KINGDOM OF CAVES
KINGDOM OF CAVES. Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park in the central province of Quang Binh is frequently dubbed as the “Kingdom of Caves”. Among the caves here, Son Doong and Thien Duong might have hogged the international spotlight.
Son Doong, located in the heart of the Phong Nha at Ke Bang Nation Park and its the largest of its kind in the world. It was discovered by a local in 1991. The 1,645m-long cave system, which extends through a mountain, was named one of the most captivating caves on earth by National Geographic.
Besides, geologists say the cave formed two to five million years ago and roughly 6,5km long. Thien Duong Cave has also become a favorite destination for tourists. After visiting the cave, many people recognized its irresistible magic and most beautiful wonder of the Creator on earth.
Moreover, Son Doong and Thien Duong caves are the third and fourth biggest in the world. Quang Binh province recently discovered 58 more caves, all of them located in Minh Hoa district.