Stalactites and stalagmites in Thien Duong, in Vietnam’s Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Discovered in 2005 and explored by British cavers, its name translates as Paradise. Photo: Alamy

Vietnam’s Thien Duong: longest dry cave in Asia and its stunning beauty - no wonder it’s name means paradise

  • Thien Duong in the Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park was formed 350 to 400 million years ago. It was discovered in 2005, and opened to visitors in 2010
  • Only 15 visitors per day are allowed to explore up to 7km of the 31.5km-long cave, which is filled with stalactites and stalagmites of all sizes
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Stalactites and stalagmites in Thien Duong, in Vietnam’s Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park. Discovered in 2005 and explored by British cavers, its name translates as Paradise. Photo: Alamy
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