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Address: 66, YenCheng Village, | Chigu, Tainan, Taiwan
Phone Number: 067800511
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Description: 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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SUMMER SNOW @ TAINAN CHIGU SALT MOUNTAIN

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
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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 

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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 

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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.

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Tainan, Taiwan
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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 

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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 

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Taichung, Taiwan
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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 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It is a salt build up mountain for you to view the surrounding sights. There are other activities for you to do but for younger visitors. Short Four wheel track driving, children's ride. The other must visit area is the Taiwan Salt Museum which is a 5 min drive away

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

about 2 years ago, we visited salt field in thailand but this taiwanese salt field is much better because the field is well maintained and clean. furthermore the peoples working over there are very friendly. it is worth to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We did not plan to visit this place. we were going to oyster village which is near this place. It is quite small attraction place and it is far from the city center. You can visit this place by car. Otherwise it is gonna waste a lot of time using public transport. There are four attraction places near this area.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

It's basically a huge pile of salt as high as a little hill. After climbing up to the top, the surrounding view is not very special. We drove almost an hour to get there and were disappointed.

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Address: 66, YenCheng Village, | Chigu, Tainan, Taiwan
Phone Number: 067800511
Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Tainan

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