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Address: Ha Long, Haiphong, Vietnam
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It's a pretty nice cave with some interesting stalactite relate to a legend about one of "Four Immortals" in Vietnam's history. Note: This place located in Ha Long Bay Area... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Haiphong, Vietnam
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English first
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142 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Very adventurous and slippery cave. Tour guide always come out with nonsense explanation on the cave such as this cave look like this animal or that animal

Thank lyloi
Dordt, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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98 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Beuatifull cave very big but with lots of people. Boats full just splashing in. It is slippery snd very warm when you come out.

Thank Arnold W
Haiphong, Vietnam
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It's a pretty nice cave with some interesting stalactite relate to a legend about one of "Four Immortals" in Vietnam's history. Note: This place located in Ha Long Bay Area, which belong to Quang Ninh Province, not Hai Phong city!!!

6 Thank thangpv
Fort Lauderdale
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278 reviews
88 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The walks of these caves are some of the best in the world especially as you exit the caves The view of the bay below is breathtaking there are dozens of boats and huge rocks sticking out of the water like a serpent crawling along the sea

6 Thank Jared F
Chennai (Madras), India
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44 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We had a memorable trip to the cave. On the back drop of our conference. ....we had a great time! The boat rise too is exciting. But the caves are maintainwed very well!

Thank kodasrivatsa
Ghaziabad, India
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300 reviews
228 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Some 2-3 km southeast of Trong Mai Islet lies Bo Nau Cave or Pelican Cave. The floor of the grotto is wide and flat, but not deep, and inside are lots of stalactites and stalagmites. While the Stalactites fall down from the roof of the grotto in different clusters the stalagmites grow up in different shapes and layers. At the... More 

2 Thank Frontiermail
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

i love Vietnam so much,because Vietnam has a long history,rich culture,friendly people,great foods and beautiful lanscape but environment is very polluted .....i hope Vietnam will be more green in the near future!!!

3 Thank vietnamtourist_12
Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Take your time to think about how special this place is.. you will feel puny! A cave complex that will dazzle you, just imagine you're the first to discover this cave. The coloured lights sometimes make it look like a carnival but it does add a certain sphere..

2 Thank 8E7
Geneva, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2012

If you visit Ha Long bay take the time to see this attraction, and go on a guided tour! The wonderful stories of the formations are a part of the experience and are a revealing insight into the culture and philosophy of Vietnam.

2 Thank kgbGeneva

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