Bridge Over the River Kwai is located in Kanchanaburi, an area widely regarded as walkable, luxurious, and relaxing. You'll find many palatable picks for dining and drinking here. Take in the natural beauty of the riverfront and gardens—or broaden your horizons with some local live music. Staying at a hotel near Bridge Over the River Kwai makes it easy to explore all of the attractions in the greater Kanchanaburi area.
More to see near Bridge Over the River Kwai
In addition to visiting Bridge Over the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi, consider some of the other local activities and attractions. Biking, swimming, and taking a tour are a few popular activities in the area. The local museums will impress, as will other attractions.
You can spend a leisurely day outdoors at Erawan National Park or Sai Yok National Park Entrance. Explore nature at Ban Tha Pha Waterfall and Soi Nok Waterfall. A visit to River Kwai Golf and Country Club or Sri Nakharin Dam Golf Course won't disappoint either.
Jeath War Museum, Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, and Thailand-Burma Railway Centre feature a variety of exhibits. Bridge Over the River Kwai, Wat Tha Kradan, and Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum are well-known local landmarks.
Tiger Temple provides enjoyment for the whole family.
Getting to Bridge Over the River Kwai
Arrive at the Bangkok (DMK-Don Mueang Intl.) airport, and then travel 71.9 miles (115.7 km) to Kanchanaburi to see Bridge Over the River Kwai. At 84.6 miles (136.2 km), Bangkok (BKK-Suvarnabhumi Intl.) is the next closest airport.