Cu Chi Tunnels

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While visiting the War Remnants Museum, you will get a theoretical look at the Vietnam War, wandering around a small area of ​​the Cu Chi Tunnels, a popular tourist attraction in Vietnam Nam, allowing you to have hands-on experiences and learn about Vietnam’s talented military strategy that was instrumental in their landslide victory over the US and South Vietnamese armies.

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Claiming to be Asia’s longest underground system, the Cu Chi Tunnels, about an hour and a half by car from District 1, may even be more impressive than you ever imagined.

What to watch

It may be interesting to know that the part of the Cu Chi Tunnels that is open to the public is just a peanut compared to the entire underground system that has already been built. Upon arrival at the venue, you must purchase an entrance ticket of VND 35,000 (~ USD 1.6) for an adult. After being directed to the theater lobby, where you can watch a documentary about the construction of the tunnel system and how Vietnamese soldiers lived below the Earth’s surface before entering the bunkers, hatches, and birthing quarters. built operations, storage, command center and kitchen. .

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Don’t forget to go through the tunnels for a once-in-a-lifetime experience 10m below ground. At first, many people hesitated to do it, but after finishing the route, they felt quite satisfied. An important tip that needs to be mentioned is to always follow the person in front of you so you don’t get lost.

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Travel tips

Remember to wear sunscreen because the sun here is quite strong. In addition, visitors should wear protective clothing because there are a lot of mosquitoes flying around.

Useful information

  • Location: Cu Chi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Best for: Adults, History buffs

  • Admission: 35,000

  • Hours: 9:00am – 5:00pm

  • Distance to city center: 22.0km (13.7 mi)

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