Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam

Ranked #9 in Vietnam Tourism

A magnificent example of the Vietnamese perseverance, Cu Chi Tunnels is an underground system consisting of 250 km of tunnels that were dug in the 1940′s and were developed during the Vietnam War in the 1960′s.

Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam

Cu Chi Tunnels, Vietnam (credit)

Cu Chi Tunnels Tour

Nowadays, it has become a popular tourism destination to those who want to see how the Vietnamese managed to build such a community with very simple tools and how they lived there. Ben Duoc and Ben Dihn are the most popular tourist spots for exploring the tunnels. Throughout the tunnels, you will be introduced to the weapons used at the wartime, see some original chambers and the main quarters. Visiting the tunnels is a truly unique experience, unless you are claustrophobic.

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