Marble Mountains

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Marble Mountains
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Kim Son (mountain of metal), Moc Son (Mountain of Wood), Thuy Son (Mountain of Water), Hoa Son (Mountain of Fire), and Tho Son (Mountain of Earth). Marble Mountains have attractive sights such as Da Chong tunnel, Ba Tho Cave, Hades Cave, Huyen Khong Cave, Linh Ung Pagoda, Vong Giang Tower, etc., which is suitable for spiritual tourism. At the feet of the mountains, there is a village of marble sculptural arts over 300 years of age. It is the place for tourists to see with their own eyes the stone sculptural arts of talent craftsmen, and tourists can choose their most favourite products as souvenirs.

Address: 81 Huyen Tran Cong Chua Street

Price:

– Adults:

+ Thuy Son Cave: 2 USD / person

+ Am Phu Cave: 1 USD / person

– Pupils and Students: 7,000 VND / person

– Lifts: 1 USD / person/trip

Open time: 07:00 – 17:30 on weekdays.

Visit duration: 4h00

Best time 07:00 – 10:00; 14:30 – 17:30

Good for travel: First time visit, Second time visit

Price range: 1.00 USD 

About: 

Located 7 km from the City center to the southeast, it is considered the “Landscape of Southern Sky” with 5 mountains named after 5 elements Metal – Water – Wood – Fire – Earth. 

What to explore:

All of the mountains have cave entrances and numerous tunnels, and it is possible to climb to the summit of one of the peaks. Several buddhist sanctuaries can also be found within the mountains, making this a famous tourist destination. Kim Son (mountain of metal), Moc Son (Mountain of Wood), Thuy Son (Mountain of Water), Hoa Son (Mountain of Fire), and Tho Son (Mountain of Earth). Marble Mountains have attractive sights such as Da Chong tunnel, Ba Tho Cave, Hades Cave, Huyen Khong Cave, Linh Ung Pagoda, Vong Giang Dai Tower, etc., which is suitable for spiritual tourism. At the feet of the mountains, there is a village of marble sculptural arts over 300 years of age. It is the place for tourists to see with their own eyes the stone sculptural arts of talent craftsmen, and tourists can choose their most favourite products as souvenirs. 

How to get there:

You can come to Marble Mountain by many ways including bus, motorbike, bike, taxi, car.

By Bus: If you are in Hoi An City, you maybe go by bus with cheap price. From the center of Hoi An City, you go straight on Ly Thuong Kiet Street as well as Le Hong Phong Street. The bus station is on Le Hong Phong, near Hoi An Silk Village. It takes about 40 minutes to come to Marble Mountain by bus.

By motorbike: If you are in Da Nang City, you can hire motorbike to get there. Firstly, you pass through Han River Bridge and turn right on Ngo Quyen Street. Then you just go straight on that Street to reach the Mountain. It takes about 25 minutes by motorbike from Da Nang City.

Reviews:

Spectacular…not to be missed

Adventurous & Breathtaking

Impressive sight and walk, must do

It isn’t shaped like a marble

Prepare for a big walk

Travel tips:

+ Can catch the yellow bus no. 1 from the Da Nang – Hoi An to Marble Mountains at the price of 25,000 VND (~2 USD)/ person; it takes about 15 minutes.

+ At the foot of the mountain is a village of art sculpture. You can buy stoneware products, jewelry, etc. as souvenirs and observe the artisans creating products.

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