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Visitors who are looking for some simple pleasures of sun, spectacular natural beauty, beautiful rivers and amazing waterfalls then Kanchanaburi Thailand is the place to be. Thailand, with delightful landscapes. Kanchanaburi map is located at about 128

kilometers west of Bangkok. The town of Kanchanaburi is located at the point where two tributaries, the Khwae Noi and Khwae Yai meet and form the Mae-klong River.

The Kanchanaburi map is the largest of the central provinces of Thailand. It is believed by the historians the ancient town of Kanchanaburi was located near Ban Lat Ya, a small village at some distance away from the north of the present town. Kanchanaburi Thailand is known for its tourist attraction like the Bridge over the River Khwae made famous by the movie of the same name ; the death Railway and the War cemetery. Each of which are reminders of one of the darkest period of world-war II. The area is also widely known for its natural beauties such as National Park, Sai-Yok National Park, La-Wa Cave.

Economically Kanchanaburi Thailand has seen a rise, with over 10 per cent growth annually from the industries like sugar, agricultural products and jewelry. The kanchanaburi tourism industry is also the main source of income for the locals. The city's provinces have high hidden tourism potential making Kanchanaburi Thailand number one among. With the increasing number of visitors every year, kanchanaburi tourism is on the rise for sure. The region is gifted with splendid landscape and attractive beauty have resulted in major tourist attractions like several well-known waterfalls, caves once inhabited by Neolithic man, untouched national parks, serene rivers, virgin forests, and lakes. All together these tourist attractions make way for an exciting experience for the first-timers or visitors who are visiting it again. From fishing, rafting, bird-watching, and canoeing, to mountain biking, star-gazing, elephant and even jungle trekking.

Best Places in Kanchanaburi
image KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY (DON RAK)
The immaculately maintained Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is located opposite the main railway station on Saeng Chuto Road. The cementry contains the remains of 6,982 prisoners of war who perished during the construction of the Burma-Siam Railway, and the bridge over the River Kwae.
image THE BRIDGE OVER THE RIVER KWAE
The major landmark is the black iron bridge spanning the Khwe Yai River, which was brought from Java by the Japanese army, and reassembled under Japanese supervision by Allied prisoner-of-war labor as part of the "Death Railway" intended to link Thailand with Myanmar.
image WAR MUSEUM AND THE JEATH WAR MUSEUM
War Museum is located near the River Kwae Bridge. The museum displays the collection of weapons, tools and utensils of the Allied prisoners of war and Japanese soldiers during the Second World War. The JEATH War Museum comprises another reminder of the wartime past.
image ERAWAN NATIONAL PARK
This place has the 7-tiered Erawan Waterfall, dropping through a series of cascades and shady rock pools, is regarded as one of Thailand's loveliest falls. Also worth to see is the Pra That Cave with its strange stalagmites and stalactites. Deciduous forests cover 80% of the park.
Weekend Getaways around Kanchanaburi
image BANGKOK
Bangkok is the "City of Angels," a magic place where possibilities are limited only by the imagination. Beneath its modern facade it remains unmistakably Thai, traditional and essentially unchanging.
image CHA AM & HUA HIN
Cha Am and Hua Hin are quiet relaxed coastal towns, perfect for family vacations. Both tourist resorts boast long uncluttered beaches, while Hua Hin, larger than Cha-am, has the added attraction of a traditional fishing port.
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