Tu Thuc Cave

Nga Thien, Nga Son, Thanh Hoa, Vietnam
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Tu Thuc cave, also called Bich Dao cave is located in Nga Thien commune, Nga Son district, Thanh Hoa province, northern Vietnam. We at Lotussia provide private guided Thanh Hoa tours offering the chance to discover Tu Thuc cave at your own pace. Itineraries include Thanh Hoa car trips, Thanh Hoa motorcycle tours, Thanh Hoa […]

Tu Thuc cave, also called Bich Dao cave is located in Nga Thien commune, Nga Son district, Thanh Hoa province, northern Vietnam. We at Lotussia provide private guided Thanh Hoa tours offering the chance to discover Tu Thuc cave at your own pace. Itineraries include Thanh Hoa car trips, Thanh Hoa motorcycle tours, Thanh Hoa cycling tours.

During the war 1954 – 1975, this cave was still untouched. What make the cave special is not only the huge number of beautiful stalactites but also the rock in the shape of two people. According to the legend, they were Tu Thuc and Giang Huong fairy.

There is a small temple in the cave. This is called the « temple of mountain’s god – Son Than temple. Above the cave gate, there is a carving poem of Le Quy Don who was a very famous teacher of Le dynasty (XVI – XVIII). He visited this cave in 17th century.

The main cave has two parts. The large outer part has the curving ceiling which looks like a giant upturn bowl. The inner part has a stalactite which looks like the fairy peach (Dao). That is why the grotto has another name, Bich Dao cave. Coming to the inner part, there are three incarnations – buffalo, goat, pig, a big feast, which are similar to a natural feast.

There are also two footprints on the rock. They are said to be the footprint of Tu Thuc. At the back of the cave, there is a mountain named Than Phu and a cave called Doi cave.

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Take a look at our collection of Thanh Hoa Itinerary including not only Thanh Hoa sightseeing culture tours, but also a wide range of Vietnam special theme tours are arranged in Thanh Hoa province as well as the northwest region of Vietnam. There are such activities as car trips, off the beaten track hiking tour, road cycling, homestay, volunteer works, and motorcycle touring.

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