Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Kanchanaburi

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Visit Kanchanaburi War Cemetery to pay your respects to the Allied prisoners of war who perished while building the Burma Railway. The grounds serve as the final resting place for 6,982 POWs that the Japanese captured--primarily Dutch, British, and Australian. Established in its current form in 1956, the site is now managed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and is maintained to honor the dead and remind visitors of the harrowing experiences of so many individuals during that appalling period of history. Visit the nearby museum to learn more about the railway and those who built it. See Kanchanaburi War Cemetery and all Kanchanaburi has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kanchanaburi trip site.
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  • Awe inspiring and a dreadful reminder of the atrocities that took place in this region. Beautifully laid out. 
    Awe inspiring and a dreadful reminder of the atrocities that took place in this region. Beautifully laid out.  more »
  • Visited this place at noon with a quiet atmosphere and already felt the spooky atmosphere. I Will think twice if visiting at night 
    Visited this place at noon with a quiet atmosphere and already felt the spooky atmosphere. I Will think twice if visiting at night  more »
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  • Interesting Cemetery. There are beautiful trees, and the place is well maintained. If anyone is interested in this kind of place, you should definitely go to Kanchanaburi War Cemetery. Videos will come soon
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