Ninh Binh – the ancient capital with poetic scenery – makes people more surprised and overwhelmed by the mysterious beauty of Thien Ha Cave. Walking to Thien Ha Cave, people will think that they are wandering on the heaven. The whole cave expresses a miracle beautiful charm, much more than that in the film. The stalactites with many shapes are interwoven, bringing the tourists from surprise to another surprise. Have to Ninh Binh Vietnam, remember to visit Thien Ha once to touch the caves of myths, to make the emotions be full of happiness.
How to reach Thien Ha Cave
Thien Ha cave is located in Son Ha commune, Nho Quan district, Ninh Binh province. The cave hides in the heart of Tuong mountain range, which in the reign of the King Dinh Tien Hoang and the King Le Dai Hanh was the protecting wall defending the capital of Hoa Lu, in the legendary Trang An mountain. If visitors on daily tour in Trang An would like to explore Thien Ha Cave, Ninh Binh tourists can travel from Tho Ha Village to Ben Dang landing. Then you continue the walk for about 500 meters on the stone road along the foot of Tuong Mountain. Visitors will find the cave gate and start a real journey to discover the beauty of Thien Ha Cave. To ensure safety, not get lost and save the most time, visitors should travel with guides or indigenous people.
Overview of Thien Ha Cave
Thien Ha Cave was discovered in 2007, later than many other caves. This is because that it is covered with many trees, even its small entrance is difficult to find out due to the bushy trees. Therefore, when people found the cave, they were overwhelmed by the rare mysterious beauty of Thien Ha Cave. The Cave is divided into two parts – dry cave and water cave. The dry cave is 200 meters long and the length of water cave is up to 500 meters.
The beauty of Thien Ha Cave
Coming to Thien Ha Cave, tourists will be surprised by the illusory and miracle picture that the Mother Nature has given for the land of Ninh Binh. There is an endless variety of stalactites and stalagmites, no less beautiful than the sceneries on films made by cinematography, touching the heart of all visitors who come here.
Because there are so many “random” and unreasonable coincidences of the stalactites in the cave with the real world outside, so local people have given them many very cute names. The visitor can immediately recognize the shape of these stalactites. It is the tiger lurking its quarry, the fox is ‘enjoying’ the meal, is the image of the elephant, the monkey climbing tree or the Buddha meditating. Many people said that this is the place in the heaven, now “come” to this land so people have the opportunity to admire.
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If in the dry cave, visitors on eco tour in Trang An have the opportunity to admire the unique ‘sculpture’ of creativity, in the water cave, the romantic scenery will definitely make the tourists enchanted immediately. It is a faintly curved galaxy through the opaque light in the cave, the statue of the fish turning into a dragon or romantic flower island, … Everything is as arranged intentionally, make visitors attracted, only would like to immerse in this heaven scene.
The cave is most beautiful when the sun is shining, each ray of light is strong through the thick layers of rocks, lighten into every corner of the cave, so beautiful that touching the soul of visitors. Perhaps it is because of that that people call this place Thien Ha (Galaxy). The cave has an area equivalent to Sung Sot cave in Ha Long, about 12.000m2.
Through the ups and downs, Thien Ha Cave still retains its pure beauty. Today, this is the ‘roof’ of thousands of bats. Scientists have also discovered traces of the ancient Vietnamese and other animals such as the tortoise in the cave, proving that Thien Ha is a safe and ideal home for humans in the past.