Ban Pong

Location: Amphoe Banpong
During World War 2 this town used to be a Japanese soldiers camp, and it is here that Kilometer stone 0 marks the start of the infamous Death Railway at Nong Pladuk Station before it and the soldiers reached Burma. Ban Pong is also the hub of one of the biggest bus operations in Thailand. Many people call this town “Detroit Muang Thai” or “Thai Detroit”.

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