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Situated in the centre of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area, the Sung Sôt or Surprise Grotto is on Bo Hòn Island, and is one of the finest and widest grottoes of Ha Long Bay.Ascending to the grotto, the way is covered by trees and foliage, and...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite the crowd of people queuing to get in, it was amazing how many people this stunning limestone cave could absorb and still seem cavernous and cathedral like. Well worth a visit despite the fact everyone else is too!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hang Sung Sot Visit: 🇻🇳 Hide Out In The Beautiful Caves Walk 🚶🏼‍♂️🚶‍♀️🚶🏼‍♂️🚶‍♀️ Sung Sot cave means Surprised Cave or Amazing Cave is on Bo Hon Island and is one of the most spectacular and largest grottoes of Ha Long Bay.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cave system is seen as part of the Ha Long Bay trip experience. It is bigger than expected and has numerous stalactite/mite formations

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank whiteknight56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most famous cave in Halong Bay, Vietnam that is in the center of UNESCO World Heritage area. Sung Sot means surprised or amazing cave. Indeed it was amazing because of nature’s effect on the structure inside the cave that makes your imagination soar. Get...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank msfcadano
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here this morning . I was dreading the long stairs that go up the mouth of the cave. There is a warning for people with heart problems not advisable to climb the stairs. To be fair, the stairs leading to the cave of the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Clivenme2002
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be oprepared to climb 5-6 stores of stairs in order to reach the cave entrance. Take your time, because its workth it! A few spots on the climb allow for photogra[hy of Halong Bay beneath. Cave it well lit for the most part, but pay...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 315michellee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am an employee working in the tourism industry, specializing in organizing trips for customers, mainly foreigners, I am proud of Ha Long Bay, where there are beautiful caves and majestic nature, coming to With this place you will forget all the tiredness of work,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank YenL367
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If such a thing was possible? Probably not. It really is a Production Line and you are pretty much going through the cave as part of a Production Line. Sorry to put a damper on it but really that is what it was! Also known...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Albywon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit to this majestic & awesome cave. 1-way entrance & another way Exit. Easy to walk. Very beautiful. Many treasures inside cave.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank superpeacejoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This dramatic cave is an excursion offered by boats in Halong Bay, but it is extremely crowded. Nevertheless, I am glad I went.

Date of experience: February 2019
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I went there as part of a tour so I have no idea regarding cost etc. Sorry
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