The tunnels in Cu Chi were initially dug by the Viet Minh in 1948 and subsequently expanded by the Viet Cong. They were used for storage and refuge and contained sleeping quarters, hospitals and schools. The tunnels were used as a basis for military operations against US and Southern Vietnamese forces during the Vietnam war. A small section of the tunnels has been opened for tourists.
01 Models of Vietcong fighters 02 Rocket launcher tubes 03 Tunnel 04 Staircase 05 Air intake camouflaged as rock
06 Hidden door to tunnels 07 Tree leaves roof 08 Bunker entrance with roof 09 Staircase 10 Tunnel 11 Tunnel
12 Commanding headquarter meeting bunker 13 Trap 14 Bunker entrance with roof 15 Sleeping room 16 Roof of dining room
17 Dining room
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