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A good place to learn about history.

Located at the mountain areas off Betong, it is a well hidden and requires transportation from... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
leelitng
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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A journey to some historic events

A bit of uphill walking is required but the route is well paved. Have few resting spots along the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Anne_My
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Alor Star. Kedah
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Tano Maero, Betong 95110, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Located at the mountain areas off Betong, it is a well hidden and requires transportation from Betong. Requires some walking too before reaching the main tunnel and good sports shoes are needed. Love how the stuff is well arranged at the musuem.

Thank leelitng
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A bit of uphill walking is required but the route is well paved. Have few resting spots along the way for those with lower stamina. Worth a visit to understand the life of the communists in the jungle. The tunnels are wider ( enough for...More

Thank Anne_My
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A short climb up the hill. The museum was very informative. Walking through the tunnel was an experience!

Thank siewlean
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This Piyamit tunnels is located at Ban Piyamit 1, take about 40 minutes drive from Betong city.  This tunnel was built in three months in 1976, winding through the mountain for about one kilometer in length with multiple entrances and exits. It was used as...More

3  Thank bhliow
Reviewed 25 March 2018

They used this as a base to fight the Malaysian government and the Japanese during World War 2. After the war, The Thai King offered land for the communists if they surrendered. Majority of the communist surrendered and were given land. Very smart thinking by...More

2  Thank Jeremytankimkeat
Reviewed 6 March 2018

The road to the piyamit tunnel bit winding. You need to walk 1KM from the entrance to the tunnel. There is museum

Thank lukepj21
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

What is Piyamit Tunnel? During my recent birthday, I had an opportunity to visit this place and as a history aficionado, it was the best birthday gift by far. Excavated by Malayan communists in 1976 to avoid bombardment, this is a network of interconnected tunnels...More

Thank riss r
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Most of what I understand from my visit to Piyamit Tunnels is through inference. These were tunnels built by the communists in the 1970s to store bombs and probably to hide. There is a “smokeless stove” whereby the smoke goes into the ground and is...More

Thank SalsaB
Reviewed 17 January 2018

Remember to visit the museum first. Then only go to the thousand years old tree. You have to walk uphill to the tunnel and the museum located at uphill. Thousand tree is on the separate way from museum and located at down hill near entrance.

Thank waihong
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

This the place where communists living in 50-60an. The tunnels, museum, kitchen & thousand years tree are here. THB60 admission fee

Thank Lee C
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kee p
2 September 2018|
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Response from lukepj21 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, You need to prepare several things. 1. TM2 & TM3 form (seach from internet) 2. Passport 3. Copy of your road tax 4. Compulsory Car/Motorcycle insurance (normally for Betong not need) but crossing Bukit Kayu Hitam... More
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leneme
29 June 2016|
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Response from ChrisKLM | Reviewed this property |
Self drive will be easy, with clear road signs. You wont get lost as it is a loop, going to piyamit. Not sure about other mode of transport though.
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leneme
14 July 2015|
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Hi. It may be a little late but Betong is not a very big town to explore and going to the tunnel should include the trip to the Hot Water Spring (1st attraction to reach by road), durians and fruits on sale here when in... More
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