Ben Dinh Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City

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 Using our world travel planner, Ho Chi Minh City attractions like Ben Dinh Tunnels can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Show how they live down under ground to fight and surve in war and always fighting fore there country  more »
  • a must when traveling to Saigon,you will need more than an hour to reach the place and at least another hour to walk, cralw and see how the life of Vietnamese fighters were in the iron triangle, if yo...  more »
  • This visit can not miss if you visit HCM, to know how they lived during the war, not to forget. Tacky, however, try to shoot, even if those shots that you hear Yes when you get in the Bush, we are already entering the atmosphere we breathed.
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  • Great place for a history lesson and to see how ingenious the VC were. The tour could have been a bit better. The equipment used for the film show was old and the audio was terrible. They could improve it vastly by just upgrading to digital instead of the scratchy old VHS.
  • Didn't know what to expect, very informative. Lots of people but well organised small groups.
  • I recommend going with a tour, like Vietnam adventure tour, because they organise transport there and back and provide stories of each part. You can also go inside the tunnels but it's very small, you cannot stand and have to crawl. It can be for a long time. You can also shoot an ak 47, it's about 5 USD for 5 bullets. While you are going through the tour you can hear the ak 47 going off all the time, which makes it more realistic. Imagine if they added mortars that would have been crazy.
  • Amazing experience visiting the tunnels, looking at how they lived under ground and even fired an AK-47 done the range. Would definitely recommend!
  • This is a very earrie place but a must see to have some understanding of the war some parts are very confronting but is part of the history

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