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Dong Thien Cung

Halong Bay, Vietnam
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Ranked #6 of 8 Attractions in Halong Bay
Type: Caverns/ Caves
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British Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

This was our second cave stop; the first being Sung Sot. This cave is not as large as Sung Sot. One website has Sung Sot at 10,000 square meters (12,000 square yards) whereas the sign at the entrance for Thien Cung Cave says its area is 3,000 square meters (3,250 square yards). Like Sung Sot, you will have to climb... More

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Guri, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

CC ( 2014.07.31 ) I and my son visited there on Halong Bay tour. Because of hot weather, we tired a little. So we agonized over whether go or not. If we were not going there, maybe we will regret to not go. The cave was very beautiful and cool. The view of cave was glittering with coloful lights. About... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Wonder what the fuss is about this place. Lots of people queueing up to enter this cave, which is hardly any spectacular or with any historical importance. Go if u really have never seen a cave or if u really wanna get out of the cruise ship.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We went here with our tour and I did not what to expect. I've been to some caves in Laos but this was the first one with stalagmites and stalactites in this size - incredible! Before we entered you could understand that it would be crowded hence to the number of boats outside. It took a while to get around... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

It is quite touristy here and can get very crowed by late morning/midday. The caves themselves are very good, and BIG... But due to the crowds, you are going around at snails pace.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

One of the most natural beautiful caves where I've ever seen. I love this place so much. Love to com

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ACT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Stalagmites and stalactites in large scale. Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful. BUT we were there with at least 5-600 other tourists. No joke, it was crawling pace getting through the cave, not that this was a problem but it was over crowded and overwhelming. The cave is lit up with bright coloured lights and whilst this makes it look 'pretty', it does... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

we stopped by the cave as part of our halong bay cruise. it's a neat cave. you can learn, or be refreshed, on your high school geology. the limestone islands that dot the bay are great and getting a glimpse at another part of ecology is fun. it is a walk up some small steps that are wet. be careful.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I had only one day to visit Halong from Hanoi. so I only had chance to see Thien Cung cave. It was fantastic!!! nature are so amazing!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Stalligmites & stalligtites......a lovely walk through these fantastic caves...... But with the numbers going through bound to increase as tourist numbers increase I really fear for the future of this fragile environment. All those people in seemingly uncontrolled numbers breathing out vast quantities of CO2 is bound to have serious consequences in years to come. A visit worth doing if... More

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