Travel Experiences of Marble Mountains, Vietnam

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Marble Mountains, Danang
Marble Mountains, Danang

Marble Mountains, Vietnam is a famous tourist destination in Da Nang with beautiful scenery and mysterious caves. To help you learn more about this mountain, the article will share with you some experience of traveling in Marble Mountains.

Overview of Marble Mountains, Vietnam

Marble Mountains is known as the population of five limestone mountains with different heights and shapes and also known as Non Nuoc Mountain. Marble Mountains that is located in Hoa Hai ward, Ngu Hanh Son district, Danang annually attracts a lot of visitors. Each mountain has its own name given following five elements including Kim Son (Mental), Moc Son (Wood), Thuy Son (Water), Hoa Son (Fire) and Tho Son (Earth). Coming to Marble Mountains, Vietnam, tourists often choose Thuy Son – the largest mountain for exploration.

Which season is the best to visit Marble Mountains?

Marble Mountains, Vietnam owns beautiful landscape in all seasons; therefore you can come here all the time. But it is possible that it is the best for you to travel in the summer when you can go to the beach for swimming. This is the season having the largest number of tourists coming to the Marble Mountains during the year.

Destinations for the trip to Marble Mountains

Thuy Son is one of the most attractive tourist attractions and the biggest mountain and has the most beautiful sites in the Marble Mountains. The ticket to the mountain by an elevator is quite cheap. However, the elevator stops working in the evening and if you go up the mountain in the evening, you will have to go down on foot.

Thuy Son, Marble Mountains
Thuy Son, Marble Mountains

Tam Thai pagoda is situated on a relatively flat surface. The pagoda has three main gates and the most important entrance is only for the monk; the left one is for men and the right one is for women. The pagoda brings the ancient architecture and underwent repairs many a time due to natural disasters and war.

Tam Thai pagoda
Tam Thai pagoda

In Marble Mountains, Linh Ung pagoda is  the largest one on the summit of Thuy Son. This place owns a 10-meter Buddha placed in the center, the two sides include Kshitigarha and Avalokiteśvara. This is regarded as one of the most sacred pagodas in the region and if having an occasion to visit this site, you should not miss Linh Ung pagoda to pray for good things.

Linh Ung pagoda
Linh Ung pagoda

Besides, you should spend time exploring mysterious caves in Marble Mountains with different names such as Huyen Khong, Am Phu, Linh Nham, Van Nguyet and Lang Hu caves. Of the caves here, Huyen Khong cave is considered the biggest and the most beautiful one. In addition, the cave carries distinctive and mysterious features that bring tourists the strange feeling.  For other caves, each of them has different interesting points and shapes but it ascertained that they will not make you disappointed.

Am Phu cave
Am Phu cave

Reaching the top of Thuy Son mountain, you will see the panoramic view of Danang and Danang beach from above. Tourists are advised to bring with them a camera to record memorable moments. After doing some sightseeing in Marble Mountains, you come back the foot of the mountain to buy a few souvenirs. In reality, you can purchase some stone statues at the Non Nuoc fine arts stone village.

Non Nuoc village
Non Nuoc village