Kim Son scenic complex (Thanh Hoa province) is an epic geological complex with mountains, lagoons, and caves combining to create a picture of a pristine, majestic, romantic and mysterious landscape of mountains and forests.
|Kim Son scenic spot is located in Vinh An commune, Vinh Loc district, about 40 km from the center of Thanh Hoa city, best known for its charming and poetic landscape. Photo: VTC
Kim Son scenic spot stands out with a rocky mountain range of 29 mountains distributed throughout the large lagoon.
Tourists cannot help but gasp before the complex of rocky mountains and caves at Kim Son scenic spot. The formation of this mountain range has been recorded since the beginning of the 16th century.
The mountain range is spectacular, towering from afar, like castles lying along the Ma River.
Interwoven with the tall standing of the mountains are 7 fanciful caves through each other. In particular, Ngoc Kieu cave is the first of 7 caves and has a relatively large space with a length of 54 m, a width of 17 m, and possesses rugged terrain. The stalactites come in different shapes and sizes thanks to the blessing of Mother Nature seem to open a mysterious world that captivates the wanderlusts.
Kim Son cave or Ngoc Ho cave with a unique structure running through the soft winding mountains, the cave is about 30m wide with a natural arch like a shark’s mouth opening to “swallow” visitors inside.
Going deep inside, you might shiver because of the the cold air emanating from the stone slabs above, along with the elaborate arrangement of stalactites creating an unforgettable beauty.
|Do not forget to take a walk around the lagoon at the foot of the majestic mountains, and weave deep into the caves to see a very different beauty of Thanh Hoa. Photo: VTC
Kim Son scenic spots has many refreshing places with the gentle and fresh water stream flowing along the rows of colorful trees and plants creating a dreamy scene on the shore.
In the middle of the lake, a curved wooden bridge is placed across, surrounded by a lot of pink cherry trees, especially in the blooming water lily season, making a historical movie setting come to life.
Kim Son scenic spot is also a spiritual tourist destination with the ancient Linh Ung pagoda, nestled right on the cliffs. The pagoda is both a place for tourists from all over the world to offer incense and pray, as well as a place to admire the whole landscape from above with the fresh and airy sky in the highlands.
|A corner of Linh Ung Pagoda at the foot of the mountain. Photo: VTC
With inherent natural beauty and peaceful atmosphere away from the noise and dust of the city, Kim Son scenic spot has since become a famous destination for tourists from near and far when coming to Thanh Hoa. Just take a deep breath, close your eyes and enjoy the peace here, all your worries are washed away, relaxed and surprisingly calm.