Marble Mountains Introduction
Marble mountains (Ngu Hanh Son) is one of the attractions in Danang with many caves and beautiful natural scenery. Let's "pocket" Marble Mountains travel guide of Culture Pham Travel to have a wonderful trip exploring the Marble Mountains Da Nang.
Located on the route of Da Nang - Hoi An, Ngu Hanh Son is a complex of 5 limestone and marble mountains rising on the coastal sand represent Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, and Ground. Marble Mountain has majestic landscapes with ancient mossy rocks and many unique cultural and historical architectural works.
Best Time To Visit Marble Mountains Da Nang
With fresh, cool weather and beautiful 4-season scenery, Marble Mountains is one of the attractive Da Nang tourist destinations that you can visit any time of the year. If traveling in the summer, besides the Marble Mountains, you can also combine vacation at the beaches in the area.
How To Get There?
The distance from the center of Da Nang city to Ngu Hanh Son is only about 7km so you can choose to travel by motorbike, bus or taxi.
Motorbike: You can follow 2 routes to Ngu Hanh Son: Vo Nguyen Giap - Truong Sa - Non-Nuoc or Le Van Hien - Non-Nuoc. It takes 15 minutes to get there.
Bus: You can choose the route number 1 from Da Nang to Hoi An, depart from Da Nang City Bus Station and get off at Ngu Hanh Son. It takes around 20 minutes.
Taxi: Some of the taxi brands in Da Nang are Han River Taxi, Mai Linh Taxi, Huong Lua Taxi.
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What to see at Marble Mountains Da Nang?
Marble Of Water
In the 5 Marble Mountains, Thuy Son (Marble of Water) is the most beautiful and largest mountain that many tourists choose to visit and explore. To reach the top of the mountain, you can choose to climb over a hundred steps or choose an elevator with a transparent glass chamber with a two-way ticket of VND 30,000. The entrance ticket of Marble of Water is VND 40,000/ person.
Coming here not only to admire the beautiful panorama of Danang city from above but also to visit many beautiful temples and caves.
Linh Ung Pagoda
Traveling to Ngu Hanh Son, You should not miss Linh Ung Pagoda on Thuy Son mountain. Placed in a solemn position in the middle of the temple is a 10m high Buddha statue with two sides worshiping Quan The Am Bodhisattva and Bodhisattva Dia Tang. This place not only attracts a lot of tourists who love spiritual tourism but also where you can immerse yourself in a peaceful place at Buddha's door and away from the bustling city.
Tam Thai Pagoda
Tam Thai is also a large pagoda that a lot of tourists choose to visit. The pagoda has 3 gates and according to Buddhist culture, the main gate is for the monks, while the right gate is for women, on the left is for men. Over time and war, the pagoda has been repaired many times but still retains many ancient Buddhist architectural features.
Huyen Khong Cave
Huyen Khong Cave is the most beautiful landscape among the caves in Ngu Hanh Son. The cave is open-air and has an extremely unique structure with circular arches to the outside, so it is always filled with light. Not only come to visit, but visitors also come here often to immerse themselves in the sacred space to feel peaceful and relaxed.
Hades Cave is one of the major caves in the Marble Mountains cluster. A natural cave with mysterious murky features and many nooks deep into the ground that seems to be going to the gates of Hell. Therefore, people here have long recreated many punishments under the hades in caves with the purpose of teaching people living better.
In addition, you will be able to visit the complex of other mysterious caves in Ngu Hanh Son: Linh Nha cave, Lang Hu cave, Van Nguyet cave, ...
Other Beautiful Places Nearby Marble Mountains
Non Nuoc Marble Carving Village
Non Nuoc stone carving village is an attraction many tourists visit when visiting the Marble Mountains. Coming here, you will admire the stone sculptures made by extremely talented hands of Non-Nuoc artisans.
You will feel a bit of the love of the craftsmen here when you witness the process of "transformation" from lifeless stones; through each drill, meticulous strokes to become a finished product brings high art prices.
Non Nuoc Beach
Located near the Marble Mountains, Non-Nuoc beach attracts visitors by its pristine beauty, tranquility, and freshness. With fine white sand stretching along the clear blue beach and green casuarina groves in the wind. You are immersed in the clear, cool water, dispelling all the troubles of everyday life. Not far from the Marble Mountains, you can combine your stay at Non Nuoc Beach with a fascinating visit to the Marble Mountains!
Some other notes when traveling to the Marble Mountains
Because there are many sacred pagodas and shrines so when visiting Ngu Hanh Son, you should pay attention to dress politely and neatly, so wear a long-sleeved shirt, pants, or skirt cover the knee.
You can bring some water and food but remember to keep the environment clean.
Above is a Ngu Hanh Son travel guide that you should not ignore when coming to Da Nang. Hopefully, with the sharing of Culture Pham Travel, you will have an interesting trip to visit the Marble Mountains.