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Marble Mountains and Linh Ung Pagoda Half-Day Tour

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Look inside the caves and grottoes of Marble Mountain on a small group or private half-day tour from Hoi An. See the stunning statue of the "Lady Buddha" with a visit to the 19th-century Linh Ung Pagoda.

Highlights

  • Climb the stone steps carved into side of the Marble Mountains
  • Visit the artisans village to watch craftsmen carving objects out of marble
  • Marvel at the 'Lady Buddha' statue at Linh Ung Pagoda
  • Look inside the Hindu and Buddhist caves of Thuy Son
  • Get panoramic views of Da Nang and the coast of Vietnam

Description

Depart Hoi An and journey towards the limestone complex of the Marble Mountains in beautiful Da Nang. Upon arrival, see the 156 stone steps that are carved into the side of Thuy Son, the only Marble Mountain accessible to visitors. Ascend to the top of the mountain and marvel at the Buddhist pagoda temples and hidden Buddhist and Hindu grottoes along the way. Get a closer look at the reliefs that depict religious scenes carved out of the marble, and soak up the panoramic views. Head back down the mountain to visit the artisans village where skilled sculptors create many amazing products out of the marble. Continue to Linh Ung Pagoda, built under the reign of King Minh Mang in the 19th-century Nguyen Dynasty. Learn about the legend of the Buddhist statue said to have drifted downstream to the area to anchor at a sandy embankment. Admire the pagoda temple built by the locals to worship the statue, before the trip back to Hoi An.

Includes

Pickup and drop-off Entrance fees 1-way elevator ride at Marble Mountain Bottled water English-speaking guide (other languages available upon request with surcharge) Travel insurance

Important Information

  • This tour is available as a morning or afternoon option
  • Please note that the pickup time will depend on the location of your accommodation. You will be given your exact pickup time after booking
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off is available in Hoi An city center (excluding South Hoi An area)
  • Every child must be accompanied by 1 adult: additional children must pay the adult price
  • 1-way elevator ride at Marble Mountain is included
  • Tour guides in other languages besides English are available upon request with surcharge
  • Travel insurance is included in the tour

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

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