How Sung Sot Cave is Special?
It’s also the place where many unique rock formations are nowhere to be found. From the pier up about 50 steps up the rock and then down to the next twenty stone steps to the cave with a height of about 25 m. Approximately 10,000 m2 with thousands of stalagmites, stalactites.
In the cave there is a system of paving stones from the cave entrance to the 500m long exit. The two sides of the aisle are low street lamp posts, which are both decorative and illuminated. The lighting system with elegant patterns. Get inside the Sung Sot cave, the 30m high cave has small, smoothly shaped incisions, as if it were decorated with foam, which resembles the ceiling of the grand theater, which is magnificent. Near the door, there are huge stone blocks rising from the ground to the ceiling. This is one of the typical karst caves, with high scientific value.
There are many legend about stalactite and stalagmites. Such as. Next to the entrance is stalactite shaped horse and a long sword. Legend said that. After defeating the enemy, Giong helped the people here chase ghosts, when the horrors of the Giong flew to heaven, leaving the sword and precious horse to reassure the people, drive away the monster.
Now in the cave there are many natural images that seem to be traces of that fierce battle, Saint Thanh Giong and his horse footprints become pretty little ponds and many large rocks crumble …
That the reason why Sung Sot Cave is one of the most attractive cave in Halong Bay. It welcome thousand of tourist from Cruise Halong Bay to visit this cave daily.
- Best time to visit the cave – 8:00 to 9:00am and from 16:00 to 17:00
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