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Sio House (Salt Museum)

No.196 Gubao Street, Anping District, Tainan, Taiwan
+886 6 391 1088
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A nice little colorful surprise in Anping

We were visiting the nearby sites in Anping, when we happened upon this small historic/cultural... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
TonyCoolidge
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Austin, Texas
Unique place found very less and rarely

How many different kind of salts can be there. 10, 20 or 100 no but there is 366 type of salts... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Spiritualer
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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26 Oct 2017
“A nice little colorful surprise in Anping”
3 Aug 2017
“Unique place found very less and rarely”
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No.196 Gubao Street, Anping District, Tainan, Taiwan
Anping District/ Annan District
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+886 6 391 1088
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

We were visiting the nearby sites in Anping, when we happened upon this small historic/cultural site related to the area's salt production. I had no expectations, so I was pleasantly surprised. This location was a small complex that was built during the Japanese colonial era....More

Thank TonyCoolidge
Reviewed 3 August 2017

How many different kind of salts can be there. 10, 20 or 100 no but there is 366 type of salts. Although these salts are not edible but can be bought for 150 NT as Souvenirs. Discounts can be for if your can buy more...More

1  Thank Spiritualer
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

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

1  Thank Valeth A
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...More

1  Thank MummyBlues
Reviewed 21 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.

2  Thank TexanDFWarea
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...More

1  Thank Simon Y
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...More

Thank Zoeish19
Reviewed 12 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...More

2  Thank cindyjan14
Reviewed 18 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...More

2  Thank shermianz
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Anping District/ Annan District
Anping District is the area first developed in Taiwan.
It is also the key to Taiwan’s involvement in the
international community. The two famous historic
monuments, Anping Fort (a.k.a. Fort Zeelandia) and
Eternal Golden Castle leave behind them the traces of
international trade made by various countries. Another
historic monument that stands the test of time is Tree
House, in which beautiful stories were created along
...More
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