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Guanziling Hot Spring

Guanziien, Baihe Township, Tainan, Taiwan
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Type: Hot Springs/ Geysers
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Taipei, Taiwan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Went there at the end of May, 2014. Getting there wasn't hard but it is no longer an easy bus ride. From Tainan, you have to take a train North to Xinying. Then you cross the street to the bus terminal and take the Yellow bus or one of the local buses to BeiHe. From BeiHe, it's a short bus... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My family was there due to the mud spa and the places of interest such as temple visit and the shu Huo tong yuan. We travelled up from Kaohsiung to xing ying train station and got a cab drive up to guanziling at NT 500 as is pretty worth it of four with big luggage compare to taking public transport... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

was there in march 2014. took a train from tainan to xinying. but there are now no more direct bus to guanziling from there. have to take a bus from xinying to baihe, and then baihe to guanziling. guanziling is the last stop. overall took about 2 hours to get there from tainan. the hotspring is really special with the"mud"... More

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21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

It's a good place to unwind & relax. Chose the King's Villa Garden (cost 450NTD). It is a public place but you can swim for as long as you want. They have a number of pools you can try, from 20 deg (cold) to 42 deg as well as normal chlorinated pools with jet massages, and saunas. You can even... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

Stopped in Tainan as an excuse to check the Hot Springs.. the whole experience was nice and relaxing, the spa we used (Kings Garden Villa) was well appointed, clean and with plenty of pools of different temperatures and minerals... really recommend it for unwind and relax...

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Singapore, Singapore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

After our day trip from Alishan, our taxi brought us to our next destination which is Guanziling. The trip from Alishan to Guanziling took about an hour plus on the winding road. I really admire how the taxi driver can drive in such road condition with so many blind spots. We booked the Toong Mao Spa resort which is located... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

We took a taxi up to the King's Garden Villa. The taxi ride was Taiwan Dollar 1000 for a return trip. He waited about 1 hour for us to soak in the mud. The ride was about 30 minutes. You get to place mud on you body and face and get smooth refreshed moisten skin. We forgot to bring/rent swimming... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

It's nice to go there almost top of mountain. I went to the government place, Toong Mao Spa resort, which was quite nice with the outside pools. the mud is in a basket but you can't go in pool covered with it, mean no mud bath. However the mud pool is very watery (I enjoyed more the mud bath in... More

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Tainan, Taiwan
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

It does take a bit to get out to Guanziling and once you get there finding a place without some previous experience can be overwhelming. If you're going for a day, I say head to King's Inn Garden to used their public hot springs facility. It's around NT$400~500 for person and about 7 hot/cold springs to try out. If you're... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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60 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We return to Taiwan so quickly because we enjoyed our last trip so much. I read and realized that we missed the Guanziling Hot Spring. So we returned especially for the unique mud spring, one of only 3 places in the world. And it is the most affordable - the other two are in Italy and Japan. There are plenty... More

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