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Gently floating by the River Kwai

SNS | New Delhi |

You have been traveling around the world for a long time. But rafting journey or floating by the river, is it something you do for a few hours of fun, or for a living. If you are familiar with the idea or dreaming of one, float by or take a trip down to Kanchanaburi in Thailand for a blissful journey down the River Kwai. Of course, there are more to see and experience when in this beautiful province of World War-II history. Take a glimpse of its mesmerising riverside beauty, the famous River Kwai Bridge and more. Till you get there, enjoy the visual trip to this small, yet wonder of a place.

River Kwai
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Quietly flows the serene River Kwai through Kanchanaburi. It remains symbolic of World War-II. Today, it’s lined by floating houses for tourists and visitors to the place.

 

Floating houses
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A delightful view of the popular floating houses on the River Kwai in Kanchanaburi.

 

Bridge over River Kwai
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The old, yet famous River Kwai Bridge, which remains the main tourist attraction of the province. It is a part of the railway line of  World War-II that connect Burma and Thailand. After the war, the Thai Government renovated it in 1946.

 

Kanchanaburi
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The railway line that runs along the cliff on one side and the River Kwai below. The track connects to the River Kwai bridge.

 

Kanchanaburi
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Pretty landscape of wooden bungalows along the hill and the lush valley. It is a famous landmark in Kanchanaburi.

 

Kanchanaburi
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An idyllic setting for a bright and blissful afternoon on one of the floating houses on the River Kwai.