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Golden Waterfall

Jinguashi village, Ruifang District, Xinbei, Taiwan
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Jinguashi village, Ruifang District, Xinbei, Taiwan
Ruifan District

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You get off the bus, walk 10 seconds to the waterfall, take your photos and then have to wait 25 minutes for the next bus. It is literally a 5 minute visit. So so waterfall. One bit of advice, Jiufen to here will NOT take...More

Thank Chapeltom
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Not an attraction to go specifically to visit but we added this as a stop for our day trip to YeLiu Geopark, Jiufen and Shifen and it was worth it. The waterfall is a peaceful and scenic sight but what was great was to appreciate...More

Thank Jason C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

From Yeh Liu, we saw this waterfall on the way to Jiu fen. Golden waterfall got its name as this used to be part of gold mine area. The waterfall is not the big one but rather many minifall coming down the hill. It is...More

Thank jdchua521
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Jiufen was once a gold mine in the 1890s. The gold-mining in this area plays an important part of northern Taiwan´s gold rush. There are a lot of historical site which is left by the gold rush for example the Thirteen-tiered Relics. Also a lot...More

Thank hollycL6314LE
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We wanted to take the bus down from Jiufen to see the Remains of the 13 Levels (super photogenic old, abandoned copper refinery that nature has started to reclaim) and this waterfall was on the route. There is a bus stop pretty much right beside...More

Thank LazyRose
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Due to copper mining activities at the upper stream of water, rainwater seeped into the mine shafts and came into contact with iron pyrite and enargite ore. Through oxidation and catalytic reaction of iron bacteria, highly acidic water was formed and then emerged to form...More

1  Thank yfylou
Reviewed 13 August 2017

How to get here : Once you have visited "Gold Museum", take the shuttle buses plying around to go down to Golden waterfall. I think frequency is like 20 mins. Then from here go further down to the beach to view the overall gold factory...More

Thank FlamingRED007
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We were so lucky that we go to this scenic spot first! It took 10 minutes before other parties arrived. So for 10 minutes, we had this majestic beauty all to ourselves. It's absolutely breath taking. Even if you aren't a nature person, you will...More

Thank despresso
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Waterfall to the side of a hilly road. The color is from copper and other metals from a former mine nearby.

Thank cran
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

A place that can just stop over to take pictures and the story behind is quite interesting. And the waterfall flow directly to the sea

Thank Joan L
Ruifan District
With its air of historical heritage, Shuijinjiu
(ShueiNanDong, Jingguashi, Jiufen) used to be
prosperous and glamorous due to mining. Although its
magnificent semblance no longer exists, the peaceful
and beautiful atmosphere has persisted. With a wave to
the age of the gold rush, one can still see a glimpse
of its glorious past through the Golden Waterfall.
Gazing at the ShueiNanDong Remains of the 13 Levels,
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