Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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  Kanchanaburi War Cemetery is only a short distance from the site of the former 'Kanburi', the prisoner of war base camp through which most of the prisoners passed on their way to other camps. It was created by the Army Graves Service who transferred to it graves along the southern half of railway, from Bangkok to Nieke. More than 5,000 Commonwealth and 1,800 Dutch casualties are buried or commemorated in the cemetery. The cemetery was designed by Colin St Clair … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin

Hellfire Pass Museum – Kanchanaburi

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  The Hellfire Pass Museum is an absolute must do attraction for anyone visiting the Kanchanaburi area to pursue their interest in the history of the Burma-Siam death railway in World War II. This Australian built complex consists of a memorial site located within Konyu Cutting (Hellfire Pass), a memorial walking trail and a modern museum. The Hellfire Pass Museum was officially opened on 25 April 1998 and now receives over 80,000 visitors each … [Read more...]

Updated: February 4, 2013 by admin