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Address: Halong Bay, Vietnam
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Situated in the centre of the UNESCO-declared World Heritage area, the Sung...

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 consists of great paved stone blocks.Inside, it is partitioned into two chambers; the first one being similar to a wide theatre hall. Many stalactites hang from the high ceiling, with numerous possible forms and shapes.

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Sung Sot cave

An amazing boat tour was arranged from HALONG SAPA EXPERTS website agent and visit to Sung Sot cave and floating village were so amazing and we did enjoyed the trip. Do not miss... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overrun by cruise ships. Guides cannot tell anything about the history of the cave Instead they just show you some stones which are shaped like some animals. They make a guessing game out of it and if you suggest an animal they tell you that you are wrong. There is no live in this cave anymore except for the hundreds... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited Sung Sot Cave a couple of weeks ago while doing an overnight on a Ha Long Bay overnight junk cruise. The cave is okay. But you need to be in fairly good shape to climb all the steep steps up and then all the steep steps down. The trek was borderline very strenuous for my 69 year old... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An amazing boat tour was arranged from HALONG SAPA EXPERTS website agent and visit to Sung Sot cave and floating village were so amazing and we did enjoyed the trip. Do not miss a chance to visit Sung Sot cave

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you've seen limestone caves anywhere else in the world it can be quite boring. Beach where it is is quite pretty but seemed polluted so many people didn't swim.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Amazing caves; a bit spoilt by the artificial fountains but still a great place to visit. Need to be reasonably fit to climb up the 100 steps to the entrance

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was a beautiful cave ever and spent an hour to visit the cave was worth for value. An overnight cruise was booked through HALONG SAPA EXPERTS website was definitely great !

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Yehud, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the most attractive issue was the sailing inside the cave with small boats, and the atmosphere was very special

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a fabulous place to visit in Halong Bay area. Inside the cave, the rocks form in many different shape. A must to visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most beautiful, colorful and amazing cave i've been. well maintained, very clean...it's so magical!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A boat trip to the caves of Halong Bay is a must see destination. The boat ride is long, but the caves are truly spectacular. Lots of stairs, so be prepared to climb!

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