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Address: 66, YenCheng Village, | Chigu, Tainan, Taiwan
Phone Number: 067800511
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The Taiwan Salt Company has turned a four-story-high pile of salt into a...

The Taiwan Salt Company has turned a four-story-high pile of salt into a tourist attraction.

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good weekend activities for family

I went on a weekday in january 2016 where there are no crowd. As the company is changing/renovate the salt mountain, we are not allowed to climb the salt mountain. Travel to Chigu... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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61 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Should have taken advice from the tainan driver not to waste admission fee and time here. The staff at the ticketing counter should have at least informed visitors or put up signs indicating that the fake salt mountain was under maintenance and not climbable. There was no nice sight or entertainment apart from a bit of lousy shopping.

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Thank IveeLim
Singapore
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on a weekday in january 2016 where there are no crowd. As the company is changing/renovate the salt mountain, we are not allowed to climb the salt mountain. Travel to Chigu mountain via bus 99 take around an hour from tainan train station. it just took me less than one hour to visit the entire attraction. I believe... More 

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1 Thank LBTEO
Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Since there were 2 typhoons in this year, the salt hill was destroyed, it is being repaired ( covered with new salt) when I went there. It must be a good experience to walk on it if it open again. We have tried the salty To Fu Fa and grapefruit drink. They were delicious.

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1 Thank ChingChingTsui
Malaysia
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65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

Fascinating salt farm. With the salt sculpture and the simple but nice and exhibition that makes you understand more about the salt farming industry.

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Thank Sean_Chua
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17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Pros: 1. There is a relatively grand structure which is supposedly a salt mountain. I saw some couples having their wedding photoshoots here. 2. There are some salt-related products sold here like salt ice cream (NTD60 for small / NTD80 for big), offering an interesting taste. Cons: 1. According to our driver, this is an artificial cement structure painted white... More 

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1 Thank Xin R
Sydney, Australia
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74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Was the last stop on the 99 tourist bus route, I stayed on the bus just for the ride. Wasn't worth it, go way for nothing. Just a pile of salt. Once there were some other attractions here but they all seemed to have closed apart from the exhibition of salt and jade, a small supermarket and few food stall.... More 

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Thank Jon R
DFW area
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118 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

This is a Salt Mountain made from previously refined salt, the highest point in the district. They have attempted to make it a tourist attraction but the quality is extremely poor and run down. The museum is closed and there is no climbing on the Mountain. Not worth the trip!

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Thank TexanDFWarea
Yilan, Taiwan
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35 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Incentive trip to south Taiwan.. It was unexpected fun in this sighseeing spot.. I truly wanna try to lick the white to see if it's as saulty as normal salt taste.. however, no one dare to do it.. hahah

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Thank yen2002uk
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33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015 via mobile

I'm totally disappointed that this place can be listed as a tourist attraction on the Tainan Tourism Map. This place is totally run down, based on the signage, there should be a lot of things to do at the location in the past but now, it is just a mountain of salt (which is just a later of it, below... More 

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1 Thank JensenWee
Hong Kong Region, China
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Tainan Cigu Salty Mountain was once the largest factory for drying salt. But then it was eliminated for the lack of use due to economy development, and turned this 338 years old place into tourist spot. It was a bit far from Tainan downtown to Cigu. We took the tourist shuttle bus. But there’s only 3 bus on weekday, and... More 

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