Thuy Son mount - The most beautiful peak in Marble Mountains in Da Nang

Located about only 8km in the southeast from Da Nang city, the Marble Mountain (Ngũ Hành Sơn) own special position, also integrate with profound historic and spirit value. Marble Mountains in fact has up to 6 lime mountain on a sand beach of about 2km2, including: Kim Son, Moc Son, Thuy Son, Hoa Son, and Tho Son. Each name of the mountain is represented for the five life elements: metal, wood, water, fire and earth

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Although every mountain has it own attractive features, but the Thuy Son is the greatest and most attractive one. With height of 106 meters, width of 7 ha, and 3 peaks look like a star, Thuy Son has most caves and pagodas compared to other mountains in the Marble complex.

There are two paths leading to Thuy Son: the west path has 156 stone steps leading to Tam Thai pagoda while the east path has 108 stone steps leading to Linh Ung pagodas. Normally, tourists will climb up on the west path and climb down on the east path. During your trip, you will also contemplate the Vong Giang Dai, Tam Ton pagoda, Tu Tam pagoda, Hanh Cung house, Hoa Nghiem cave, Huyen Khong cave and Linh Nham cave

Few years recently, the management board at Marble Mountain has opened a new elevator system with height of 43 meter to afford 2 cabins. The cabin is in semicircle shape and made from transparent glass so that you can gap the whole magnificient landscape around you. Each elevator turn can transfer up to 20 tourists every turn with price of 1.5 usd/person for round trip.

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However, if you love nature and would like to conquer the Thuy Son peak, strolling up the peak is a great challenge! Tourists may also want to visit the Non Nuoc Village at the foot of Marble Mountains. The village is famous for stone sculptures and handicrafts. Here you can buy many things made of marble stone, from small one like earrings, necklaces, vases to the huge sculptures of Buddha. In the past, rock was extracted directly from the Marble Mountains to make sculptures but now the direct extraction was made illegal. Materials for sculpturing work are now transported from nearby provinces like Quang Nam and Thanh Hoa.