Hospital Cave
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Manu Jain
Jaipur, India76 contributions
Jun 2022
Its a super nice and beautiful cave near cat ba national park and the price is included in the price for park ticket
Written 24 June 2022
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JSTrip_77
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina1,135 contributions
Jun 2020
Hospital Cave is really interesting to see. But, it would be nice if there was some additional signage or information about the site. Since we were not traveling with a tour guide, we really just observed the cave and tried to imagine what it was all about from the short description in the online guidebook. We were even traveling with Vietnamese friends so the issue was language but lack of a sense of value in telling the story of the cave.

But, even without a great deal of explanation, it's totally worth visiting the cave just to see the scale and the organization of this hospital. It's in three levels and even has a swimming pool! There are some mannequins set up that bring some life to the place even without signage.

Of note, this place is accessible at the top of some very steep steps!
Written 9 June 2020
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Beth
Bristol, UK949 contributions
Mar 2020 • Couples
Most the rooms are empty or just have a bed frame in them. Very little to no information about what the rooms housed, what happened here etc. We could only guess it was from the Vietnam America war? Fair few steep slippery steps to climb up too. Bonus that the loo had loo roll. Bazinga.
Written 8 March 2020
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Irina P
37 contributions
Mar 2020 • Couples
We visited the cave during our short motorbike trip across the Cat Ba Island.
There are several caves at the island. We just saw only this one. It is quite interesting to see. You going up to the cave entrance and the guy , who is checking the tickets is telling you few words about the history.
Written 7 March 2020
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Barbara W
Jersey, UK75 contributions
Feb 2020
Visited with our guide Luu, he explained how the hospital was used during the war with the USA.
They have rooms like wards with beds in, medicine storage, kitchen etc.
Steep stairs to reach
Written 29 February 2020
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Rico
403 contributions
Oct 2019
We rented motor scooters from our hotel to take a day trip around the island. First stop was the famous ‘Hospital Cave’ used as an actual war hospital. It is not expensive to visit and only takes less than an hour to see the whole thing. I guess if you are a war buff and that kind of history interests you than you will like it. I liked the next Cave we visited much more.
Written 17 January 2020
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Billy W
6 contributions
Jan 2020 • Couples
This is brilliant to visit if you are interested in history. Knowing that the cave was used as an active hospital during the american-vietnam war helps to understand what the war really meant to the Vietnamese.

Definitely visit this cave for that reason.
Written 14 January 2020
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Claudia123
Yuyao, China62 contributions
Jan 2020 • Friends
The cave is interested, well worth seeing however a little short. If I remember correctly, we were there for literally 10 minutes max.
Written 13 January 2020
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Bernard V
Mui Ne, Vietnam32 contributions
Jan 2020 • Friends
The hospital cave is only the start of your day , it shows you what they had to go through during the war and it immerses you within the atmosphere . It is cave that can be done in about 30 min, so don’t plan on it being an entire day trip.
Written 13 January 2020
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Marcarolin
Taipei, Taiwan20 contributions
Jan 2020
This cave was build to become a Military base. You can see many things here but stalactites. It's unexpected.
Written 6 January 2020
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