Hang Sửng Sốt Cave, Hạ Long Bay, Vietnam

Hang Sửng Sốt Cave is the most famous cave in Halong Bay. Hang Sửng Sốt Cave means Surprise Cave, is located on Bo Hon Island and is one of the most spectacular and largest grottoes of Ha Long Bay.

Hang Sửng Sốt Cave covers some 10,000 m2. There are thousands of stalactites and stalagmites along the 500-meter paved passage. Light posts line the passage and illuminate the scenery. Spotlights of varied colors are placed in such a way to be unobtrusive and add to the enchantment of the grotto. Sung Sot cave is about 30 metres hig.h Close to the exit a mammoth formation stretches from floor to ceiling, tapering at the center to form a concave pillar that appears to be keeping the ceiling in place.

Below is a small selection of photos taken during a visit to Hang Sửng Sốt Cave in may 2015. Click on a miniature-photo to enlarge it, then navigate using the arrows left/right of the photo or use the cursor keys on your keyboard.