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So so

This cave is on the way to get to the Cat Ba National Park. It is a cave nearly on the top of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rodger P
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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A must see

It's amazing what people can do when you consider these caves housed a whole population during... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael G
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Hobart, Australia
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Cat Ba, Vietnam

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cave is on the way to get to the Cat Ba National Park. It is a cave nearly on the top of the mountain. Nothing special here so this is not a must visit place

Thank Rodger P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's amazing what people can do when you consider these caves housed a whole population during times of conflict. Amazing what was made by human need and ingenuity. So pleased Vietnam has had 50 years of being it's own country.

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although the history of the place is interesting, there are no interpretation boards in the place. All the rooms except for the first one are empty, so it is a self guided tour around empty concrete rooms.

Thank Alette K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A few concrete bunkers leaking water with some sad. Dummies. Skip it and do the cave with the park admission

Thank Rob l
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Nothing to see. Just a cave with a cement infrastructure of empty rooms. Huge waste of time and money. My claustrophobic mother wasn't able to enter and they didn't even have the decency to refund her. Wouldnt recommend this place to my worst enemy.

1  Thank PresidentJade
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Really lovely moped ride to the Hospital Caves - the place itself was interesting however do ask for a guide to show you a round, we opted to look at it ourselves and then felt a bit silly because of course it was amazing, but...More

Thank Sophie C
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I like it a lot. You can see wjat they built inside a cave during the war to protect themselves from bombs. very particular. I'd suggest to do both national park and cave.

Thank Lola C
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

It is a nice visit to see how they protected themselves in from the bombings. Impressive. We got the guide and we were glad otherwise it would be walking around looking at empty rooms and not knowing what they were used for. There is a...More

1  Thank Nicola K
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This was such a cool spot to visit. We parked our scooter and got our ticket at a little spot across the street from the entrance way. Once we walked in, there was nobody else there at all, no staff and no tourists. It was...More

1  Thank FrannyCooperGraham
Reviewed 14 June 2017

very close to town center historical and interesting place seeing puppets of eople being treated in a cave hospitel during vietnam war while catba island was bombed for a long while...realy connected me to the place and its history

Thank boazron86
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Lê Phạm L
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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.
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