A Day at Art Gallery and Discovered Jeath War Museum

Cultural & Theme Tours in Kanchanaburi

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War Museum building at after the Japanese occupation of Thailand in World War II, the Japanese Imperial Army brought the iron bridge from Java. It was then reassembled by Allied Prisoners of War (POW) under Japanese supervision. The bridge was part of a strategic railway route to Myanmar in which the Japanese aimed to secure supplies with which to conquer other western Asian countries. It was 415 kilometers long (about 303 kilometers in Thailand and about 112 kilometers in Burma) and passed through the Three Pagoda Pass in Sangkhlaburi District, the northern most part of Kanchanaburi province. Construction started on September 16, 1942 at Nong Pladuk,
Pick up you at your hotel Hua Hin or Cha Am area for go Kanchanaburi.Arrival at Kanchanaburi and we will go to lunch at Khrua Lun Pa San restaurant.Proceed to the Bridge of river Kwai for walk surround at here.photographs, uniforms, etc. It is located on the bank of Kwai River nearby the Bridge on the River Kwai. Inside the building is also an Art Gallery on 2nd and 3rd floor. The paintings on the second floor relate ancient battles between the Thais and Burmese, while third-floor murals tell Thai history and provide portraits of prime ministers and other important political figures. This private museum also features Khmer-style woodcarvings, a pair of elaborate Burmese Buddhas, and excellent paintings of Chinese deities. Visit 1hr.Proceed to The JEATH War Museum. The name JEATH is derived from countries which engaged in the WWII death railway construction from 1942 to 1945, which included Japan, England, America, Australia, Thailand and Holland. Located in the area of Wat Chai Chumphon, the museum is a reconstruction of the POWs thatched detention hut with cramped, elevated bamboo bunks. On the wall of the huts, photographs and illustrations of the POWs living conditions are on display. POWs who survived from the camp have donated items to enhance the museums atmosphere and authenticity.After finish at The JEATH War Museum. We will turn back to Hua Hin.Arrival at Hua Hin and finish trip.

What’s included

  • Tour guide throughout the trip.
  • Transportation.
  • Meal for lunch.

What’s not included

  • Tips
  • Personal expenses.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Excellent value for money
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