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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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  • This cave was one you will never forget. The stairs to enter are tiring, but it is worth dragging yourself up them. Once you reach the top -- and there are excellent views on the way -- you are in the...  more »
  • Loved the natural formed stone work and beautiful colours. One of the highlights of my trip. Only thing was the stairs leading up to it very steep.  more »
  • This is a really large cave but there are lots of steps initially so probably no good if you have bad knees. I just took my time and got there eventually. There is a great view from the top and some l...  more »