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Historical & Interesting

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
siewlean
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
Interesting Place

This Piyamit tunnels is located at Ban Piyamit 1, take about 40 minutes drive from Betong... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
bhliow
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selangor
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Tano Maero, Betong 95110, Thailand
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"exhibition hall"
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"own transport"
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"interesting place"
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"thousand years"
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"air raid shelter"
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"tunnel complex"
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"lush jungle setting"
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"highly recommended if you want"
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"walking shoe"
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"main entrance"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank siewlean
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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

2  Thank bhliow
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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
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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
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Reviewed 16 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

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Reviewed 12 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
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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
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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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Reviewed 5 December 2017

A general tourist place where visitors will go while in Betong, take around 40 mins from Betong by car. A good place to visit.

Thank asooi
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you like historical place, this is it. If you like trekking, this is it. If you like nature, this is it. A must visit place in Betong, get to know the history about malayan communist. Need good walking shoe and attire for outdoor activities...More

2  Thank birdwithoutleg
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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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Response from Chuatc |
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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leneme
5 May 2015|
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Response from ChrisKLM | Reviewed this property |
When you are in Betong, you will not miss it. The road signs are very clear.
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