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Sio House (Salt Museum)

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Address: No.196 Gubao Street, Anping District, Tainan, Taiwan
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+886 6 391 1088
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10:00 - 19:30
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Tue - Fri 10:00 - 19:30
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Cute salt production place

Small salt production place, was used by Japanese Crown Prince as resting place in his travels to Tainan.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 January 2016
Valeth A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Small salt production place, was used by Japanese Crown Prince as resting place in his travels to Tainan.

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Thank Valeth A
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

If you are exploring AnPing, then this is a cute place to visit. Location : If you are strolling along AnPing Old Street and think this is just around the corner ... you are wrong! You need to head north towards the AnPing Old Tree House and then walk for another 15mins. There is a sand pit near the carpark... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

I ranked this terrible because the museum is now closed due to lack of funds and interest. The Salt Mountain is still open but I would not advise a special trip and if you are driving by it can be adequately seen from the road.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Originally we came because of the old Japanese house built many years ago. There was a beautiful rickshaw nearby the entrance that attracted us for a couple of photos. In the first house we saw 366 different coloured salts, indicating everyday of a year (birthday of a person). There were many stamps of different styles in another house. We bought... More 

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Thank Simon Y
Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

"To let young generation know about the salt history of tainan" that's what my taiwanese friend told me when we went to this place. The prominent feature is the japanese house built around 1899 i think. Its called Sio house which means sunset house. Before you get inside, there's a sand place for kids to play. The house is small... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

It is not a big place, so I didn't spend too much time at this place. However, I would recommend this site for people to go. This site basically has different types of salt that you could see, try, and buy. I think kids would enjoy this site as well. No fee was required to go into this site. I... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Didn't plan to come here initially but I lost my way and chanced upon this place. Love the colourful salt! We spent quite an amount here on some souvenir with salt. Apparently different colour brings you blessing in different form. Eg. Pink for love, White for Monetary, Green for Business and so on.

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