Aerial view of Ling Ung pagoda, Son Tra peninsula, Da Nang, Vietnam.

1. Overview about Marble Mountain

Ngu Hanh Son Da Nang, also known as Non Nuoc. This is the convergence of 6 limestone mountains right next to the coast of Da Nang. These six mountains include Kim Son, Thuy Son, Moc Son, Duong Hoa Son, Am Hoa Son and Tho Son. This scenic spot is famous for its picturesque scenery of mountains, clouds, and caves. Marble Mountains Danang is located about 8 kilometers from the city center, in Hoa Hai ward, Ngu Hanh Son district, Da Nang city.

  • Address: 81 Huyen Tran Cong Chua Street, Hoa Hai, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang
  • Opening hours: 07:00 a.m to 05:00 p.m all day

2. How to move to Marble Mountain

About 8 kilometers from Da Nang city center. The road to Ngu Hanh Son is extremely easy to go. Some means that visitors can refer to:

Motorbikes: Visitors can rent motorbikes in the city center for quite cheap prices, about 100 thousand to 150 thousand /a unit /a day. Some motorbike rental locations:

  • Binh Minh (Price: 80,000 VND to 160,000 VND; Phone number: 0338 023 344)
  • Huu Vy (Price: 80,000 VND to 160,000 VND; Phone number: 0932 445 145)
  • Long Phung (Price: 80,000 VND to 140,000 VND; Phone number: 093 552 98 47)

Taxi: If traveling in a large group, Taxi is an ideal choice for tourists. Each number of taxi companies that visitors can refer to:

  • Taxi Mai Linh (Price: 11,000 VND to 14,000 VND/kilometer; Phone number: 0236 3 56 56 56)
  • Taxi Da Nang VinaSun Green (Price: 11,000 VND to 14,600 VND/kilometer; Phone number: 0236 3 68 68 68)
  • Taxi Tien Sa (Price: 11,000 VND to 14,600 VND/kilometer; Phone number: 0236 3 79 79 79)

3. The ideal time to visit Marble Mountain

If you want to visit Ngu Hanh Son Da Nang, you can go at any time of the year. But ideally, you should come here from early September to early October. At this time the weather in Da Nang is cool and rarely hot, it is very suitable for visiting Marble Mountains and having fun activities  in Da Nang city.

One of the primary reasons why people are hesitant to climb the mountain during the summer is because of the high temperatures, which can reach 30 to 36 °C. The temperature will be substantially cooler if people arrive before 08:30 a.m in the morning or after 16:30 p.m in the afternoon. For the best experience, visitors should bring mineral water and casual attire!


4. Some interesting destinations in Marble Mountain

4.1. Kim Son

Kim Son top is shaped like an upside down bell, on the bank of the Co Co river. So if visitors have the opportunity to take a boat trip on the river, they will admire the shadow of the mountain falling on the calm water. Leaning back on Kim Son mountain is the ancient Avalokitesvara pagoda and the extremely mysterious Avalokitesvara cave.

4.2. Tho Son

Tho Son mountain is also known by a rustic name “Da Chong mountain”. Tho Son is a low and earthy mountain, but it is the longest of the 5 Ngu Hanh Son mountains. In Tho Son, there is a cave deep in the mountain called Bo De cave (also known as Toad cave) with a narrow niche, and it was a shelter for local people during the resistance wars against the French and Americans.

4.3. Thuy Son

Thuy Son is a mountain with a large area and many beautiful scenes for tourists to visit. This is the highest and most beautiful mountain among the mountains of Ngu Hanh Son. The top of Thuy Son possesses its own beauty with rocky mountains and charming landscapes that bring many deep spiritual, cultural and historical values.

Entrance Ticket Price

  • For adult: 40,000 VND/person
  • For student: 10,000 VND/person
  • For children less 1 year: Free

Elevator Ticket: 30,000 VND/a round – trip ticket

4.4. Moc Son

Moc Son has a white marble block shaped like a sitting person, impressing many visitors. The stone block is often called Ba Quan Am or Co Mu by indigenous people. This is the only mountain in Ngu Hanh Son that has no temples or spirituality, and very few trees.

