Marble Mountains

The Marble Mountains (Ngu Hanh Son) consist of five craggy marble outcrops topped with pagodas. Each mountain is named for the natural element it’s said to represent: Thuy Son (Water), Moc Son (Wood), Hoa Son (Fire), Kim Son (Metal or Gold) and Tho Son (Earth).

Marble Mountains have attractive sights such as Da Chong tunnel, Ba Tho Cave,Hades Cave, Huyen Khong Cave, Linh Ung Pagoda, Vong Giang Tower, etc., which is suitable for spiritual tourism. At the feet of the mountains, there is a village of marble sculptural arts over 300 years of age. It is the place for tourists to see with their own eyes the stone sculptural arts of talent craftsmen, and tourists can choose their most favourite products as souvenirs.

Address: 81 Huyen Tran Cong Chua Street

Price:

– Adults:

+ Thuy Son Cave: 1 USD / person

+ Am Phu Cave: 1 USD / person

– Pupils and Students: 5,000 VND / person

– Lifts: 1 USD / person/trip

Open time: 07:00 – 17:30 on weekdays.

Visit duration: 4h00

Best time 07:00 – 10:00; 14:30 – 17:30

 

About: 

Located 7 km from the City center to the southeast, it is considered the “Landscape of Southern Sky” with 5 mountains named after 5 elements Metal – Water – Wood – Fire – Earth. 

What to explore:

All of the mountains have cave entrances and numerous tunnels, and it is possible to climb to the summit of one of the peaks. Several buddhist sanctuaries can also be found within the mountains, making this a famous tourist destination. Kim Son (mountain of metal), Moc Son (Mountain of Wood), Thuy Son (Mountain of Water), Hoa Son (Mountain of Fire), and Tho Son (Mountain of Earth). Marble Mountains have attractive sights such as Da Chong tunnel, Ba Tho Cave, Hades Cave, Huyen Khong Cave, Linh Ung Pagoda, Vong Giang Dai Tower, etc., which is suitable for spiritual tourism. At the feet of the mountains, there is a village of marble sculptural arts over 300 years of age. It is the place for tourists to see with their own eyes the stone sculptural arts of talent craftsmen, and tourists can choose their most favourite products as souvenirs. 

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