Being a typical traveling destination of Da nang, Marble mountain are never ignored by tourists who love discovery. Although you visit Danang city or join in Hue Hoi An private car trip, you are always available to come here.
Marble mountains ( Ngu Hanh Son) lie on the road Da nang Vietnam – Hoi An, about 8 km from Da nang city. On this day, it is in the area of Ngu Hanh Son district of Da nang. Because of the advantageous position, tourists are comfortable to visit here and then go to Hoi An old town.
THE LEGEND OF MARBLE MOUNTAIN:
According to the folklore, people say that for a long time ago, there was an old man living in a large sand area. One day, there was a dragon goes there to bear its egg and a golden turtle says the man how to protect that egg by his claw. Thank the magic claw, the old man kept the egg until it opened out and became a beautiful girl. After that, the King got married with this girl. And, the shell of an egg was broken into 5 pieces and created the marble mountain.
WHY MARBLE MOUNTAIN ALWAYS ATTRACT TO THE TOURISTS?
Marble mountain are a cluster of five hills from limestone and marble. Their name is after 4 elements: metal, wood, water, fire and earth. It contains many of peaks, caves, and pagodas that always make the tourists feel curious to explore.
The complex of five mountains:
- Metal mountain: It lies in the southeastern near the bank river. You can go by boat to look the total of this mountain. Here, there is a famous cave called Quan Am(The Goddess of Mercy). The reason for this name is that inside the cave has a big stalactite statue of goddess of mercy. In addition, under the statue is a dragon rolling in the waves. All create a great relief for Metal mountain.
- Wood mountain: is located on the east near the sea. In contrast to its name, there are not many of trees on the hill. However, it is still worthy to visit here to admire the complex of white marble.
- Water mountain: it is the best one in a system of Marble mountain. When coming here, you will have the great chance to enjoy the natural scene spreading from the East to the West. There are two well-known pagodas here are: Tam Thai and Ling Ung and the stalactite caves like Huyen Khong cave. From the top of this mountain, you can see whole of fantastic Danang city and coastal line.
- Fire mountain: this mountain includes two tops: Yang fire mountain and Yin fire mountain. Trees and grasses insert into the stones there. It will be the nice picture for all of the visitors.
- Earth mountain: This is the shortest but longest one in the cluster. There is a very narrow cave- Bo De that only one person can get into. Besides, tourists when climbing this hill will see a temple on the cliff with a big statue. The space is pretty quiet that noone wants to leave.
BEST CHOICES TO VISIT MARBLE MOUNTAIN:
In Danang city tour, you can go by motorbike to get there. It is not too far and you can use the scooter for next places. in case of joining in Hue to Hoi An by private car trip or you can go by Hoi An to Da Nang by private cars. Our comfortable cars are always available to drive you to visit charming destinations.