The Marble Mountains are a group of karst mountains in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. The mountains are located about 60km northwest of Hoi An and reach a height of 1,300 meters. The Marble Mountains are the perfect place to visit if you want to experience the beauty and nature of Vietnam. The view is breathtaking and it’s one of the best places in Vietnam for trekking.
There are many ways to get there from Hoi An but the most popular way is by car or bus as there is no train that goes directly to the mountains from Hoi An.
Where is Marble Mountain in Da Nang?
- Address Marble Mountain: located at 81 Huyen Tran Princess Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Marble Mountain District, Da Nang City.
The Marble Mountain is located in an area with a very favorable geographical position, 8km from the center of Da Nang city. This is a destination loved by tourists on their journey to visit the lands of the Central Heritage Road such as: Hue Ancient Capital – Marble Mountains – Hoi An Ancient Town – My Son Temple Relics.
The most convenient way to travel from Da Nang to Marble Mountain
Bus from Da Nang to Marble Mountain
Bus route No. 1 from Hoi An to Marble Mountain has been operating since 2015. This is a very cheap price compared to other means of transport and it is also easy for visitors to catch the bus at the routes in the route.
Grab/ Taxi from Da Nang to Hoi An
How long does it take to get from Hoi An to Marble Mountain by taxi? It only takes about 40 – 50 minutes depending on the traffic situation on the road to reach Hoi An. Visitors can easily find taxis in Hoi An, or book grab via the app quickly.
Private Car Rental With Driver
Danang Private Car offers Transfer From Hoi An To the Marble Mountains By Private Car. This is the best way to discover the Marble Mountains. No need to follow big group; no sharing the car with anyone else. You will get the most comfortable service with Hoi An To the Marble Mountains By Private Car.
Link Booking:Hoi An To the Marble Mountains
Rent a motorbike from Hoi An to Marble Mountain
In addition to the above means, visitors can also rent motorbikes to move from Hoi An to Marble Mountain. Self-driving motorbikes, visitors will be fully active and can combine to explore other tourist attractions along the way. The cost of renting a car fromHoi An to Marble Mountain is also very affordable, ranging from 120,000 VND – 200,000 VND/car.
What’s so beautiful about exploring Marble Mountain tourist area?
The complex of Marble Mountain scenic spots includes 6 limestone mountains: Tho Son, Hoa Son (including Duong Hoa Son and Am Hoa Son), Thuy Son, Moc Son, and Kim Son. In addition, this place also has beautiful scenery and many mysterious caves such as Huyen Khong cave, Huyen Vi cave, Van Thong cave, … attracting tourists to visit and travel.
Thuy Son is the most beautiful of the mountains in Marble Mountain
Traveling to Da Nang without checking-in Thuy Son, the largest mountain and many beautiful sights worth visiting in this Da Nang, will be extremely regrettable. This is a destination steeped in spirituality, culture and history.
Up to the top of Thuy Son, visitors will be overwhelmed by the unique natural scenery of the entire Marble Mountains, the image of the city in the distance and the beautiful and poetic beaches surrounding it.
Kim Son – The location of Quan The Am temple
Kim Son mountain has a cave about more than 50m long hidden at the bottom. Inside the cave are very beautiful stalactites, diverse shapes, clear and sharp lines. In particular, the stalactite layer in the cave clings to the cliff to form a life-size statue of Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, standing majestically on a coiled dragon.
This is a destination not to be missed for spiritual travelers. In addition, in Kim Son is also famous for the traditional Quan The Am festival held every year, in order to maintain and spread the Buddhist culture.
Moc Son with white marble Quan Am stone block
Moc Son has a white marble block shaped like a sitting person, impressing many visitors. The stone block is often called Ba Quan Am or Co Mu by indigenous people. This is the only mountain in Marble Mountain that has no temples or spirituality, and very few trees.
Linh Ung Pagoda Marble Mountain
Linh Ung Pagoda Da Nang is an ancient temple nearly 200 years old, located on Thuy Son mountain , a sacred place amidst the magnificent nature of Marble Mountain in Da Nang.
Visiting the main hall of Linh Ung Pagoda, visitors will see a system of dharma statues arranged including: three statues of Buddha, Manjushri Bodhisattva, Bodhisattva Universal Worthy, Avalokitesvara, Shakyamuni Tathagata, Ksitigarbha, Quan. The standard sound is elaborately crafted, with 2 statues of Dharma Protector and Thirty-Bat Arhat.
This is the oldest temple in the “Tam Linh Ung Tu”, with its superiority and charming natural scenery (Photo: Collectibles)
Hoa Son consists of two twin mountains, Am Hoa Son and Duong Hoa Son . Am Hoa Son, located in the east, is an attractive destination for passionate travelers who want to learn about rock and art. In Am Hoa Son, the mountain slopes are slanted, broken rocks, and trees grow very nicely in the interstitial spaces. In particular, below is a cave connecting from the South to the North.
Duong Hoa Son is located in the west, there is Linh Son ancient pagoda, behind the pagoda is Huyen Vy cave. In addition, there is also Pho Da Son cave, inside is the Pho Da Son pagoda with the history of King Minh Mang’s sister.
Hoa Son still retains many wild and rustic beauty (Photo: Collectibles)
Marble Mountain possesses the harmonious beauty of natural scenery intertwined with the charm of spiritual culture. Here, the temples and caves are intertwined, blending together like shapes and shadows. Definitely Marble Mountain is a check-in point not to be missed when traveling to Da Nang.