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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...

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

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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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Hong Kong Region, China
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Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Jon R
DFW area
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109 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

Thank TexanDFWarea
Yilan, Taiwan
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank yen2002uk
Level Contributor
29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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 19, 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 

1 Thank birdinatuxedotravel
Hong Kong, China
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49 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Not much to do here. I went because I thought I could get some nice photos. Turns out, salt fields are pretty boring to look at! I only got to stay about 20 minutes because that's how long the public bus stayed there. I found out the next bus was 3 hours later. Its also a 90 minute bus ride... More 

1 Thank expat_in_hongkong
Level Contributor
24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

About 40 mins drive from Tainan city. There is a small mountain made with salt in the theme park. You can also try salt ice cream and ice stick. Other than that, there is nothing to see here.

3 Thank Po-Han C
Tainan, Taiwan
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

You need a car or scooter to get there. I think we paid 200$ NT to get in. There were two of us, and we had a car. The salt mountain is a hill, around 6 stories I'd say. The best thing about being there is in your photos it will look like a snowy mountain, which if you go... More 

2 Thank Grace K
Perth, Australia
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59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It's more of a very small hill rather than a mountain. It should only take you 3-5 minutes to climb up and down, depending if you take photos of the not-so-awesome scenery. There are food vendors outside, a shop selling local Taiwanese products, and a small museum and activities area. All in all, it shouldn't take you more than an... More 

2 Thank Jay T
Taichung, Taiwan
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126 reviews
85 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Another strange little place. Firstly, do not come here with the sole intention of only visiting this place, it is a salt mountain which you climb, look at the (not great) views and then climb down again. There are shops and activities about but they were all closed when i was there and it seems this place is geared up... More 

1 Thank Lardylove

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