Kanchanaburi - The River Kwai
One of the most famous rivers in the world, the River Kwai is the lifeblood of Kanchanaburi. The real name for this famous waterway is actually “Kware” and is a tributary of the Mae Klong (Mekong).
Kanchanaburi - The "Death Railway"
Built as an aid to moving supplies, after the capture of Thailand by the Imperial Japanese Army, thousands of allied POW’s were transported from Singapore to begin working on the line, as well as the famous “Bridge On The River Kwai”. www.visitkanchanaburi.com