Marble Mountain

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Marble Mountain

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Marble Mountain

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Huyền Trân Công Chúa street, Hòa Hải Hamlet, Ngũ Hành Sơn District, Đà Nẵng

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Ngu Hanh mountain comprises 5 mountains: Kim mountain (metal); Moc mountain (wood); Thuy mountain (water); Tho mountain (earth); Hoa mountain (Fire)(Hoa mountain consist of two peaks); King Minh Mang in 1837 named the mountains after the five basic elements of the universe.
The lower peak in the south is called Trung Thai, tourist can view the sky gate, western wind cave, eastern wind cave, Van Thong cave, Thien Long cave, Van Nguyet grotto.
The lowest peaks is Hoa Thai in the east, consists of Vong Hai Dai( sea-viewing pavilion), Linh Ung pagoda, Tang Chon pagoda, Ba Co, Tien well(fairy well) and Am Phu cave( hell cave).
Following 156 stone steps lead to Tam Quan old gates (three gates) of Tam Thai pagoda where houses “fire heart” and bell carved Minh Mang name. The pagoda was built in 1630 and rebuilt in 1825 by King Minh Mang. Standing in Vong Giang Dai( river-viewing pavilion) and Vong Hai Dai( sea-viewing pavilion), tourist can view the sights of a beautiful countryside near Co Co river and immense sea area.
The landscape in the cave is so imposing. The sunlight shine on the sandstone cliffs creating so many different shadows; tourist can discover and enjoy it by themselves.

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