Kanchanburi things to do include a look at history, museums and vast outdoor adventures in scenic national parks, plus unique animal encounters the kids will love. Among this town's most famous attractions is the River Kwai Bridge, the subject of the film “Bridge on the River Kwai”, built by POWs during World War II. Next to the bridge, you will find the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, the Death Railway Museum and the JEATH War Museum, all commemorating the story of this site and the city’s role in the war.

Natural world attractions can be seen at the Erawan National Park, where you may explore the Phartat Cave and Erawan Falls. The massive century-old Giant Raintree makes for stunning photo opportunities. At Wat Tham Suea Buddhist temple, you can see a massive golden Buddha. For the kids, at Taweechai Elephant Camp, you can feed and even ride majestic elephants.

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