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Japanese Cave, Bukittinggi

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Dug during World War II, Japanese Cave contains a system of tunnels once used as a defensive camp for Indonesian slave workers and Japanese soldiers. Discover dimly lit tunnels with rooms for military barracks, ammunition storage, martial court, kitchen, prison, and more. Consider visiting with a tour guide to get the full story behind each room's history and hear about a dramatic event that led to the deaths of nearly 3,000 Japanese troops. Work out when and for how long to visit Japanese Cave and other Bukittinggi attractions using our handy Bukittinggi itinerary planner.
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  • Memasuki Goa Jepang, seakan akan kita di bawa ke masa lalu, imajinasi dan tragedi th 1942, pada perjalan sejarah bangsa-bangsa di dunia pasca perang dunia ke Dua, pahit untuk di kenang dan indah untuk...  more »
  • Lokasinya tidak jauh dari Jam Gadang. Goa ini merupakan peninggalan sejarah jaman Jepang dimana goa ini dibangun sebagai kubu pertahanan penjajah jepang. Goa ini dapat berdiri sebagai hasil kerja paks...  more »
  • It is called Japanese Cave because it was built by Japanese army during their invasion there in 1940s. The cave was man made and used for hiding. Japanese built this cave by forcing people to work wit...  more »