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Ben Dinh Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City

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Landmark Military Facility
Experience a life of a guerilla patriot and go underground to fight an overwhelming invader at Ben Dinh Tunnels, a popular tourist site part of a huge system of tunnels. Slither past the dark tunnel 1.2 m (3.9 ft) tall and 0.8 m (2.6 ft) wide walls and snake up and down the underground corridor. Some 50 m (164 ft) in length shown to visitors is part of tens of thousands of miles of tunnels dug by Viet Cong to fight better supplied US troops. Check a large map of the extent of the network and cross-section of the tunnels and see a disabled M-41 tank and a bomb crater at the exit Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ben Dinh Tunnels by using our Ho Chi Minh City tourist route planner.
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  • Going all the way to Vietnam and not visiting the cu chi tunnels !!! It is a little difficult to visit but it is the main part of the Vietnamese history  more »
  • Only for those who in good health. Not for those who afraid of dark, weak leg, respiratory problem, or too big body. The tunnel is small. If you just curious, just go out at the first exit. The rest o...  more »
  • Some reviewers seem to think this site is Cu Chi Tunnels, which are located about five kilometers north. The Ben Dinh Tunnels do not have the same expansive network, but the purpose was the same. Viet...  more »
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  • A cultural experience. Tunnels are quite something. Shooting range is fun but expensive.
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