Cu Chi Tunnels located in the northwest of Saigon 70km.
Far from noisy life, a lot of vehicles, traffic lights, tall buildings … the Cu Chi true that a peaceful countryside.
Tunnels Tickets to only 20,000 e pretty cheap, if you visit more destinations recreated resistance bases, the total fare is 40,000 VND. In each hall, and some tunnels will guide staff. Especially as all the staff dressed in army, slippers, beard, hat hand dirt, her three girls, black shirt, bandana jacket looks very attractive and friendly.
Tunnel complex system long tunnel about 200 km, designed extremely complex, interlaced, this tunnel through the tunnel there as bunker commander, kitchen, infirmary, cellar rest, stewed ambulance, wells water … deep 3- 4 floors even through out the Saigon river. Uninterrupted connectivity plus the most necessary condition for survival, the Cu Chi Tunnels nothing more like a city underground.
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Seeing the students, the students go in groups creep up, get under, face covered with sweat, mud, but everyone is happy, excited, it made me even more eager to want to slip quickly into the pit discovery . I walked to a hatch, he guards: 120 m long tunnel, 2 levels deep, you want to conquer it? Just as long as when listening to e 120m, the other children were afraid placed by a long way, will be very tired and weary. Suddenly there you dive, you’re also pulling me down. So I started tunneling. As dark as in the cellar, with room lights, very dark place, grew to the mysterious, fear, but curiosity capital made me more motivation to the next step.
Some places you can visit, such as the hall tunnel slide material resistance of our army and people, kitchen makeshift Hoang Cam, where sewing uniforms for the army, work area slipper– from rubber tires canteens, weapons bunker, bunker ambulance, exhibit tunnels pictures …. Hereby confirm the seizure of enemy weapons such as guns, grenades, bombs, mines, artillery …. Some mementos you can purchase brought such products made from spent shell casings made aircraft, helicopter, keychains or outfit the army and especially the beard very casual sandals, durable and cheap.You have to bend and posture, narrow area goes like will be very tired and sore calf, I go more than 30 meters, then begins tired, I stay a little and then go forward, becomes more and more tired, and when deep down one floor underground more I started to see fear, sweat fell as rain because too tired, black in front of me was dark, I was just crawling with both hands to try to destination. After the break 2-3 and then go on, I got out of tunnel, a tunnel destination is different – cellar ambulance. Feeling very tired, my legs were very sore body, covered in soil, but very happy, everyone looked at each other laughing. Our reward cassava dot sesame salt, familiar dishes of the sister team to guide cooked on the table nearby. Rustic dishes, but very tasty.