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Sanghai Well

By the side of Changyantang Main Road, Da'an District, Zigong 643012, China
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Ranked #4 of 32 Attractions in Zigong
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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Rotterdam
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Very cool to see a traditional salt well in action! Located on the road back into Zigong from the Dinosaur Museum. Much more lively than the Salt Industry Museum.

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Portland, Oregon
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219 reviews 219 reviews
36 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Our visit to Zigong was primarily to visit the dinosaur museum. During our stay, we also visited the Sanghai Well and were very impressed! This is a centuries-old well that is more than 1,000 meters deep. It was drilled using ancient techniques to reach the brine captured far below the surface. What was amazing is that this well has been... More

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