If the determined spirit of the Vietnamese can be symbolized by a place Cu Chi would showcase it perfectly. You don’t see too much evidence of the fighting, bombing and destruction that shuddered Cu Chi during the war unless you go underground.
Visiting the tunnels is a sad but also interesting and memorable experience. The spirit and tenacity of the Vietnamese people is something to learn about. The tunnels have currently turned into somewhat of a touristy souvenir place but it’s still something you should see.