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Jingzaijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields

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  • Sunset at Salt Fields
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  • Tourists experiencing the drying, raking, and collecting of salt.
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Jingzijiao, Beimen Dist., Tainan City
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Built during the Qing dynasty, in 1818, the Jingzaijiao Tiled Salt Fields were formerly known as Laidong Salt Fields. The site was originally a barren desert. Lying on the sandy beach is a small sand dune, where underground water gushes out from low-lying ground forming a well-like structure. The name, Jiingzaijiao, was essentially derived from this particular landscape formation. To prevent salt crystals from attaching to the soil, salt miners at Pottery Dish Salt Field manually laid out broken debris of pottery onto the crystallizing ponds of salt fields. This approach resulted in purer and clearer salt being mined. Under the sunshine, the Pottery Salt Pan displays a resplendent, mosaic like pattern. These features make it a unique cultural landscape of the homeland of salt. Today, it has become an excellent site for tourists to experience salt drying.

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(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)

Nat'l Fwy 1 → Exit at the Xiaying System Interchange → Prov. Hwy 84 → Exit at the Beimen Interchange → Prov. Hwy 17 → Township Road Nan 10


Take TRA to Xinying Station and transfer The West Coast Expressway 61 to Tai'an Temple (Jingzaijiao Salt Fields) stop.

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Take TRA to Xinying Station and transfer The West Coast Expressway 61 (Please reserve low-floor buses in advance) to Tai'an Temple (Jingzaijiao Salt Fields) stop.

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Last update time: Oct 31, 2023
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