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World War II Japanese bunker

This a large bunker made by Indonesian slaves back from World War II Japanese inquisition. I... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Riska A
Tangerang, Indonesia
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Historical site of WW2

The place is clean enough with the maintained evidence of the WW2 events such as the dug wall, the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Banda Aceh, Indonesia
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Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

This a large bunker made by Indonesian slaves back from World War II Japanese inquisition. I reccomend everyone to pay a guide to enter the site, since it was only a series of hollow room under a hill if you get no explanation of it.

Thank Riska A
Reviewed 9 August 2018

The place is clean enough with the maintained evidence of the WW2 events such as the dug wall, the observation post for Japanese soldier during the war, and the guides are experienced much in explaining the cave.

Thank MuhammadK2053
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We loved walking around these tunnels. There weren't any English speaking guides available when we arrived, but inside the tunnels we met a guide who told us a bit more about the history. A lot of mysteries still unsolved, very interesting.

Thank Sharon v
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Cave is quite big. with well lit. There is not enough sign about where to go especially the exit. it seemed that it was made like that so guests would use the service of a guide. So, if you don't want to use guide, take...More

1  Thank Hartoni A
Reviewed 17 April 2018

A fine example of war history and human endurance! Well worth the experience, be sure to get an English speaking guide though. Without a guide, would be an injustice unless you can converse in Bahasa...

Thank BalliangBoy
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

This place is one of must visit place when you are in Bukittinggi, which has its own story. You must visit here to know more about it.

Thank dinsya
Reviewed 19 February 2018

The history is rich, but there are much to be done to improve the Japanese caves. There are so many unnecessary items left in many corners in the caves, and that became an eyesore after walking for quite some time. I will not visit again....More

1  Thank BernardK546
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Visit then is quiet interesting especially at last moment because less people and time of the dinner around 6-7 pm , the best time to explore the caves in silence and make some horror scenes if u like taking photos or videos :)

Thank Sunshine Z
Reviewed 30 January 2018

The Japanese Cave in Bukittinggi is not all that interesting because apart from the cave there isn't all that much to see. Also there are a lot of steps to climb down and then up again, so it really isn't suitable for people with young...More

Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I visited Japanase Cave three times in a row. First day, by my own, second day with friend, third day with another friend. I realize, the history make this cave more interesting. There is a rumor, you could go below Clock Tower through secret passage...More

Thank VeraT990
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