It is no doubt that Danang is the most beautiful city in Vietnam with a huge number of attractions and entertainment places. One of the highlight beauty spots is the Marble mountains. In this blog, we will give you a detailed guide to the Marble Mountains in Danang.
The Marble Mountains are located about 10 kilometers toward the southeast of Da Nang city and 20 kilometers from the North of Hoi An. From Danang city center, you can go by car or motorbike to Huyen Tran Cong Chua Street.
The entrance fee is 40,000 VND (1,7 USD) and walkers can go inside the mountain through a particular gate. Besides, you can also pay an extra of 30,000 VND (1,3 USD) one way to take an elevator up the mountains if you think of going up the rocky stairs to be quite a challenge, especially if you are with children and/or elderly.
What to see in the Marble Mountains
Thuy Son is also known as Tam Thai Mountain because there are 3 peaks which are located on three stages like the three Tam Thai stars. Thuy Son is the most beautiful and largest mountain chosen by many tourists to visit and explore in out of five mountains. To reach the top of the mountain, you can choose to climb more than a hundred steps or use an elevator with a transparent glass chamber with a two-way fare of VND 30,000.
Tourists not only admire the panoramic view of the beautiful city of Da Nang but also visit many beautiful temples and caves when coming to Marble mountain.
If you are looking for a great tour to Marble Mountain, I highly recommend you to check these tours. The tours are very authentic with the local guides.
Marble Mountain Tour from Danang
Price: From 48 USD/person
Marble Mountain Tour from Hoi An
Price: From 47 USD/person
Linh Ung Non Nuoc Pagoda
Coming to Marble Mountains, Linh Ung Non Nuoc Pagoda is a must-visit place on Thuy Son. Located in a solemn position in the middle of the pagoda is a 10m statue with two sides worshiping Quan The Am Bo Tat and Bodhisattva. This pagoda not only attracts many tourists who love spiritual tourism but also a place where you can immerse yourself in the peaceful place of Buddha and stay away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Tam Thai Temple
Tam Thai Temple is a large temple in the Marble Mountains. The pagoda has 3 gates. According to Buddhism, the main gate is served for the monks to go, the right side is the female gate, the left side is provided for the male. Through the ups and downs, the pagoda has been repaired many times but still retains many ancient Buddhist architectural features.
Huyen Khong Cave
Huyen Khong Cave is another beautiful scenery in Thuy Son, which you can’t skip when visiting Marble mountain. It is an open cave. The cave has an extremely unique structure with circular arches that are open to the outside so it is always full of light. Visitors not only visit, explore but often immerse themselves into the sacred space to feel calm and relaxed.
Kim Son’s silhouette is shaped like a tipped bell and on the bank of Co Co river. So if you have a chance to take a boat on the river, you can contemplate the shadow of the puzzle on water. Leaning against the head of Kim Son is the ancient Quan The Am Pagoda and the Quan Am cave.
Located along Thuy Son mountain is Moc Son. There are no pagodas on Moc Son mountain, but only one block of white marble is often called by the locals.
Located opposite Thuy Son mountain is Hoa Son mountain, which consists of 2 double mountains and a connecting stone road. There are caves and Pho Son Da pagoda in the top of Duong Hoa Son mountain, while Son Hoa Son mountain possesses high mountain peaks and rocky slopes with trees alternating, looking extremely majestic and primitive.
Tho Son is also renowned for a folk name called “Da Chong Mountain”. Tho Son is a low and land mountain but stretches the longest of the five Marble Mountains. There is a cave deep in the mountain named Bo De with narrow niches, and a refuge.
Outside of marble mountain
Non Nuoc stone carving village
Non Nuoc stone carving village is a nice destination visited by many tourists when exploring the Marble Mountains. Here, you will be impressed in the stone sculptures made by the talented hands of artisans of Non Nuoc village. Coming here, you can buy some pretty souvenirs to make gifts for relatives and friends. Remember to bargain for a cheaper price!
Non Nuoc Beach
With the location near Marble Mountains, Non Nuoc beach attracts tourists by pristine beauty, peace and fresh. With a white sandy beach stretching along the beach and, you can immerse yourselves in the clear, cool water, to dispel all the tiredness of daily life. Not far from Marble Mountain, you can combine resort at Non Nuoc beach with a trip to visit the scenic Marble Mountain!