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Hospital Cave

Cat Ba, Vietnam
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Under rated attraction

Amazing that this place isn't more popular....easy to get to from Cat Bar and possibly a much... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dunedin, New Zealand

Amazing because this was where the Vietnam soldiers were harbouring during the Vietnam war, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing that this place isn't more popular....easy to get to from Cat Bar and possibly a much better place to visit than the nearby National Park. Read up on why this is such a historically significant place to visit.

Thank sbod2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing because this was where the Vietnam soldiers were harbouring during the Vietnam war, and you'd see the sort of activities taking place in the cave. Amazing because of how it's so well ventilated inside the cave when you thought it might be really stuffy...More

Thank kyouquan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had probably too much fun here. I went alone and had so much fun with the intense echoes in all of the rooms and caverns. The large cavern (cinema) is awesome to be inside alone. Also it's a really nice scooter ride up from...More

Thank localareatraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Suprised to see so many poor reviews of Hospital Cave. It's a very interesting and inspiring bit of history built into an amazing hunk of rock. Yes, it may only take 10 minutes to hurtle round, but if you take your time and soak up...More

Thank Peter2Metres
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very Interesting to see how the Cave was change into a Hospital, there can be a bit more examples of what happend there, but for the price, it is a overall good experience.

Thank Tiaan l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

"It's not worth it"... Oh come on 40k (approx £1.50) isn't an awful lot is it? We wandered through without a guide and it was fascinating to see the the conditions they had to survive, work and operate in. A little imagination is all you...More

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

10 minute tour round a cave with a few empty rooms . The tour guide just tells you what room was used for what but they're just big empty rooms . Not really worth the 40.000 D but as there's not much to do in...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very empty, no sign nor information. Only empty rooms. It took us only 10 minutes to have walk around. 2$ for the entrance didn't worth it. Skip it and you can explore another caves around Cat ba.

Thank lukealen777
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I hired a bike for the day. We visited this cave which served as a hospital and home for the soldiers and residents from the island during the wars. Interesting 10 minute visit. No guide required as the ticket attendant provides information...More

Thank GeckoHeaven
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This cave was part of our motorcycle tour and was quite interesting. It was used to house all the residents of Cat Ba as well as Viet Cong. There is quite an amazing mini 'town' inside.

Thank fitmom1010
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Lê Phạm L
How to find Cat Ba Island Cruises company?
23 December 2016|
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Response from Enza G | Reviewed this property |
I booked my cruise on the island itself. Resorts have cruise details Paloma Cruises was one company.