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Japanese Cave, Bukittinggi

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Dug during World War II, Japanese Cave contains a system of tunnels once used as a defensive camp for Indonesian slave workers and Japanese soldiers. Discover dimly lit tunnels with rooms for military barracks, ammunition storage, martial court, kitchen, prison, and more. Consider visiting with a tour guide to get the full story behind each room's history and hear about a dramatic event that led to the deaths of nearly 3,000 Japanese troops. Work out when and for how long to visit Japanese Cave and other Bukittinggi attractions using our handy Bukittinggi trip maker site.
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  • We visited the Japanese tunnel in August 2019. The main entrance of this 1.5 kilometers long tunnel (opened to that can be explored tourists is located in Panorama Park. We had an English speaking...  more »
  • Entrance fee can only be paid by cash card from Bank BNI and no other alternative. Near the entrance of the Goa Jepang (Japanese Cave), many tour guides are waiting. They told us that it is better to....  more »
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