It seems that Ninh Binh Vietnam is the most loved child of Mother Nature so it is bestowed many beautiful sceneries. One of the most alluring places to view in Ninh Binh is Mua Cave (Dance Cave). If you have been ecstatic with the charming scenery of Tam Coc Bich Dong or overwhelmed by the majesty of Trang An, Mua Cave is definitely the destination visitors can not ignore. It is considered as a Great Wall of Vietnam.
A legend of the name “Mua Cave” (Dance Cave)
The Mua Cave is located at the foot of Mua Mountain, in the eco-tourism area of Khe Dau Ha village, Ninh Xuan commune, Hoa Lu district, Ninh Binh province.
The name “Mua Cave” derives from a folk tale. Legend is that, in the past, when King Tran moved to Hoa Lu to establish Thai Vi temple, he often goes to the cave below the mountain to enjoy singing and dancing performance. Since then, people named the Mua Cave to recall the old legend.
The paradisiac moments
Following the guide of Ninh Binh tour on the way to Mua Cave, visitors will admire the scenery of monumental mountains, vast rice fields shielded by majestic surrounding mountains and the vivid image of the simple and hard farmers on the waterfront. Not only that, visitors also get to feel the beauty of ancient villages from Hoa Lu period in Tuan Cao, Kha Luong.
Mua Cave is located at the foot of the Mua mountain with a unique shape. the Mountain is shaped like a bell hanging down, its overall area of the mountain wide up to more than 800m2. To reach the top, visitors will cross a small bridge over the stream gently flowing, then a paved way covered with green trees. The way to conquer the summit of the mountain is the zigzag line, which includes 486 steps simulated by the architecture of the famous Great Wall of China. Therefore, it is known as Miniature Great Wall in Vietnam.
On either side of the way, there are many decorated lines with the images of dragon and phoenix in the art of the Tran dynasty. Thus, when walking on this road, you will feel that it is the way to paradise. It is really an interesting experience.
Standing on the top of Mua Mountain, visitors will admire the most magnificent scenery. In May and June, the entire landscape of paddy fields is minimized in your view.
If you feel tired in a messy and disorganized city, Hoa Lu Tam Coc tour is the best choice for you. It will bring you much different memorable experience.