The caves of Huong Tich, Tam Coc, Dau Go and others make for colorful stalactites of various shapes.

1. Huong Tich cave

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Huong Tich cave is in the national tourist area of Huong Son, in My Duc district, Hanoi. In March 1770, Lord Trinh Sam visited the cave and named it “Nam Thien De Nhat Dong” (the most beautiful cave of Vietnam). Photo: Mytour.
Seven world-famous caves of Vietnam
There are many stalactites with strange shapes in the cave. They are named based on the shapes, such as Bau Sua Me (Mother’s Breast), Hoa Phien Nao (Sorrow Flower), Dun Gao (Rice Dune), Dun Tien (Money Dune), Cay Vang (Gold Tree), Cay Bac (Silver Tree). There is also the “road to heaven” and the “road to hell “. Photo: Mytour.
Seven world-famous caves of Vietnam
The Kwan Yin green stone statue is carved beautifully and is a very old and valuable statue. Photo: Mytour.

2. Tam Coc – Bich Dong

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Tam Coc – Bich Dong is called to the “Ha Long Bay on land” of Ninh Binh. Tam Coc means three caves, including Ca, Hai and Ba. All the caves were created by the Ngo Dong River that runs through mountains. Photo: Hachi8.
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The only means of transport to discover Tam Coc is a boat. Photo: Hachi8.
Seven world-famous caves of Vietnam
The journey to discover Tam Coc – Bich Dong is also associated with the visit to the temples in these caves. Photo: Hachi8.

3. Dau Go Cave

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Dau Go Cave is on Dau Go Island in Ha Long Bay, Quang Ninh Province. Photo: Vietravel.
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Dau Go Cave is divided into three main compartments. This is the first compartment. Photo: Vietravel.

4. Thien Cung cave

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Thien Cung Cave in the north of Dau Island. Photo: Golux.vn.
Seven world-famous caves of Vietnam
On the cliff is a monumental painting recreating the fairytale characters. In the center are four huge pillars. Photo: Golux.vn.

5. Phong Nha cave

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Phong Nha Cave is located in Ke Bang limestone mountain in Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province. Photo: Luaviet.
Seven world-famous caves of Vietnam
The way to Phong Nha Cave. Photo: Luaviet.
Seven world-famous caves of Vietnam
Like other caves, Phong Nha has unique rocks named the Lion, the Unicorn, the Royal Palace or Buddha Statue. Photo: Luaviet.

6. Thach Dong moutain

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Located in My Duc Commune, about 5 km from the center of Ha Tien town, Thach Dong mountain is a steep limestone block. It is 90 meters above sea level and about 45 m in diameter. Photo: Luaviet.
Seven world-famous caves of Vietnam
Thach Dong has two main entrances. The wood-made Tien Son Temple is inside the cave. It was built in 1790 and rebuilt in 2003. Photo: Luaviet.

7. Son Doong cave

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Son Doong is one of the largest caves in the world. It is located in Son Trach commune, Bo Trach district, Quang Binh province. Photo: Oxalis.
Seven world-famous caves of Vietnam
The cave was discovered in 1991 by a local man named Ho Khanh. However, until 2006 the discovery of this cave was announced. Photo: Oxalis.
Seven world-famous caves of Vietnam
The tour to Son Doong is offered by Oxalis, at the price of $3,000 a person. All tours to 2016 have been fully books. Photo: Oxalis.