Marble Moutain in Da Nang

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Marble Mountain (Ngu Hanh Son)

Marble Mountain (Ngu Hanh Son)

Marble Mountain (Ngu Hanh Son) is a group of 5 moutains located in Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son, is about 8 kilometers far from Da Nang city to the Southeast, on the way of Da Nang towards Hoi An. This is one of the most favourite destinations of the visitors in Da Nang.
Marble Moutain includes 5 mountains namely Kim Son (Metal Mountain), Thuy Son (Water Mountain), Moc Son (Wood Mountain), Hoa Son (Fire Mountain) and Tho Son (Earth Mountain). They are exactly the symbols of five elements that make up the heavens and the earth.
Like many other places, the mountain itself has so many different legends. Dreamy space and romantic scenery of fairy tales has brought the poetic Marble Moutain a very beautiful lanscape that the tourists can not find in other destinations. In the thought of Chinese philosophy, five elements: Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, Earth is the elements to make up the universe. The number 5 is the extremely important number in thinking and way of life in Eastern. In a coincidence, 5 moutains of Kim Son, Moc Son, Thuy Son, Hoa Son, Tho Son, they self-contained the mysterious anomalies.
Each mountain has its own beauty of form, location, material of stone, and many temples inside caves. In all of the mountains, Thuy Son mountain is the largest and also the most charming one. With the height of 106 meters, the mountain has 3 tops like 3 stars. It is the reason why it has an other name as Tam Thai Moutain. Water Moutain (Thuy Son) is a high concentration of caves and many temples, is also the most attractive moutain in the cluster of Marble Moutain because of its charm and many interesting things inside.
Visiting Marble Mountain, visitors often climbing the big moutain Thuy Son firstly, then Tam Thai Pagoda or Linh Ung Pagoda, continuing to take a look at a cluster of caves namely in turn Huyen Khong, Linh Nham, Van Thong , Lang Hu, Van Nguyet, etc.
Tam Thai Pagoda or “Tam Thai Star” which is a cluster of 3 stars as the tail of the Big Dipper constellations. Coming up to Vong Giang, visitors can see panoramic view of Cam Le or Han river as a picturesque ones. Visitors from coastal area would like to visit Linh Ung pagoda who have to step up about 108 stairs, or Tam Thai Pagoda located in the south that is a little further with 156 stairs.
The caves in Marble Mountain is considered great natural scenic of the South for centuries. In Guan Yin cave , many stalactites create a unique image of Buddha, many blocks of stalactites forming a perfect statue of Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva, better than any other statues carved by the sculptor. In the Chenrezig grotto, there is Air’s Triplets of Buddhist consisting of bell, drum, stone bell, these make acoustical sound as hitting.
Futhermore, the visitors are often attracted for the handicraft village at the foot of Marble Moutain In the Non Nuoc stone village, visitors will have opportunity to select many types of unique and valuable souvenirs that was honed meticuously by the skilled artisans. The tourists will not be able to resist the sharp lines of the exquisite sculptures. A variety of sculpture products in the craft village will sastify a large number of visitors such as lovely image of erotic couples, the mighty but not less lissom of the jungle lord, or the peace, pure and purity of the Bodhisattvas or Buddha, even the tiny and cute bracelet, , the brooch with different shapes and sizes, and many other tiny souvenirs. All of features above create a diverse, rich and unique stone villages.
One thing that is interesting right here that the other tourist attractions do not have, after hours of climbing up and down hundreds of stairs to visit interesting caves and temples, tourists just need to a few hundred meters step to get to Non Nuoc Beach with fine white sand, blue water, soft waves welcome all of the tourists to the salty water, muscles relax, and watch the mountains in a very poetic scenery.
Coming to Marble Mountain, visitors not only enjoy yourself in the space of the festival, the scenic landscapes, the bustling craft villages but also would have an ideal vacation at Non Nuoc Beach. Marble Mountains is such a huge penjing in the heart of Da Nang city. Together with Ba Na Hills, Son Tra peninsula , the place is considered one of the most attractive destinations for tourists when coming to Central on a journey to discover the world heritages of Vietnam.

Tips
– The tourists have to climb many stairs to visit the most attractive destinations at Marble Moutains, so you should bring a flat or other convenient shoes for walking and climbing.
– There are many pagodas and temples inside the grottos on the moutains, that is the reason why the visitors should take care of your costumes, it should be convenient and comfortable for climbing and walking but polite enough to enter to the scared places.
– Hotels nearby Marble Moutain
+ Vinpearl Luxury Da Nang Hotel (5 stars hotel)
Address: Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District
Tel: (+84) 511 396 8888
Distance to Marble Moutain: 0,9 km
+ Hyatt Regency Danang Resort and Spa (5 stars hotel)
Address: Truong Sa Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District
Tel: (+84) 511 6525 888 – Hotline: (+84) 904 525 111
Distance to Marble Moutain: 1 km
+ Sandy Beach Non Nuoc Resort Da Nang Hotel (4 stars hotel)
Address: 255 Huyen Tran Cong Chua Street, Hoa Hai Ward, Ngu Hanh Son District
Tel: (+84) 511 3961 777
Distance to Marble Moutain: 1,2 km
+ Starlet Hotel Da Nang (3 stars hotel)
Address: 31-32 Ngo Thi Si, My An Ward, Ngu Hanh son District
Tel: (+84) 511 3958 739 – Hotline: (+84) 905 773 088
Distance to Marble Moutain: 5,2 km

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