Table Of Contents
- 1. Marble Mountains History
- 2. The ideal time to visit the Marble Mountains in Vietnam
- 3. How to visit the Marble Mountains Danang?
- 4. What to visit at the Mable Mountains Da Nang?
- 5. Marble Mountains entrance fee and opening hours
1. Marble Mountains History
Located on the route of Da Nang – Hoi An, Marble Mountains or Ngu Hanh Son is a complex of 5 limestone mountains rising on the coastal sand: Kim Son, Moc Son, Thuy Son, Hoa Son and Tho Son. Ngu Hanh Son Mountain has majestic landscapes with ancient mossy rocks and many unique cultural and historical architectural works.
2. The ideal time to visit the Marble Mountains in Vietnam
Marble Mountains Weather
With fresh, cool weather and beautiful 4-season scenery, Ngu Hanh Son is one of the attractive Da Nang tourist destinations that you can visit at any time of the year. If traveling in the summer, besides Ngu Hanh Son, you can also combine vacation at the beaches in the area.
3. How to visit the Marble Mountains Danang?
Directions to Marble Mountains Da Nang
The distance from the center of Da Nang city to Ngu Hanh Son is only about 7km so you can choose to travel by motorbike, bus or taxi.
Motorbike: You can follow 2 roads to Ngu Hanh Son: Vo Nguyen Giap – Truong Sa – Non-Nuoc. Or Le Van Hien – Non-Nuoc. Travel time by motorbike is about 15 minutes.
Bus: You can choose the number 1 route from Da Nang to Hoi An, depart from Da Nang City Central Bus Station and get off at Marble Mountains. The time between trips is 20 minutes. Taxi: Some of the taxis in Da Nang are Han River Taxi, Mai Linh Taxi, Huong Lua Taxi.
Marble Mountains Map
4. What to visit at the Mable Mountains Da Nang?
4.1. Mable of Water
Thuy Son or Marble of Water is also called Tam Thai mountain because there are 3 peaks located on three floors like the three stars of Tam Thai. In the 5 mountains, Thuy Son is the most beautiful and largest mountain that many tourists choose to visit and explore. To reach the top of the mountain, you can choose to climb over a hundred steps. Another way is to take an elevator with a transparent glass chamber with a two-way ticket of 40,000 VND.
Coming here not only to admire the beautiful panoramic city of Da Nang from above but also you can visit many beautiful temples and caves.
4.2. Linh Ung Pagoda
When coming to Marble Mountains, Linh Ung Pagoda cannot be overlooked on Thuy Son mountain. Placed in a solemn position in the middle of the temple is a 10m high Buddha statue with two sides worshiping Lady Buddha Bodhisattva and Bodhisattva Dia Tang. This place not only attracts many tourists who love spiritual tourism. But also where you can immerse yourself in a peaceful place at Buddha’s door and away from the bustling city.
4.3. Tam Thai Pagoda
Tam Thai pagoda is also a large pagoda that many tourists choose to visit. The pagoda has a 3 door gate and according to Buddhist culture, the main gate is only for the monks while the right gate is for women and the left for men. Over time and war, the pagoda has been renovated many times but still retains many ancient Buddhist architectural features.
4.4. Huyen Khong Cave
Huyen Khong Cave is the most beautiful scenery among the caves in Ngu Hanh Son. The cave is open-air and has an extremely unique structure with circular arches to the outside, so it is always filled with light. Not only come to visit, but visitors also come here often to immerse themselves in the sacred space to feel calm and relaxed.
4.5. Tan Chon Cave
Tan Chon Cave is one of the most beautiful Marble mountain caves that you must visit on Mable of Water. Inside the cave, there are a lot of smaller caves where you will admire the masterpieces of nature such as The big Buddha statue doing meditation; The standing Buddha statue teaching and blessing people. The Holy chess table and as well as the place where the Champa Kingdom worship the God Shiva in Hinduism.
4.5. Hades Cave
Am Phu Cave or Hades Cave is one of the major caves in the Ngu Hanh Son cluster. This is a natural cave with mysterious dark features and many nooks deep into the ground that seems to be going to the gates of hell. Therefore, people here have long recreated many punishments under the underworld in caves with the purpose of reminding and waking up people to live better.
4.6. Non-Nuoc Mable carving village
Non-Nuoc stone carving village is a destination many tourists visit when visiting Ngu Hanh Son. Coming here, you will admire the stone sculptures made by extremely talented hands of Non-Nuoc artisans. You will feel a bit of the love of the craftsmen here when you witness the process of “transformation” from lifeless stones, through each drill, meticulous strokes to become a finished product.
Come here, you can buy some pretty figurines as gifts for relatives and friends. Remember to bargain to buy it at a cheaper price!
4.7. Non Nuoc Beach
Located near the Marble Mountains, Non-Nuoc beach attracts visitors by its pristine beauty, tranquility, and freshness. With fine white sand stretching along the clear blue beach and green casuarina groves in the wind, you are immersed in the clear, cool water, dispelling all the troubles of everyday life. Not far from the Marble Mountains, you can combine your relaxation at Non-Nuoc Beach with a fascinating visit to the Marble Mountains!
5. Marble Mountains entrance fee and opening hours
To visit the Marble Mountains of Vietnam, you have to buy entrance tickets. The Marble Mountain price costs 40,000 VND roughly 2 USD for a person. If you would like to take the elevator to go up, it costs 15,000 VND/ person. Children under 10 years old are free. The Marble Mountain opening hours is from 7 am to 6 pm every day of the year and even on New Year as well.
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