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About Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi state, by and large mountainous terrain, covers an area of approximately 19,473 straight kilometers and is the 3rd largest province in Thailand after Nakhon Ratchasima or Ko-Rat and Chiang Mai relatively. Situated approximately 129 kilometres west of Bangkok, Kanchanaburi shares a boundary line with Myanmar ( Formerly Burma ) to the west, Tak and Uthai Thani Provinces to the north, Suphan Buri and Nakhon Pathom Provinces to the east, and Ratchaburi Province to the south . In north and west Kanchanaburi, the terrain is comprised chiefly of mountains and high plains, with the Thanon Thongchai Range acting as a natural bound between Thailand and Myanmar. The range is the reference of Kanchanaburi ’ s two most significant rivers Maenam Khwae Noi ( River Kwai Noi ) and Maenam Khwae Yai ( River Kwai Yai ), which form the celebrated Mae Klong River. As a result, several of Thailand ’ s largest Namtok ( waterfalls ) and most across-the-board wildlife sanctuaries are found in this area. The brilliant landscape and charming beauty of Kanchanaburi have resulted in major tourist attractions including respective long-familiar waterfalls, caves which were once inhabited by Neolithic valet, pristine national parks, placid rivers, virgin forests, and reservoir. in concert, they offer an intriguing experience for first-time or recur visitors. Whether its fish, rafting, canoeing, batch bicycle, bird-watching, star-gazing, golf, elephant and hobo camp trek, or evening living in bamboo rafts, Kanchanaburi takes pride in offering them all.

The city of Kanchanaburi is located at the point where two tributaries, River Kwai Noi and River Kwai Yai meet and form the Mae Klong river. This is the location of the ill-famed Death Railway and the Bridge on the River Kwai one of the worldly concern ’ s celebrated World War II sites which has been immortalized in print and film. In economic terms, Kanchanaburi has been doing well on a national scale, with over 10 per cent increase annually. important industries include sugar, agrarian products and jewelry. tourism is besides a chief source of income for the locals as the provinces high tourism electric potential has made Kanchanaburi number one among the west provinces in having the highest count of visitors each year. Residents of Kanchanaburi are engaged in agrarian activities. Most of the locals are of Thai ancestry with noteworthy Mon and Karen minorities. rural dwellers enjoy living just and respecting nature. furthermore tribe music and dances dating back at least 500 years are inactive performed today. According to a issue of historians, the ancient township of Kanchanaburi was located near Ban Lat Ya, a humble village situated approximately 16 kilometers north of the present town. The web site was repeatedly recorded in Thai history as an invasion road where the Burmese used to enter Thai Kingdoms. All of these brilliant stories and facts are what attract worldwide travellers to Kanchanaburi. The FloatHouse River Kwai is one of Kanchanaburi hotels where our guests can experience it all.