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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

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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7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
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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stillwater, mn
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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9 attraction reviews
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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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44 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
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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Durham, NC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We visited as part of a shore excursion in Dec 2013. Excellent boat ride there (but beware of the ladies who will push you to buy tourist junk at three to five times the price you can find them at the market on shore). There are uneven crumbling steps up and down at the entrance and exit to the caves,... More

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Holbrook, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

These caves are amazing in their natural state, there is no need to light the place up like a night club. Nonetheless, this cave is very impressive. It is absolutely massive and there are unique formations surrounding you at every turn. Between the lack of light and the silly colored lighting, it is difficult for any the pictures taken inside... More

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Osaka, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

It's exactly the most beautiful cave I have ever seen! Then getting out the the cave, I got the feeling of just watching a unique, spactacular fine-art museum which is made by nature, get out of the imagine, ability and intellect of human.

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