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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  • Beautiful caves in the belly of the Earth, very comfortable and with a location that is accessible to children! Unfortunately are very crowded especially the climb to enter the caves (but which offers a fantastic view with strategic locations for photography lovers) and the first part of the path then the cave reveals itself in all its grandeur and magnificence and do not Note most crowded of tourists! Really beautiful with strange creations (for these I recommend you see the attached photos)! Recommended!!!
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  • Halong Bay Cruise-possessed cave. Fairly large and wonderfully, the view from the cave exit side of the Halong Bay views are pretty.
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  • Despite attempts to enhance it with artificial lighting, the cave of surprises (Sung Sot is the Vietnamese translation of the name that was given by early French visitors) has very surprising; In addition the cave I believe that it is "dead" (to say that the limestone formations do not accrue more) due to the influx of visitors and the lack of attention to these not to touch the walls.
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