Climb 680 steps through lush vegetation into a large grotto at Sung Sot Cave, a part of Ha Long Bay World Heritage Site. Filled with unusual rock formations highlighted by colored lights, the cave features naturally carved limestone in intricately ornate shapes covering its long walls. Stalactites and stalagmites under spotlights create a dramatic effect for spectators in this popular tourist spot. You can see limestone in the shape of a Buddha or a tortoise, with the most famous formation in the shape of a phallic rock under pink spotlights, believed to contribute to fertility. Put Sung Sot Cave on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Halong Bay travel itinerary planner .
Tours to Sung Sot Cave
From Hanoi: Halong Bay One Day Escape Including Lunch on the Boat BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $98
Duration: 10 to 11 hours
2-Day Halong Bay Tour with Optional Hanoi Transfer by Bus BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $181
Duration: 2 days
Sung Sot Cave Reviews
Il faut y aller tôt le matin pour éviter le monde (idéalement vers 7h30). Cette grotte porte très bien son nom "Grotte de la surprise" car chaque cavité (il y en a 3) est encore plus grande et plus be... more »You have to go early in the morning to avoid the world (ideally around 7:30). This cave is very well named "Grotte of surprise" because each cavity (there are 3) is even larger and more beautiful than the previous one. Attention it is hot and heavy (just the opposite of the French caves).
지하가 아닌 지상에 있는 동굴이라 안의 온도는 낮은 편이 아니다. 들어가는 입구가 좁고 물기가 있어서 미끄럽다. 동굴에서 나왔을 때 보이는 전망이 끝내준다 more »Since the cave sits on the ground rather than underground, the temperature inside is not low. The entrance to the hotel is small and slippery due to the dry ness. The view from the cave is amazing.
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