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Dong Thien Cung

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Address: Halong Bay, Vietnam
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$59.00*
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Full-Day Halong Tour including Bamboo Boat Ride from Hanoi
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$49.00*
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Full-Day Halong Tour including Kayaking from Hanoi
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$98.00*
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Halong day cruise to Thien Cung cave - Ba Hang village

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Day out in dong thien cung cave

My first cave visit in my life. It was a pretty hot day. We were four of us arranged private cheaper boat to go there. I was sweating before reaching, but when I entered into the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
ziaul k
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Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My first cave visit in my life. It was a pretty hot day. We were four of us arranged private cheaper boat to go there. I was sweating before reaching, but when I entered into the cave I felt cold. They have some cooling systems there. I experienced something extraordinary in my life. I still remember that day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The cave was beautiful and splendid and easy to walk inside. Our overnight cruise booked via HALONG BAY CRUISES NO LIMIT website was amazing and would recommend visit this cave !

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Eltham, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a cave basically. Nothing special. It is the lighting that makes it look beautiful. The story about how it was found is interesting and that you go in one side of the mountain and come out the other is also different. Not a lot of steps but they can be very slippery. Worth a visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of explanations for travellers, with a map of the route before you begin. Plenty of room for tour groups to pass each other if necessary. Plenty of rest stops if required. Nice, big, well lit and well laid out grotto full of interesting formations. Highly recommended.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Located on a small island in Halong Bay, Dong Thien Cung Caves are a beautiful limestone rock formations. From where you disembark from you boat (junk), you first need to climb quite a few steps. Once inside, you immediate feel the dampness and coolness. Again, you need to navigate a number of steps that are moist and slippery. We did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Beautiful and interesting rock formations, We took a lots of photos it's really good opportunity to take the photos but The different vibrant colored lights highlighted. it was also interesting to learn that it is also a historical vestige. this cave is one of the most particular destination for visitor!

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Thank Jessica H
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

One of the stops we made while crusing the Halong Bay was this cave. Amazing formations of stalactites and stalagmites filled the cave. It was lited with colourful lights that made it beautiful. This attraction is not suitable for the old and those with weak legs as we need to climb steep steps up.

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Thank Hasnah1962
Invercargill, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

The caves were well worth the walk but are very busy very early in the day. So go early and beat the crowds,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Ha Long Bay is a must see. The cost is approximately $29 for a day trip. Food and transportation is included in the cost. I recommend packing sunscreen,a hat and or an umbrella to help protect you from the direct sunlight. Great experience and breathtaking sights.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The cave is massive with a lot of interesting rock formations. The path is clearly marked and easy to navigate. They have set up a lot of lights within the cave which show off some of the great scenery. If you have the time I'd recommend visiting the cave on your visit to Halong Bay.

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