Ngu Hanh Son “Marble Mountain”

Ngu Hanh Son “Marble Mountain”

Let’s explore the best of what our beach city Da Nang has to offer, from lush green terraces to blue long beaches, and make sure it is doubtlessly your dream vacation in Da Nang, one of the best beaches in Vietnam. Among those, Ngu Hanh Son “Marble Mountain” is a name of five mountains in Da Nang. This is a group of rock mountains (including marble) located close to the beach and was named to symbolize the complex elements of the universe by King Minh Mang.

Marble Mountain is located from the center of Da Nang approximately 8 km to the southeast, near sandy beach. In ancient times, Cham Pa people worship spirits according to their beliefs here, now you can observe it through statues, towers or carving in stone at Linh Ung Temple.

Kim Son (Metall – metal) are mountains stretched from east to west, extending from Truong river to Da Nang River, with the old wharf Kings often came here for sightseeing, and now it become fields.

Moc Son (Holz – wood) located in the southeast, parallel to the Thuy Son Mountain. This mountain name is “Wood” but trees here grow very little, there are some small caves, Moc Son have white marble blocks that look like human.

Thuy Son (Wasser – water) in the north east is the most beautiful mountains, tourists usually come for sightseeing called it Non Nuoc Temple, There are very beautiful poetic landscapes, temples were built a long time ago, with the stalactites cave, beautiful Tam Thai and Linh Ung Temple.

Hoa Son (Feuer – Fire), is the mountain towards to the southwest which is very rugged and steep, facing the mountain Kim Son, and at the left side of Su Van Hanh street. On the mountain still remain rubble is what is left of the towers of the Cham Pa. Hoa Son Mountain is where people exploit marble.

Tho Son (Erde – earth) is a low mountain located in the middle of other mountains. The mountain does not have beautiful landscapes like others, only have red clay, sand and stone mixed. Tho Son Mountain is where we also find the Cham Pa civilization with sculptures in stone.

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