Extraordinary sky view of Da Nang's Marble Mountains
The Marble Mountains or Ngu Hanh Son - a cluster of six marble and limestone mountains located in Ngu Hanh Son ward, Da Nang city - is a very popular tourist site in central Vietnam.
The marble mountains are named after the five elements: Kim (metal), Thuy (water), Moc (wood), Hoa (fire) and Tho (earth).
The mountains all have cave entrances and tunnels. It is possible to climb to the peaks. Several Buddhist sanctuaries can also be found in these mountains, making this a famous tourist destination.
An elevator has recently been put into operation at the tourist site. The elevator is 43 metres high and can carry 20 passengers at a time at a speed of 1.75 metres per second. A two-way ticket costs VND30,000
Some tourists still want to conquer the peak
Non Nuoc village, which lies at the foot of the picturesque Marble Mountain, is famous for stone sculpturing and cutting crafts.
Marble Mountains as well as Non Nuoc village have attracted more domestic and foreign tourists
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