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A Day At Art Gallery And Discovered Jeath War Museum

War Museum building at after the Japanese occupation of Thailand in World War II, the Japanese Imperial Army brought the iron bridge from Java. Duration: 1 Day (approx.)
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First we will pick you up from your hotel in Hua Hin or Cha Am area for full day discovery in Kanchanaburi. Upon arriving at kanchanaburi we set for lunch at Khrua Lun Pa San restaurant.

After Lunch we proceed to the Bridge of river Kwai for a sightseeing around the bridge. After exploring the bridge we visit Art Gallery and War Museum. The private sector Museum that collects lots of World War II Stories, such as war instruments, photographs, uniforms, etc. It is located on the bank of Kwai River nearby the Bridge on the River Kwai.

Inside the building is also an Art Gallery on 2nd and 3rd floor. The paintings on the second floor relate ancient battles between the Thais and Burmese, while third-floor murals tell Thai history and provide portraits of prime ministers and other important political figures. This private museum also features Khmer-style woodcarvings, a pair of elaborate Burmese Buddha, and excellent paintings of Chinese deities.

Next we turn to The Jeath War Museum. The name Jeath is derived from countries which engaged in the WWII death railway construction from 1942 to 1945, which included Japan, England, America, Australia, Thailand and Holland.

Located in the area of Wat Chai Chumphon, the museum is a reconstruction of the POWs thatched detention hut with cramped, elevated bamboo bunks.

On the wall of the huts, photographs and illustrations of the POWs living conditions are on display. POWs who survived from the camp have donated items to enhance the museums atmosphere and authenticity.

After exploring The Jeath War Museum we return back to Hua Hin.

- What To Expect

War Museum building at after the Japanese occupation of Thailand in World War II, the Japanese Imperial Army brought the iron bridge from Java. It was then reassembled by Allied Prisoners of War under Japanese supervision.

- What Is Included

- Tour guide throughout the trip.
- Transportation.
- Meal for lunch.
- Entrance Fee.

- What Is Not Included

- Gratuities.
- Personal expenses.

- Transfers

Pick you up at the hotel in Hua Hin

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Price per person:
- Adult (10 to 65): 160.00 
- Child (2 to 9): 145.00 

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- Duration: 1 day
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