The Marble Mountains – Ngu Hanh Son is a famous sights; In memory of many people here is also the “region” of ancient Quang. Ngu Hanh Son is a tourist destination known to many domestic and international visitors.
The Marble Mountains is the common name of a landscape of 5 limestone mountains rising on a sandy beach on an area of about 2 km2, including Kim Son, Moc Son, Thuy Son (large, Hoa Son (with two tops) and Tho Son, located about 8 km southeast of Da Nang city, right on Da Nang – Hoi An road; now in Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City, Vietnam.
On March 22, 1990, the site was recognized by the Ministry of Culture (now the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) as a National Cultural History Monument.
Address: 81 Huyen Tran Cong Chua Street, Danang, Vietnam.
Entrance fee: 40,000VND/ pax ~ 2USD
Lifts fee: 15,000VND/ Pax ~ 1USD
Open time: 07:00AM – 17:30 on weekdays.
Visit duration: 2 – 4 hours
Best time for visting: 07:00AM – 10:00AM; 14:30 – 17:30
How to get there:
- You can get there by many way: local bus, taxi, motorbike…
- Most convenience way to get there from Danang city or Hoian city is by private car. Check price here.
- If you will travel between Danang city to Hoian city or from Hoian to Danang. You will easy to visit Marble Mountains, because it is between both cities. Transfer by private car from Hoian to Danang or Danang to Hoian by private car is the best choice!
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.