Hang Thien Cung

Thien Cung Cave - Taing Kong Cave - Heaven Palace - Heavenly Palace Grotto

Useful Information

Location: Ha Long Bay, 4 km from the wharf of Ha Long City. North side of Đầu Gỗ Island.
Classification: SpeleologyKarst cave
Light: LightIncandescent Electric Light System
Guided tours:
Address: Hang Thien Cung, Tel: +84-, Fax: +84-,
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Dong Thien Cung is one of the caves in Ha Long Bay which is closest to the city Halong, only four kilometers from the pier. The cave is a rather young discovery, and so it is more pristine than other, long-known caves. The last chamber of the cave has a small cave river which never dries. This is the place were according to legend Mây bathed her 100 children, bringing them up wisely and happily until adolescence. Then she left the cave with 50 of her children, to harvest new lands, while the 50 remaining children stayed with their father to build the native land.