The Bridge over the River Kwai
a popular tourist destination in Kanchanaburi
The Bridge over the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi, Thailand is situated in the town of Kanchanaburi, approximately 130 kilometres west of Bangkok. The bridge was originally constructed during World War II by Asian conscripts and prisoners of war, as part of the construction of the Burma Railway. The original wooden bridge was destroyed during the war and was rebuilt in 1943.
Today, The Bridge over the River Kwai is a popular tourist destination in Kanchanaburi and is a part of the Death Railway Museum. Tourists can take a walk across the bridge and learn about the railway's history.
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