Mua Cave – Must-see destination in Ninh Binh


Ninh Binh is one of the best tourist attractions in Vietnam. This destination has a lot of picturesque and attractive places like Tam Coc – Bich Dong, Bai Dinh Pagoda. Another natural attraction in this land is Mua Cave. This tourist site attracts a great number of visitors to this place thanks to its beautiful nature, interesting culture, and long history. You will have the most memorable experience when visiting and exploring this site with your exciting Mua Cave tours.

Nature & Art
Mua Cave is placed on Mua Mountain’s foot. From the distance, this cave looks like a giant bell which is put upside down. The width of this site is about 800m2. Climbing from the foot of the mountain, you can see countless roads made of white stone steps which lead directly to the peak of this mountain. These steps link together to create a miniature Great Wall of China. There is a great amount of impressive decoration and skillfully created patterns placed in the two sides of the path, such as dragon or phoenix. These patterns are carved meticulously and skillfully in the former architecture of the Tran Dynasty.

According to an interesting historical story, when Tran King came to the area of Hoa Lu to build up Thai Vi Temple, he often dropped in this site to listen to the songs and see the charming dances performed by beautiful women like imperial concubines and imperial maids. That’s why this cave is named Mua (Dance). If you are in your Mua Cave tours and exploring this attractive site, you need to go in the Main Road 1A until you have arrived in Ninh Binh or Tam Coc, upon seeing a signpost of Mua Cave, you have reached your destination. On the way there, you will go through many pretty rice fields, peaceful villages, beautiful lakes, rivers and many majestic mountains.

There are nearly 500 stone steps in the path from the foot to the top of Mua Mountain. This path looks like a small version of the Great Wall of China with a white stone path linking many mountains together. From the mountaintop, you can see the overall view of the most famous attraction in Ninh Binh – Tam Coc Bich Dong. Many businessmen invested in building this site as a combination of ecotourism and mountain climbing sites. It’s named as Hang Mua Ecolodge. This service will bring you a wonderful Ninh Binh group tour with pristine, fresh and majestic nature to explore and challenge. You can visit lush forests, peaceful streams or hang on high cliffs with fully-equipped security.

Standing on the mountaintop, you will have a wonderful view of this land with immense rice fields, green rivers, small boats, lush forest, many pretty villages with red roofs, smoke flying up from small kitchens, and hard-working farmers with their buffalos on the field. Especially, you should visit this land in May and June to see the happy harvesting season here. Everything here makes an amazing melody for your Northern Vietnam group tour.

Mua Cave – Special Attraction of Ninh Binh
Unlike other tourist destinations in Ninh Binh, Mua Cave has a peaceful and charming natural beauty that will impress and enchant you instantly. There is no busy and fast pace of life, or polluted air from industrial zones. Moreover, you can enjoy special music performances and imagine them reappearing in the former life of the Royal Family centuries ago. These performances are not only interesting but it also helps preserve a long-standing culture of Vietnam.

Visiting the famous tourist site of Tam Coc – Bich Dong, you should drop in and enjoy an exciting adventure tour in Mua Cave. This site is a special attraction in the area of Hoa Lu Former Capital land where many long-standing cultural and historical stories are preserved. It’s also the capital city of Vietnam in the period of Dai Viet.

Each Vietnamese visitor has to pay $1.4 and foreign tourists have to pay $2.3 each for the entrance ticket. Remember to wear comfortable clothes, cap or hat to get rid of strong sunlight, wear sneakers and bring with you enough water as you will have a long trip to challenge Mua Mountain and explore Mua Cave.

With a beautiful and majestic nature, splendid sights, interesting legends and impressive attractions, Mua Cave is one of the best tours in Vietnam. Don’t just read, go and enjoy your wonderful Mua Cave tours yourself.