in Changwat Kanchanaburi, Thailand
- 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: 02:38 PM (Sunday)
- Timezone: Asia/Bangkok
- UTC/GMT offset: 7 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:10 am and 6:16 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -12.117 and -77.183 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Colonia Penal
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 2,7 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: 2023-09-23 08:29:02
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 02:38 PM (Sunday). 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 / 92 °F
|Morning Temperature||25°C / 77 °F|
|Evening Temperature||29°C / 84 °F|
|Night Temperature||26°C / 80 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||5%|
|Air Pressure||1007 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky|
|General Conditions||Moderate rain|
Monday, 25th of September 2023
33°C (91 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Tuesday, 26th of September 2023
32°C (89 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Wednesday, 27th of September 2023
29°C (83 °F)
25°C (77 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Videos from this area
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Death Railway Divingaddict's photos around Kanchanaburi, Thailand (burma railway memorial pics)
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Elephant ride Sarahtritschy's photos around Kanchanaburi, Thailand (kanchanaburi elephant ride)
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Erawan National Park and Elephant Trek Cazilou's photos around Kanchanaburi, Thailand
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Tiger Temple Divingaddict's photos around Kanchanaburi, Thailand (pat the tigers in thailand)
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Bathing elephants Travelingdiva's photos around Kanchanaburi, Thailand (kanchanaburi elephants)
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Floating Market, Kanchanaburi and The River Kwai Bluenosebilly's photos around Kanchanaburi
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Solar Electric PV Solar Farm Kanchanaburi Thailand 10MW
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ท่องเที่ยวที่ กาญจนบุรี @ Kanchanaburi Travel | Thirawat Posai.
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kanchanaburi.
- Tha Muang
- Phanom Thuan
- Dan Makham Tia
- Tha Maka
- Bo Phloi
- Huai Krachao
- Ban Pong
- Chom Bueng
- Sai Yok
- Kamphaeng Saen
- Bang Phae
- U Thong
- Suan Phueng
- Song Phi Nong
- Nakhon Pathom
- Don Tum
- Ban Kha
- Nong Prue
- Bang Len
- Lao Khwan
- Damnoen Saduak
- Wat Phleng
- Bang Khon Thi
- Nakhon Chai Si
- Pak Tho
- Ban Phaeo
- Sam Phran
Kanchanaburi, Kanchanaburi (source)
บ้านพฤกษากาญณ์: The Bridge of The River Kwai, บ้านพฤกษากาญณ์ (source)
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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