Kanchanaburi on the River Kwai
Kanchanaburi is Thailand’s third biggest province and a gorgeous city centre located about three hours west of Bangkok. Set on the shores of the beautiful River Kwai, Kanchanaburi has an immense history reflected still in many of its local people and local spots. Perhaps most well known for its relevance to World War II, (and made famous by movies such as ‘The Bridge Over the River Kwai and more recently ‘The Railway Man’), Kanchanaburi’s history continuously draws many travellers from all over the globe. It is a place of rich culture and natural charming beauty, a cityscape set beside lush green jungles, incredible waterfalls, and beautiful river views. There are endless sights to see that vary from natural caves to gorgeous mountain top temples and everything in between. The perfect escape from Bangkok, Kanchanaburi is sure to leave a big and beautiful footprint on your travel experience.