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Sung Sot Cave, Halong Bay
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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. Our Halong Bay tour planner makes visiting Sung Sot Cave and other Halong Bay attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Enough are said on how beautiful the surprising caves are which indeed are worth the climb! What's the other surprise is that the crowd on Sunday are huge! Hold on to your cameras and bags when climbi...  more »
  • The cave is very wide and is decorated with the bulbs enough the very nice colors. The walls, stalactites, stalagmites form many shapes.
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  • We visited this cave and boy did this surprise us, they call it the surprising cave and it sure was surprising. It is huge inside and the way the lights have been lit up really gives this area an atmo...  more »