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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, Outdoors
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Outdoors
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Hanoi, Vietnam
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

my family and I had the opportunity to visit Halong Bay, we chose one night stay on board, all are excellent and most especially it is when we get to visit Thien Cung. With lots of stalactites and stalagmite from the ceiling, a huge cave located in Halong Bay. the air inside is very cool, I can imagine the animals... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

The climb and visit to the cave is easy and enjoyable. While most limestone caves are beautiful with the lighting and the landscape. This cave is not exception and still a visit is recommended.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We stopped here on our cruise of Ha Long Bay There is a fair climb up steps to the entrance to the caves,but if you are able to do it ,you wont be disappointed. The caves are not at all claustrophobic as they are very spacious and lit with beautiful coloured lights. Walking inside is fairly easy as you are... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Thien Cung Cave or the Cave of Heavenly Palace (天宫一号) can be part of your itinerary for your Ha Long Bay trip. It offers a great experience to the visitors. The entrance is in the middle of mountain which requires the visitors extra efforts in hiking up there. Once you are inside the cave, you may feel cooler due to... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stopped at these caves for a look during our boat cruise of Halong Bay. The formations in the cave are interesting and colorful because they have installed lights throughout the cave. For serious cavers, their are many cave formations in the U.S. that are more spectacular but while visiting Vietnam it is an interesting place to visit for about... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After a steep climb from the dock we entered the caves. We were lucky we went there was not many people so we could take a leisurely walk around. Be careful and wear good shoes as it can be a little slippery. The lights shine on all the rock formations highlighting them. The route is planned out so you just... More 

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British Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

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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