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Halong Bay cave joins world’s top 10 sites

2012-02-20 (GMT + 7)

Sung Sot cave (or Surprising cave), one of the largest caves in Halong Bay, has been voted as one of 10 most beautiful caves of the world by the Association of Tourism Offices and Brokers of the Czech Republic.

Sung-sot-caveDiscovered in 1901 by the French, Sung Sot cave is divided into two chambers and covers a total area of over 10,000 sq.m. It is also described as an “opera house” with the beauty of thousands of magic stalactites and stalagmites.

Other caves in the top 10 are world-famous caves such as Skocjan in Slovenia, Patagons ice cave in Argentina, Lehaman Nevada in the United States and Waitomo glow worm cave in New Zealand.

(Source: VNA)

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