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Dong Thien Cung

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Address: Halong Bay, Vietnam
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$505.00*
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Halong Bay Flight from Hanoi and L'Azalee Private Day Cruise
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$62.00*
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Full-Day Halong Tour including Bamboo Boat Ride from Hanoi
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$52.00*
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Full-Day Halong Tour including Kayaking from Hanoi

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Colorful cave

This cave situated in the Halong bay is big and colorful, a lot of lights create a nice atmosphere among stalagmites and stalattites.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Diego D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The caves are impressive. You need to take the halong bay tour to reach the place. It is the last stop of the cruise before you go back to the port. The caves are a UNESCO heritage site and rightfully so. Its a series of tunnels inside a mountain of limestone. The place is well lit and well taken care... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This cave situated in the Halong bay is big and colorful, a lot of lights create a nice atmosphere among stalagmites and stalattites.

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Thank Diego D
Colchester, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Thien Cua cave as part of a cruise of Halong Bay. We were lucky to be able to visit during a time when the crowds were thin. Your boat enters a lagoon on one of the limestone islands where you disembark and walk up a few sets of stairs to the cave entrance itself. We were not rushed... More 

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Thank Lee S
Elmira, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The multi colored lighting detracts from the appearance of the cave, in my opinion, but the natural cave formations are pretty none-the-less. Lots of steps, but pretty easy as cave tours go.

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NY, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you start climbing the stairs, you must watch your step. The outdoor steps do not have handrails in some sections and are comprised of uneven planks of wood. We disembarked our boat the same time as one Korean and two Chinese Tour groups so it was stressful navigating past all the crowds while trying to stick closely... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Paradise Cave (Dong Thien Cung) during our cruise in HaLong Bay. The visit takes about 2 hours -- we climb 200 step to reach the caves which allows an amazing view of the bay! Besides de view, the cave itself is worth the visiting -- several chambers and very well illuminated, so that we can easily see and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here on a tour (Darrien Culbert) and the tour guide was very knowledgeable. The walk through the caves are very easy, but not wheelchair friendly as there are some steps. The cave is lit up very nicely and makes for some great photographs. There are lots of stalactites and stalagmites as well as a number on large columns.... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

This cave is worth coming. It is full with interesting stalactites and big. There are a lot of stairs to climb. So it is not for elders but if they are in good shape they can do it slowly. Go see

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

We took a local boat tour and we're glad they took us to Thien Cung Cave. This cave is covered with thick forest and was recently discovered. The cave is impressive outside and inside. From outside you can see the beautiful view of the bay and inside with columns and columns of stalactites and stalagmites brightly lit up. It was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016

It is a popular (hence crowded island). Many boats dock here for tourists. One needs to hike up on to the island and there's lots of plants and rocks along the way. Once up and after visiting the caves, it is a beautiful sight to watch the Bay and the other islands. There are souvenir shops and drinks and fruits... More 

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