Kanchanaburi
in Changwat Kanchanaburi, Thailand

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.004 and 99.548 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 0' 14" and E 99° 32' 53"
Currency and Currency Code:
Baht - THB
Spoken languages:
Thai, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:16 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Asia/Bangkok
UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 6:53 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.117 and -77.183 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Colonia Penal
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Thailand in South-Eastern Asia

Safety Score: 3,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Thailand.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Thailand. Last Update: 2020-07-15 07:21:05

Explore Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi in Changwat Kanchanaburi with it's 63,699 inhabitants is a city in Thailand about 66 mi (or 107 km) west of Bangkok, the country's capital.

Local time in Kanchanaburi is now 02:16 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Asia / Bangkok with an UTC offset of 7 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kanchanaburi, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in Thailand is Don Mueang International Airport in a distance of 71 mi (or 115 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are two Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Thailand is Historic City of Ayutthaya in a distance of 72 mi (or 116 km), East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Tha Muang, Phanom Thuan, Dan Makham Tia, Tha Maka and Bo Phloi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 33°C / 91 °F

Morning Temperature 33°C / 91 °F
Evening Temperature 31°C / 88 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 53%
Air Pressure 1005 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 70% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Thursday, 16th of July 2020

35°C (96 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.

Friday, 17th of July 2020

35°C (95 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 18th of July 2020

36°C (96 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

U Inchantree Kanchanaburi

Address
4,2 mi
443 Mae Nam Kwai Road, Thamakham Sub-district
71000 Kanchanaburi
Thailand

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


River Kwai Resotel

Address
1,5 mi
55 Moo 5, Tambol Wangkrajae
71150 Kanchanaburi
Thailand

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hop Inn Kanchanaburi

Address
1,5 mi
360/39 U-Thong14, U-Thong Road
71000 Kanchanaburi
Thailand

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


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Death Railway Divingaddict's photos around Kanchanaburi, Thailand (burma railway memorial pics)

Published: December 14, 2010
Length: 42:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

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Published: November 18, 2010
Length: 34:10 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

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Published: November 17, 2010
Length: 00:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

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Tiger Temple Divingaddict's photos around Kanchanaburi, Thailand (pat the tigers in thailand)

Published: December 07, 2010
Length: 44:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Bathing elephants Travelingdiva's photos around Kanchanaburi, Thailand (kanchanaburi elephants)

Published: November 16, 2010
Length: 18:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
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Published: November 16, 2010
Length: 07:36 min
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Published: June 10, 2012
Length: 54:28 min
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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Kanchanaburi

Kanchanaburi is a town in the west of Thailand and the capital of Kanchanaburi province. In 2006 it had a population of 31,327. The town covers the complete tambon Ban Nuea and Ban Tai and parts of Pak Phraek and Tha Makham, all of Mueang Kanchanaburi district, and parts of the tambon Tha Lo of Tha Muang district.

Located at 14.0194, 99.5311 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kanchanaburi, Populated places in Kanchanaburi Province

Kanchanaburi Province

Kanchanaburi is the largest of the western provinces (changwat) of Thailand. Neighboring provinces are (from north clockwise) Tak, Uthai Thani, Suphan Buri, Nakhon Pathom and Ratchaburi. In the west it borders Kayin State, Mon State and Tanintharyi Region of Myanmar. It is frequented by tourists who have been attracted by its long history and ancient civilizations, a location of the Bridge over the River Khwae(also spelt ‘Kwai’) and scene of the World War II historic.

Located at 14.0042, 99.5492 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kanchanaburi Province, Provinces of Thailand

Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

The Kanchanaburi War Cemetery (known locally as the Don-Rak War Cemetery) is the main Prisoner of War (POW) cemetery associated with victims of the Burma Railway. It is located on the main road (Saeng Chuto Road) through the town of Kanchanaburi, Thailand, adjacent to an older Chinese cemetery. It was designed by Colin St Clair Oakes and is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. There are 6,982 former POWs buried there, mostly Australian, British and Dutch.

Located at 14.0317, 99.5256 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kanchanaburi, Military cemeteries, Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries, World War II cemeteries, Cemeteries in Thailand, Buildings and structures in Kanchanaburi Province, Visitor attractions in Kanchanaburi Province

JEATH War Museum

The JEATH War Museum is one of two war museums in Thailand about the Death Railway built from 1942 to 1943 by Allied POWs under the direction of the Japanese, a part of the famous Thai-Burma railways.

Located at 14.0414, 99.5053 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kanchanaburi, World War II museums, Military history of Thailand, Museums established in 1977, History museums in Thailand, Military and war museums in Thailand, Buildings and structures in Kanchanaburi Province, Visitor attractions in Kanchanaburi Province, 1977 establishments in Thailand

Khwae Yai River

The Khwae Yai River, also known as the Si Sawat, is a river in western Thailand. It has its source in the Tenasserim Hills and flows for about 380 kilometres through Sangkhla Buri, Si Sawat, and Mueang Districts of Kanchanaburi Province, where it merges with the Khwae Noi to form the Mae Klong River at Pak Phraek subdistrict. The famous bridge of the Burma Railway crosses the river at Tha Makham Subdistrict of the Mueang District.

Located at 14.0182, 99.5277 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Thailand, Geography of Kanchanaburi Province

Visuttharangsi School

Visuttharangsi School (known colloquially as Visut) is a public school in Thailand. This school belongs to the Kanchanaburi Education Service Area Office 1, Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC), Ministry of Education. The school provides preparatory school for college and university from grades 7 through 12.

Located at 14, 99.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Kanchanaburi, Schools in Thailand, Educational institutions established in 1906, Buildings and structures in Kanchanaburi Province

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Changwat Kanchanaburi, Kanburi, Moeang Kanchana Buri, Kanchana, Kanpuri, Muang Kanchana Buri, ཀཱན་ཅ་ན་བུ་རི།, Kanchanaburi, קנצנבורי, Kancsanaburi, カーンチャナブリー, 깐짜나부리, کانچانابوری, Канчанабури, காஞ்சனபுரி, เทศบาลเมืองกาญจนบุรี, กาญจนบุรี