4.5. Hoa Son

Am Hoa Son and Duong Hoa Son are the twin mountains that make up Hoa Son. Am Hoa Son, which lies in the east, is a popular spot for curious travelers who wish to discover more about rock and art.

Am Hoa Son is a mountainous region with shattered boulders, sloped mountain slopes, and lush vegetation. In instance, a cave below connects to the North and South.

The old pagoda Linh Son and the Huyen Vy cave are both in Duong Hoa Son, which is in the west. There is also the Pho Da Son cave, inside of which is the pagoda with a history of the sister of King Minh Mang.

4.6. Vong Giang Dai

Vong Giang Dai, also known as the river viewing platform, is located on the Southwest side of Thuy Son mountain, is a high point overlooking Cam Le and Co Co rivers and visitors can observe the whole view of the mountains in the Marble Mountains The path to Vong Giang Dai is opposite the Ancestral Church area of ​​Tam Thai Pagoda

Standing at Vong Giang Dai, visitors will be able to enjoy the panoramic view of the landscape below. At present, this river viewing station has been built with a quadrangle to both protect the visitors from rain and sun and protect the stele.

4.7. Huyen Khong Cave

One of Ngu Hanh Son‘s most stunning caverns, Huyen Khong has an open-air dome shape and is illuminated from the outside. There is no doubt that anyone entering this area won’t be taken aback. Unlike other caves, Huyen Khong Cave does not have as many stalactites but it is cool and fresh.

4.8. Tam Thai Temple

Famous spiritual spot Tam Thai pagoda is one of two famous temples in Ngu Hanh Son. To get to Tam Thai Pagoda, visitors need to pass 156 stone steps on the west side of Thuy Son mountain.

With three gates, the temple gate is magnificently constructed. The left entrance is for males, and the right gate is for women, but the main gate is the most significant gate for monks. The temple has undergone numerous ups and downs in its history and has been repaired numerous times, but it still has its original timeless beauty.

4.9. Linh Ung Pagoda

Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda is located on Son Thuy island, located next to Ngu Coc and Vong Hai Dai caves. The pagoda was built during the reign of the 6th King Minh Mang, named Linh Ung since 1841. Linh Ung Ngu Hanh Son Pagoda has an ancient appearance, known as one of the most sacred pagodas in Da Nang.

4.10. Non Nuoc stone carving village

Non Nuoc stone art village is a place to display impressive works of art carved from simple stone blocks. The stone village has a history of over 300 years, dating back to the 17th century. Each year, it produces more than 80,000 impressive works of art.

If travelers visit Ngu Hanh Son Da Nang, they ought to stop by the stone craftsman’s hamlet at least once to view the masterful creations of the artists or to purchase trinkets crafted from marble blocks. cherished jelly.

5. Suggestion some hotels near Marble Mountain

  • Duong Gia Hotel (Address: No. 06 – 08 Pham Thieu – An Hai Bac Ward – Son Tra District – Da Nang; Phone number: 0983 72 82 86 – 0906 444 525)
  • Sunna Hotel Danang (Address: No. 27 Duong Dinh Nghe Street, Son Tra District, Da Nang City; Phone number: 02363 941515 – 02363 941616)
  • Hanoi Blue Hotel (Address: 128 Nguyen Van Thoai Street, My An Ward, Son Tra District, Da Nang City; Phone number: 099 507 2222)
  • Gaston Hotel (Address: No. 56 Vo Van Kiet Street, An Hai Dong Ward, Son Tra District, Da Nang City; Phone number: +33 (0)1 44 01 04 90)
  • Queen’s Finger Hotel Danang (Address: No. 155 -157 Le Quang Dao Street, Ngu Hanh Son District, Da Nang City; Phone number: 0236 3986 777)

6. Conclusion

Ngu Hanh Son possesses the harmonious beauty of natural scenery intertwined with the charm of spiritual culture. Here, the temples and caves are intertwined, blending together like shapes and shadows. Definitely Marble Mountain is a check-in point not to be missed when traveling to Da Nang.

If tourists want to visit more tourist attractions when visiting Da Nang, they can refer to the Da Nang – Hoi An – Ba Na Hill Classical Tour – 4D3N by Metta Voyage.

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