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Cu Chi Tunnels Vietnam Guide: Facts, Length, History with Map

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  Cu Chi Tunnels are an underground defense system in Cu Chi District, 70 km northwest of Ho Chi Minh City. This system was dug by the Viet Minh resistance army and the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam during the Indochina War and the Vietnam War. The tunnel system consists of infirmary, many rooms, kitchen, storage, office, underground tunnel system, about 250 km long and ventilation systems located at the bushes. Map of Cu Chi Tunnels System Cu Chi Tunnels were built at the end of the Ho Chi Minh Trail, on a land known as "steel land" to praise the resilient will of the people and army here. During the 1968 Tet Offensive, the Southern Liberation Army came from this tunnel system to attack Saigon. History of Cu Chi Tunnels System: Cu Chi Tunnels are a common term for the different tunnels, formed between 1946-1948, during the Indochina War (French War). During this time, the militia and people of Tan Phu Trung and Phuoc Vinh An dug