Sung Sot Cave, Halong Bay, Vietnam

Sung Sot Cave (Cave of Surprises) is the largest cave in Halong Bay, Vietnam. Located at the Bo Hon Island, the cave got its name (grotte des surprises) from a French admiral who was surprised at the size of the cave when he discovered it.

Photos from my July 2008 visit, including an aerial view of the iconic Bo Hon Bay which often features on travel magazines and postcards…

Sung Sot Cave in Halong Bay, Vietnam

The limestone cave is now heavily developed for tourism, with granite pavements and coloured-lighting beautification. The natural elements seems pretty well preserved though, hopefully the in-flock of tourists won’t cause too much harm.

Hang Sung Sot limestone cave in Halong Bay

Stalactites and stalagmites at Sung Sot Cave in Halong Bay

Grotte des Surprises in Halong Bay, Vietnam

Aerial view of Bo Hon Bay, Halong Bay, Vietnam

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