Kanchanaburi Province attractions

Top Choice National Park in Kanchanaburi Province

Erawan National Park

Splashing in emerald-green pools under Erawan Falls is the highlight of this very popular 550-sq-km park. Seven tiers of waterfall tumble through the forest, and bathing beneath these crystalline cascades is equally…
Top Choice Museum in Kanchanaburi Province

Hellfire Pass Interpretive Centre

The infamous cutting known as Hellfire Pass was the largest along the length of the Thailand–Burma Railway, and the most deadly for the people forced to construct it; and this memorial, upgraded in 2018, is a poigna…
Top Choice National Park in Kanchanaburi Province

Sri Nakarin Dam National Park

Visitors to Erawan National Park often find themselves wondering what the waterfall would be like without the hordes. The answer is Namtok Huay Mae Khamin.Despite access on a good sealed road just 45km northwest of …
Top Choice Historic Site in Kanchanaburi

Death Railway Bridge

Constructed by POW labour, this 300m-long bridge is heavy with the history of the Thailand–Burma Railway. Its centre was destroyed by Allied bombs in 1945, so only the curved spans are original. You're free to roam …
Top Choice Bridge in Sangkhlaburi

Saphan Mon

Sangkhlaburi's iconic, 447m-long wooden bridge, the largest in Thailand, connects the main town, home mostly to Thai and Karen, with the Mon settlement. This village (officially it's Ban Wang Ka, but even residents …
Top Choice Museum in Kanchanaburi

Thailand–Burma Railway Centre

This excellent museum balances statistics and historical context with personal accounts of the conditions endured by POWs and other imprisoned labourers forced to build the Thailand–Burma Railway. Kanchanaburi's rol…
Top Choice Buddhist Temple in Kanchanaburi

Wat Ban Tham

In the countryside around Kanchanaburi, cave temples are almost as common as convenience stores are inside the city, but this is one of the most interesting, in part because you walk up steps and into a dragon's mou…
National Park in Kanchanaburi Province

Thong Pha Phum National Park

This seldom-explored park sprawls across a serrated mountain range along the Myanmar border. Billing itself as the 'land of fog and freezing rainforest', mornings at the park have a brooding beauty, particularly whe…
National Park in Kanchanaburi Province

Sai Yok National Park

Caves, waterfalls and forest trails draw walkers to Sai Yok National Park (958 sq km), which never gets too crowded. The main sights are easily reached from the visitor centre, including the park's best known attrac…
Ruins in Kanchanaburi Province

Muang Sing Historical Park

The ruins of 'Lion City', the westernmost-known Khmer outpost, are spread around a 102-hectare compound girded by 4.5km of walls. Serving most likely as both a military post and a relay point for trade along the Mae…