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Address: 66, YenCheng Village, | Chigu, Tainan, Taiwan
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+886 6 780 0511

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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A tried to be theme park with a lack of attractions

Looking at the photos, there seems to be a whole salt manufacturing factory, but in fact, it is a bit of a run down place, which the main attraction is the salt mountain which you... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 23, 2016
Hong Kong, China
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to learn more about the salt making story in this part of the world and even scaling the little salt mountain for nice photos. The only bug bear is the travel to/from the area is a long one if you intend to take public transport. (approx 90 - 100 mins via bus service 99)

Thank Eugchow
Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Looking at the photos, there seems to be a whole salt manufacturing factory, but in fact, it is a bit of a run down place, which the main attraction is the salt mountain which you can walk on. Unfortunately, that mountain is under maintenance. There is a little house beside the mountain, which is the first house made by salt... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Country drive from Tainan City to the Chigu salt mountain is a good drive. It takes about 1 hour. Gift shop next to salt mountain is fun to visit.

Thank Stone T
Sanford, North Carolina
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

A friend's family member was taking me to some different places in Tainan and somehow they thought this would be a place I would like to see. When we got there, the place was virtually deserted. There was one couple that looked like they were going to go take wedding pics, so I thought inside must be interesting. Well, I... More 

Thank Mike I
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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41 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

First time I seen mountain of salt. You also can experience how salt been processed at that place. Try out the salt ice cream too.

Thank GaneshGan
Tallahassee, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

If you have a lot of time, it's not a bad place to visit. The Salt Mountain is just a small hill. Don't expect too much. We saw some families with small children and they seemed enjoying it. There is a museum about 20 minutes walk from the Salt Mountain that talks about the history of salt and the industry.... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Brought to this place, thought it would be some kind of a big salt mountain and interesting place. Turned out wrong. It is a small mountain and unfortunately we can't go to the top of it. Nevertheless, I am glad they have a souvenir shop on it. I bought some salt products such as soap, face foam, and mask which... More 

Thank AmiraMeranti
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Just a small mountain and not allow to climb up due to maintenance for the rainy season. It takes time to travel from tai chung. Don’t waste your time.

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Holland, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Salt Mountain is a huge pile of sea salt which is the center of attraction at this traditional Taiwanese amusement park. Taiwanese friends treated me to a brief stop for ice cream at one of the concessions and a hike up the man made steps up the salt "mountain" for photos and a view of the area. The steps are... More 

Thank Traveler49423
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66 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

We went to the salt mountain to visit but the scene was different from my expectations. Maybe the hot summer weather had melt the salt. It was nice to know the place thou.

Thank San N

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