In the town of Kanchanaburi live about 50,000, in the province about 730,000 inhabitants. Kanchanaburi is located in the west of Bangkok (about 130 km), near the border of Mianmar. Besides tourism, the region lives from agriculture: rice, sugar cane, corn, tobacco and cotton. Also there are mines of sapphires and spinel. Local and international jewelry are sold.
Fluss in Kanchanaburi 0000010215n0002pages.jpg Also Thais like to spend their holydays here. Popular is a trip with the disco boats on the Maenam river. Kanchanaburi is also known by the world-famous film "The Bridge on the River Kwai". Kanchanaburi offers beautiful mountain scenery, waterfalls, caves and national parks. Because of the 2nd World War history enthusiasts are interested in Kanchanaburi, there are the "Bridge on the River Kwai," the. "Death Railway", three war museums, two Memorials and a national museum, as well as some temple. City and province. offer a lot of beautiful trips.
Kanchanauburi, River Kwai 0000010215n0001pages.jpg Celebrations

  • River Kwai Bridge celebration end of November, begin of december

from Bangkok airport:
• Airport Link to Phaya Thai (30 min), one station BTS to Victory monument, continue with mini bus to Kanchanaburi (2-3 hours)
• taxi, about 2,5 hours


from Bangkok:
• Southern bus terminal - Kanchanaburi about 2,5 hours
• Khao San Road or Victory Monument with mini bus about 2,5 hours
• railway station Bangkok Thon Buri (about 2-3 hours) - railway station Kanchanaburi


Hotel Kanchanaburi

Click "Show on Map"

nach Kanchanaburi zeigt Euch die möglichen Verbindungen in Euren Urlaubsort

Interesse an:

Other Kanchanaburi
Maenamkwai Road, Ban Tai
20.01.2013 Redaktion
Die Brücke am Kwai führt über den Mae Nam Khwae Yai. Die erste Brücke wurde 1943 aus Holz errichtet. Die zweite, die jetzt noch besteht, wurde etwas später parallel dazu aus Stahl und Beton gebaut.

Privacy Policy