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Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park

No.8 Jinguang Road, Jinguashi, Ruifang Town, Xinbei, Taiwan
+886 2 2496 2800
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No.8 Jinguang Road, Jinguashi, Ruifang Town, Xinbei, Taiwan
Ruifan District
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+886 2 2496 2800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoy a mixer of local friendly Taiwanese people/gold mine, Japenese Building, Ocean view and huge gold block. In addition, there are temples, waterfalls, and natural sites for you to explore!

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Lovely afternoon spent wandering the ecological park. I learned all about the Japanese-Taiwanese relationship, visited a Shinto shrine, and admired a chateau to nowhere (a chalet built for Crown Prince Hirohito's visit (that he never made)). Highly recommend.

Thank DrWatsonsMum
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Its like stepping back in time, It takes about an hour for the whole walk with a few minutes sit down for coffee. We see how gold mining is done, the process and we see the largest gold block on display, Overall is a good...More

Thank KindCompassion
Reviewed 21 May 2017

I wandered through Jiufen and was not too impressed with the busy commercial and touristy Old Street so i hopped on the bus for the 5 minute trip to the Gold Ecological Park at Jinguashi. The bus dropped me off just by the entrance to...More

1  Thank palawandave
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The Gold Mine Museum is worth a visit. The gold panning activity was a learning experience. Do not miss going into the Benshan Tunnel No. 5.

Thank Yansy
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Ticket is slightly misleading. You'll need to buy a separate one to enter the Gold Mine. Still, it's inexpensive, and the NT$5 extra to actually walk into a gold mine is worth the extra. I didn't make it all the way up the mountain (literally)...More

1  Thank Michael_Chick
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This place isn't nearly as popular as nearby Jiufen, but is a good stop for some natural scenery, a good walk, some exposure to the mining history of the region and the impact of Japanese colonial rule. I found the "Crown Prices Residence", a Japanese...More

Thank jhn117
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Entrance tickets of TWD80/person is required for tourists if you want to access some exhibits. Our family of 4 adults bought a ticket each and spent about 1.5 hours there walking around. Besides getting to see the previous Japanese Crown Prince's lodging on display and...More

Thank Wonder B
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We spent a few hours here in the late-afternoon after spending the late-morning and lunch time hours in Jiufen. This was a nice place to take some hikes to see the relics of a Shinto Shrine plus the tunnels/mine shafts. The museum was quite informative...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 17 February 2017

A snapshot glimpse into the Japanese colonial Taiwan era complete with a replica Japanese home, and a well maintained and clean Gold Museum. Pay for tickets to see the actual mining tunnels and listen to stories told by past miners. Also on a clear day...More

Thank Jedidiah W
Nearby
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,
...More
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