River Kwai Bridge Week

River Kwai Bridge WeekDate : 27 November - 8 December 2009Venue : River Kwai Bridge, Mueang District, Kanchanaburi
Each year in late November to early December, the world famous River Kwai Bridge built by Allied prisoners-of-war during World War II, becomes the focal point of celebrations.
Event highlights include historical and archaeological exhibits, a carnival, folk and cultural performances, rides on World War II vintage trains, and a spectacular light and sound presentation re-enacting the bridge’s World War II legacy.
Watch the light-and-sound show in remembrance of the bridge and the construction of the "Death Railway" during World War II (There are 4 sets of headphones available in English, Japanese, Chinese and German). A wealth of entertainment and Exhibitions are on display.
Contact : - TAT Kanchanaburi Office, Te l : 66 (0) 3451 1200, 66 (0) 3451 2500 Fax : 66 (0) 3451 1200, E-mai l: tatkan@tat.or.th - Kanchanaburi Provincial Administration Office, Tel. : 66 (0) 3451 1778website : www.tourismthailand.org , www.Kanchanaburi.go.th

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