Photo: Towards Cambodia from Thach Dong.

Thac Dong Cave Pagoda

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Located four kilometres from Ha Tien and just three kilometres shy of the Cambodian border, Thach Dong cave pagoda is the only notable Buddhist pagoda in town that really deserves a visit – so why not stop and stretch your legs if you are on your way too/from the border? Enter the labyrinthine caverns to find cloistered altars and chambers concealing funerary tablets.


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The echoing tunnels and dark stairs up to small grottos are strangely atmospheric, adding a solemnity to the simple shrines. Hike up one of the openings to enjoy a good view of rice fields and hills of Cambodia. The cavern is sometimes home to a colony of bats, so you decide whether to look directly up.

The entrance has a large gate adorned with the name, so you can’t miss it from the road.


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Thac Dong Cave Pagoda
Daily 06:30-17:30.
Admission: 5,000 dong

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