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. 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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  • Really interesting cave to visit. It is so huge and has some interesting rock formations. It could be better with some panels showing more information about the history of the cave, its discovery and ...  more »
  • visit to the cave was included in our Halong Bay cruise.you have some steps up and down,but all in all it's a nice experience.the lights they had inside were realy nice.  more »
  • The light reflected through the moving water outdoors causes the formations within the chamber to apparently come alive. Based on the locals, that was the reason the cave was called Sung Sot, through ...  more »
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