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River Kwai Bridge Week - Thailand

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River Kwai Bridge Week

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Information about River Kwai Bridge Week

This event takes you back in time to World War II through the River Kwai Bridge build by Allied prisoners-of-war. Kancghanaburi bridge was the part of the Death Railway that spanned the River Kwai connecting Thailand and Myanmar. Its construction costed thousands of lives of prisoners and local laborers supervised by Japanese troops.
River Kwai Bridge Week features a remembrance ceremony held at the Allied War Cemetery, light and sound presentations with a battle scene with simulated effects such as life-like explosions, flying bomber planes, and trains running through fire during a stunning scene when the bridge is first revealed. Moreover, there are cultural performances, historical displays and exhibitions, and selling of five-star OTOP products, local products and food.
The River Kwai Bridge Week is held annually on Dovember and/or December

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Location : Kanchanaburi

TAT Kanchanaburi Office - Tel. 034 511 200

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