Mua Cave does not attract tourists by its mysterious and fanciful look like many other caves, but this place is still one of the attractive destinations for many young people who love to live virtual. After passing 486 craggy stone steps, you will reach the top of the mountain and can see the full poetic and peaceful beauty of Tam Coc’s vast fields.
Where is Hang Mua?
Mua Cave is located about 6 km from Ninh Binh city center. Mua Cave is located at the foot of Mua mountain, in Hang Mua tourist area, Khe Dau Ha village, Ninh Xuan, Hoa Lu, Ninh Binh. If you have had the opportunity to visit the famous tourist attraction Tam Coc – Bich Dong of Ninh Binh, you cannot ignore this attractive virtual “check-in” coordinates.
Why is this place called Mua Cave?
According to folklore, when King Tran Thai Tong returned to Hoa Lu to establish Am Thai Vi, he often went to this place to listen to the palace concubines, beautiful women dancing, singing, and singing. Since then, people around have passed on the name Hang Mua to remember the old story.
The wild beauty of Mua Cave
It will not be an exaggeration to say that Mua Cave is favored by nature quite a lot. This place not only has the same mountains but also is surrounded by the winding water of Tam Coc. Each cave in Hang Mua has different shades and shapes, but they all make you feel like you’re lost in a wonderland. Colorful stalactites or giant lotus bud-like shapes in Mua Cave were created by nature’s hands millions of years ago.
Mua Cave – check-in coordinates “thousands of people love”.
Mua Cave was built with stone steps leading to the top of Ngoai Long mountain. Thanks to that, this place is given the nickname “Great Wall” of Vietnam by many domestic and foreign tourists. When you have passed 486 stone steps, you will be able to admire the surrounding majestic mountains, stone slabs and pillars meticulously carved with sophisticated and sophisticated patterns.
Not only that, when standing on the top of Mua mountain, if it is right in the rice season, you can zoom your eyes into the distance, watching the whole peaceful country river, winding between the rice fields straight and the storks flying. On the top of Mua mountain, there is also a statue of Quan The Am Bodhisattva, looking down at the land of the ancient capital, bringing a sense of peace.
The right time to go to Mua Cave
Mua Cave always has a cool and airy climate, so you can visit this tourist spot at any time of the year. However, in the spring and early summer, the temperature here is not too high, the rainfall is not too great, so you can move more easily.
If you want to discover the beautiful natural picture with golden color, you should go to Mua Cave when Tam Coc is in the ripe rice season. The mats of ripe golden rice seem to be adorned with emerald green river water.
How to get to Mua Cave?
– From Hanoi, go straight to the old National Highway 1A through Ha Nam territory.
– Turn in the direction to Ninh Binh Thanh Hoa to reach Ninh Binh city.
– Follow the signposts to Tam Coc Bich Dong tourist area and then follow provincial road 491C to Hang Mua.
What do you need to prepare when coming to Mua Cave?
– The road to the top of Mua mountain is quite slippery and craggy, you should choose sturdy and easy-to-move shoes.
– Drive straight to the inside of Hang Mua tourist area to avoid having to travel far and without paying for parking.
– Should choose costumes with outstanding colors such as yellow, red … if you want to take beautiful check-in photos.
– You can go to Mua Cave early in the morning to avoid crowds and the weather is not too hot.