The bridge over the Kwai river is not just a local monument or sightseeing opportunity, it is an object inscribed in the history of the world. Of course, in every country the Second World War is studied incompletely, one-sidedly, with little attention to events in other parts of the world.
In order to understand what is so important about the bridge of the Kwai river, you should see the eponymous, Osacar-winning film by David Leanor, or read the eponymous novel by Pierre Boulle.
In fact, in Kanchanaburi and its vicinity, there is a large quantity of objects memorable in connection with the Second World War. So if you are interested in history and you don’t mind spending a few days on the Thai beaches, you are welcome here.