Quan Y Cave is one of the unique and beautiful caves of the Cat Ba archipelago, belonging to Cat Ba National Park, Hai Phong city. Quan Y Cave Cat Ba is not only famous for its majestic natural landscape, but also carries deep historical significance, having once been a field hospital during the resistance war against the US. Quan Y Cave Cat Ba is an attractive tourist spot for those who love to explore and learn about the heroic past of the country.
To get to Quan Y Cave, you have to go through the cross-island road of Cat Ba, Cat Ba National Park, about 13km from the center of Cat Ba town. Quan Y Cave is located halfway up the mountain, next to a secluded road, belonging to Hung Son cave, Hai Son village, Tran Chau commune, Cat Hai district. Quan Y Cave was formerly called Hung Son cave, named after a general of the Tran dynasty who participated in the battle on the Bach Dang river. Later, in the years 1963 – 1965, when the US intensified bombing of North Vietnam, the islanders renovated the natural limestone cave into a field hospital. From then on, we have the name Quan Y Cave.
Stepping into Quan Y Cave, you will admire the unique and sophisticated architecture of the field hospital, with 3 floors, 17 wards, and many other functional rooms. You will also hear historical stories of the resistance period, about the soldiers and nurses who sacrificed and fought in the cave. You will also see the utensils, medical equipment, weapons, living utensils… of the military and people during that time. In addition, you will also admire the artworks created from the limestone grains in the cave, such as paintings, statues, patterns…
Quan Y Cave is not only an attractive green tourist spot, but also a place to preserve and honor the historical, cultural, and spiritual values of the Vietnamese people. Come and experience the beauty of Quan Y Cave, and feel the pride and respect for those who have sacrificed for the country.