi or ( 107 km ) West of Bangkok , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Kanchanaburi

Local time in Kanchanaburi is now 02:35 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Bangkok " with a UTC offset of 7 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Ban Wang Yen, Ban Nong Bua, Phetchaburi, Tha Muang, and Phanom Thuan. When in this area, you might want to check out Ban Wang Yen . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Kanchanaburi ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Thailand memories

0:14 min by ImAngryMan
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highlight of my trip in stunning 1080p. ..

The Bridge over the River Kwai, true history

3:40 min by BangkokAirportTaxi
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The Bridge on the River Kwai is the major tourist attraction in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. The bridge was build in 1943 by Allied Prisoners of War as part of the Death Railway from Bangkok to Rangoon, Bu ..

Death Railway Divingaddict's photos around Kanchanaburi, Thailand (burma railway memorial pics)

2:37 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu
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Preview of Divingaddict's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these ..


2:03 min by tanoovich
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March to June. Not comfortable. Hazy sky, parched land and dry hills. 40 C sweltering heat Cattle near starvation. Folk seek cool river and peaceful night. ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Kanchanaburi Province

Kanchanaburi is the largest of the western provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Tak, Uthai Thani, Suphan Buri, Nakhon Pathom and Ratchaburi. In the west it borders Kayin State, Mon State and Tanintharyi Region of Myanmar. It is frequented by tourists who have been attracted by its long history and ancient civilizations, a location of the Bridge over the River Khwae(also spelt ‘Kwai’) and scene of the World War II historic.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.00 99.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Kanchanaburi Province, Provinces of Thailand

Visuttharangsi School

Visuttharangsi School (known colloquially as Visut) is a public school in Thailand. This school belongs to the Kanchanaburi Education Service Area Office 1, Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), Ministry of Education. The school provides preparatory school for college and university from grades 7 through 12.

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Located at 14.00 99.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kanchanaburi Province, Educational institutions established in 1906, Kanchanaburi, Schools in Thailand


Kanchanaburi is a town in the west of Thailand and the capital of Kanchanaburi province. In 2006 it had a population of 31,327. The town covers the complete tambon Ban Nuea and Ban Tai and parts of Pak Phraek and Tha Makham, all of Mueang Kanchanaburi district, and parts of the tambon Tha Lo of Tha Muang district.

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Located at 14.02 99.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Kanchanaburi, Populated places in Kanchanaburi Province

Khwae Yai River

The Khwae Yai River, also known as the Si Sawat, is a river in western Thailand. It has its source in the Tenasserim Hills and flows for about 380 kilometres through Sangkhla Buri, Si Sawat, and Mueang Districts of Kanchanaburi Province, where it merges with the Khwae Noi to form the Mae Klong River at Pak Phraek subdistrict. The famous bridge of the Burma Railway crosses the river at Tha Makham Subdistrict of the Mueang District.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.02 99.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Geography of Kanchanaburi Province, Rivers of Thailand

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

The Kanchanaburi War Cemetery (known locally as the Don-Rak War Cemetery) is the main Prisoner of War (POW) cemetery associated with victims of the Burma Railway. It is located on the main road (Saeng Chuto Road) through the town of Kanchanaburi, Thailand, adjacent to an older Chinese cemetery. It was designed by Colin St Clair Oakes and is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. There are 6,982 former POWs buried there, mostly Australian, British and Dutch.

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Located at 14.03 99.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Kanchanaburi Province, Cemeteries in Thailand, Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries, Kanchanaburi, Military cemeteries, Visitor attractions in Kanchanaburi Province, World War II cemeteries


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Kanchanaburi