Old City Gate - Kanchanaburi, Thailand
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member horizon seeker
N 14° 01.209 E 099° 31.783
47P E 557200 N 1550018
Quick Description: Old city gate with cannon at the ready
Location: Thailand
Date Posted: 3/23/2008 4:47:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM3E9N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
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Long Description:
The old city gate was originally built in 1831 during the reign of Rama III. The gate has been preserved and restored nicely though today it sits in a site that allows car to drive by on either side instead of visitors passing through the gate. There's a statue of Rama III on the opposite side of the gate and the governor's house is just inside the gate. The Kwai River Bridge is within walking distance or a short ride on a tuktuk.
Type: Remnant

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