Sung Sot Cave, Halong Bay

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#2 of 14 in Parks in Halong Bay
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 .
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  • Large cave with different galleries, easy to visit. Very well organised for large amounts of visitors. We were impressed the way it was organised. Very dry cave, witch is very uncommon. Very save to.....  more »
  • Our one-hour visit to these island caves was a real treat, part of our Ha Long Bay Heritage cruise on Jasmin. Using Jasmin's tender, we landed on the concrete quay, then with our ship's guide, spent.....  more »
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