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Jingzaijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields

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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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Travel Information

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

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Sinying Interchange → County Hwy 172 → Prov. Hwy 19 → County Hwy 171 → Prov. Hwy 17.

  1. Take TRA to Tainan Station, transfer to Xingnan Bus(toward Jiali), get off at Jiali Station and transfer to Xinan Bus B2, get off at Jingzaijiao stop.
  2. Take TRA to Xinying Station, transfer to The West Coast Expressway 61, get off at Tai-an Temple (Jingzaijiao salt field) stop.

Accessible Transportation

Take TRA to Xinying Station, transfer to The West Coast Expressway 61(Low-floor bus need advanced reservation), get off at Tai-an Temple (Jingzaijiao salt field) stop.


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Last update time: 2021-01-05
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