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Marble Mountain


81 Huyền Trân Công Chúa, Hòa Hải, Ngũ Hành Sơn, Đà Nẵng

Marble Mountain in Da Nang (Ngu Hanh Son) is about 8km southeast of Da Nang City. This is a cluster of five marble mountains lying close to the Non Nuoc sea. That is why, it is dubbed Hon Non Nuoc, which means Mountain and Water in Vietnamese. An interesting trip to Marble Mountains will bring you most relaxing time. Ngu Hanh Son is a fairy land with a dreamlike scenery, pagodas, grottoes, beautiful view of Da Nang city..

marble mountain da nang

Marble Mountain Da Nang has five mountain peaks and was named as Ngu Hanh Son (five mountains), each according to one of the five elements of the universe: Kim Son (metal of gold), Moc Son (wood), Thuy Son (water), Hoa Son (fire), and Tho Son (earth). According to Oriental philosophy, metal, wood, water, fire and earth are five elements that create the universe. Five is a very important number in oriental mentality and life. And so, the five mountains that compose Marble Mountain are filled with mysterious.

Marble Mountain Da Nang is also famous for its traditional stone engraving activities. In Dong Hai village close to Thuy Son (Water Mountain), 600 families chisel stone producing statues, jewelry, and art work. The stone carving village stretching along the road leading to the Ngu Hanh Son entrance is also a very attractive sight for visitors. At this village, you can admire all those wonderful works created by patient craftsmen right in front of you. All the stones for the works are taken and transferred from the Marble Mountains.

marble mountain da nang

marble mountain da nang
Am Phu Cave

The Marble Mountains are situated between Da Nang City and Hoi An ancient town and very close to Non Nuoc Beach, which stretches for kilometers with clean and white sand and is one of the nicest beaches in Vietnam, which is very convenient for visitors who want to go climbing and bathing. Ngu Hanh Son is familiar to almost everyone who has been to Da Nang. It is so well known that many people consider it as the symbol of the area, join our day tour Da nang to visit this Marble Mountain Da Nang.

Am Phu Cave is located inside Thuy Son, it is the longest cave in Da Nang and the Marble Mountains, measuring 302 meters long. The cave is known as “the hell” because it was dark and a little scary in the past. The monks give its spacious chambers, small passages and natural formations a religious significance, very interesting to learn about. Visitors to the Am Phu Cave will have the opportunity to admire somewhat mysterious landscape, as well as understand more about the philosophy of life and the law of karma – the spiritual principle of cause and effect where intent and actions of a person influence the future.

marble mountain da nang

Good to know

  • Entrance fee to Marble Mountain Da Nang: 55,000vnd/person
  • Marble Mountain opening hours daily from 6.00AM til 6.00PM
  • If you don’t want to hiking up (stone steps), there’s available elevator service, ticket fee is 60,000vnd/person/return.
  • Robert October 21, 2019

    Will the caves in the marble mountains be open to the public on January 27th, 2020? We are just wondering because of the public holiday.

    • HVG October 22, 2019

      Yes, the pagoda and caves are open during lunar new year 2019.

  • Alex April 23, 2022

    Hallo, are you open on May 1, and 2, 2002 due to Vietnamese holidays? Regards

  • HVG April 23, 2022

    Yes, they open for the holiday May 1 and 2 2022.

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