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Good experience

Should try to walk inside the tunnel to see . After that we will pass by a old tree for... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
SP W
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Malaysia
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A History Beckoning

It tells the story of many lives lost, but also the lifestyle of the Malaysia Communist Group their... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Texan C
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Singapore, null, Singapore
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All reviews entrance fee exhibition hall own transport interesting place thousand years air raid shelter short climb storage area lush jungle setting walking shoe main entrance multiple entrances forest area malaysian government three months worth a visit tunnel complex
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Should try to walk inside the tunnel to see . After that we will pass by a old tree for photographing inside the jungle . Don’t worry no far away . This tunnel not suitable for elderly

Thank SP W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our visit, we had a very good tour guide who himself was a communist member. He gave a very very good explanation about the tunnel. Ex, how to build the tunnel, how to survive from the bomb, etc. Very lifely explanation. Walked through the...More

Thank CheeWee87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good environment cause it is located at uphill. Hence, you can get a fresh air in the morning. The place which you can learn & know more about the historical of communist party. You can also can do some shopping here with some local handicraft...More

Thank Hooiyee7409
Reviewed 26 October 2018

It tells the story of many lives lost, but also the lifestyle of the Malaysia Communist Group their struggles here with its long ideologies & how many of them live in tunnels & caves. The intelligence of organising themselves, & escaping from the many bombs...More

Thank Texan C
Reviewed 18 September 2018 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 11 September 2018 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

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kee p
2 September 2018|
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Response from Chuatc |
Hi Kee Hope I am not too late here. As Luke mentioned, here is more details. Driving your own car to Betong, Thailand :- 1) Car geran original (if copy, you need to get it stamped at the police station to confirm its... More
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leneme
29 June 2016|
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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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