One of the main sites in the network of caves surrounding Ha Long Bay, Dong Thien Cung sits shrouded in local myths of dragons and lovers. During this first stop on many of the bay’s cave tours, you'll encounter a complex, naturally formed interior of stalactites, stalagmites, and cathedral-like dome ceilings spread over roughly 10,000 sq m (10,7639 sq ft). Said to have hosted the seven-day wedding festivities of the dragon king and cloud princess, many of the eerily lit rock formations are attributed to guests of the mythical party turning into stone. Ask your guide to point out the numerous characters while carefully walking to the center of the cave. Arrange your visit to Dong Thien Cung and discover more family-friendly attractions in Halong Bay using our Halong Bay journey planner.
Dong Thien Cung reviews
We had a choice on board our boat in the morning, you could go to the beach or go to the caves. Most of the people on our boat opted for the caves. If you are not good on your feet,then this is not... more »
We went on a 4-hour cruise around Ha Long Bay, including lunch, organised as part of a Viking river cruise. Towards the end of the cruise, we visited the equally amazing Golden Cave complex... more »
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