Trung Trang Cave is one of the natural caves that pass through the mountain, with a length of about 300m. This is one of the caves that attract the largest number of tourists in Cat Ba. Inside the cave is a wonder of nature, it possesses a stalactite ecosystem formed over millions of years, creating unique and eye-catching shapes. The cave is also a place to store deep historical values, having once been a military base for the Vietnamese military and people during the resistance war against the US. The cave is also known for its fascinating legends associated with the Cat Ba archipelago.
To get to Trung Trang Cave, you can walk or rent a motorbike, electric car from the center of Cat Ba town, it only takes about 10 minutes. Trung Trang Cave is located in the west of Cat Ba Island, about 1km² from the center of Cat Ba National Park. In addition, thanks to its location near the natural Kim Giao forest, the area around the cave has a quite cool atmosphere, convenient for tourists when visiting.
Stepping into Trung Trang Cave, you will admire the artworks created from the limestone grains in the cave, such as paintings, statues, patterns… 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 hear legends about Ba Chua Trung Trang, who summoned the young men to go to sea to repel foreign invaders and protect the Cat Ba archipelago.
Trung Trang Cave is not only an attractive 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 Trung Trang Cave, and feel the pride and respect for those who have sacrificed for the country.