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Kanchanaburi War Cemetery: Tours & Tickets

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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a beautifully maintained cemetery and well worth a visit. The day we visited, there were 6 people tending the graves and it's immaculate.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mick W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Well maintained, free entry. Very moving. Not alot of shade, so take water. Close to the main street, easy to get to.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Blond007c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only in Harry Potter there were dark times. Our world in 1940 till 1945 had a terrible war going on also in Asia. The cruelty and meaningless ness of war is to be seen by these death soldiers and prisoners at this beautiful kept...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Johan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so peaceful, yet its next too a busy road in the area.. It's also a place where we can all really understand the true cost of lives lost for what? Well kept cementry that has the names of almost 7,000 service personnel...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank tubbies74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While we were touring in Kanchanaburi we vidited this cemetery. It is so well kept and thoughtfully designed. You can start strolling and reading the plaques and read the names thousands of soldiers that died, mostly, at such a young age. For those that find...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 117LauG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful area for such a sad place. It’s well kept and looked after. It really made me feel for those involved.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 497kenzo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had to visit to pay our respects to those heroes that lost their lives here during the war. Really credit the Thai people for caring so much for this (well all other war cemetery’s actually) cemetary. The graves and the grounds are very well...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JohnandBea62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be sure to walk by this cemetery after you visit the museum as it will impact you in the number of lives that were lost for the Japanese war effort.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Susan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely well cared for and a credit to the Aust Gov and the local Thais for preserving this wonderful place.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Fla5hy
Reviewed 12 September 2019 via mobile

This cemetery is absolutely beautiful to walk through, appreciate and to remember those who died in such a tragic event. One headstone in particular caught my attention. That of a fallen NZ soldier who was 23 years old. Next to his headstone was a message...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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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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