Jingzaijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields

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Coordinates: 23°15′31.9″N 120°6′27.4″E / 23.258861°N 120.107611°E / 23.258861; 120.107611

Jingzaijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields
井仔腳瓦盤鹽田
井仔腳瓦盤鹽田 Jingzaijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields - panoramio (2).jpg
General information
TypeSalt field
LocationBeimen, Tainan, Taiwan
Opening1818

The Jingzaijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields (Chinese: 井仔腳瓦盤鹽田; pinyin: Jǐngzǐjiǎo Wǎpán Yántián) are salt ponds in Beimen District, Tainan, Taiwan.[1][2]

History[edit]

Originally established in 1818 by salt farmers as the Laidong Salt Fields, the field is the oldest salt field in Taiwan.[3] The site was originally a desert.[4] It was then later procured by Taiwan Salt Company. In 1952, the field area was redesigned and the field became the only central-style tiled-paved salt field in Taiwan. Due to the declining business of salt industry, groups had been actively advocating for the revival of the field, thus the field had then been restored for tourism purpose.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jingzijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields in Tainan". roundTAIWANround. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  2. ^ Hsu, David (2 October 2008). "Jingzaijiao tile-paved salt fields". The China Post. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Beimen Jingzaijiao Pottery Shard Salt Fields". Taiwan Tour Bus. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Jingzaijiao Tile-paved Salt Fields". Taiwan the Heart of Asia. Retrieved 28 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Sights to See". 台南市區公所-北門區資訊網. 30 August 2014. Retrieved 28 April 2017.

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