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Dong Thien Cung, Halong Bay

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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. Work out when and for how long to visit Dong Thien Cung and other Halong Bay attractions using our handy Halong Bay vacation generator.
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  • We visited this cave was part of a 4 hour morning cruise. The cave itself is beautiful and interesting. Some of the areas are lighted up. The walking paths along the cave are very easy to navigate. Ke...  more »
  • The cave is magnificent and well worth a visit. Recommended! The journey there is also worth making, although air pollution and weather caused the visibility to be like that.
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  • Always come to join tours to Halong Bay and cave tours. Variety of shapes for the guide explains, "elephant", "women" and "bird", but "not having been told... so at?" about a is because there are colorful lighting, how to show a pop so much thought going into space. And displaying the unusual items in Japan.
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