Thien Ha cave in Ninh Binh

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Exploited since October 2010, Galaxy grotto in Son Ha commune, Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province has contributed to the tourism maps variety and attracted many tourists in Vietnam travel coming there to admire its natural beauty. Many have likened the experience of exploring Thien Ha cave in Ninh Binh Province to stepping into another world.

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About Thien Ha cave

Thien Ha cave is located in Son Ha commune (Nho Quan district), in the heart of General mountain (also called General mountain cavern) at the heigh of 200m. It is 700m long with two area: 200m dry cave an 500m water cave. They are connected by a large corridor.

The dry cave is 2,5 – 3m large, 3 – 6m high with plenty of beautiful stalactites, leading to the southern side of the mountain. The foundation of the cave is 40m large. The natural light from the top, which opens the eyes of people with the stalactites colors. Under the natural hand, there are many shapes and figures of stalactites which inspire the curiosity of the visitors.

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Visiting to the water grotto, travelers would float on the underneath river which is named Galaxy which appears with curling line under thousands of sparkling stalactites which suddenly on the right above curl of the cave ceiling. There are also many stalactites under various shapes, which need to be named. In the peaceful place, visitors would feel the sound of the oar striking clearly, the sound of water drop and thousands of bats inside the grotto.

Beauty

Those who visit Ninh Binh for its natural beauty would undoubtedly would profit from a trip to Thien Ha. The cave is the 200-metre-high Tuong Mountain, part of the mountain range that protected the old capital of Hoa Lu from invaders in the 10th century.

Even though the mouth of the cave is only about 4 metres across, the visitors who line up to go inside will not be disappointed with its size. The entire cave is around 900 metres deep, but only 700 of those metres are accessible by foot, as they are under water.

Still the 200 metres which are easily explorable offer a sense of tranquility and no shortage of natural stones which have been intricately carved by long centuries of water erosion.

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If you would like to see the rest of the cave it is possible to take a boat, which will pass under many multi-coloured stalactites. There are even some underground islands, including Hoa Tien, Su Me and Ca Hoa Long islands.

Separating the cave into two areas is a heaven gate which spread the natural light from the top, which opens the eyes of people with the stalactites colors. Under the natural hand, there are many shapes and figures of stalactites which inspire the curiosity of the visitors.

Visiting to the water grotto, travelers would float on the underneath river which is name Galaxy which appears with curling line under thousands of sparkling stalactites which suddenly on the right above curl of the cave ceiling. There are also many stalactites under various shapes, which need to be named. In the peaceful place, visitors would feel the sound of the oar striking clearly, the sound of water drop and thousands of bats inside the grotto.

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