|Hard to believe this is carved from Marble.. very intricate designs|
All of the mountains have cave entrances and numerous tunnels, and it is possible to climb to the summit of one of the peaks. Several buddhist sanctuaries can also be found within the mountains, making this a famous tourist destination.
The area is famous for stone sculpture making and stone-cutting crafts. Direct rock extraction from the mountains was banned recently. Materials are now being transported from quarries in Quang Nam province.
As of 2003 the district had a population of 50,105 . The district covers an area of 37 km². The district capital lies at Da Nang. - wikipedia..
|And hugs sizes as well.. look at that size of the lady compared to the size of the Statues!||..|
The mountains were very near the American Marble Mountain Air Facility during the Vietnam War. According to William Broyles, Jr.'s "Brothers in Arms", the Marble Mountains contained a hospital for the Vietcong, probably within earshot of the American air field and China Beach (which bordered the air field on the side opposite the mountains). He describes the enemy as having been so "certain of our ignorance. . . . that he had hidden his hospital in plain sight"
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