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Great Historical Museum

It was nice to visit and understand about the history of gold mining in this part of Taiwan during... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
BernardK546
Interesting place

Many exhibition centers were under maintenance on the day we visited. So we only entered the... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Felice H
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No.8 Jinguang Road, Jinguashi, Ruifang Town, New Taipei, Taiwan
Ruifan District
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is great place with artefacts and films to inform visitors about the history of the place especially gold mining.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was nice to visit this place. Although there were different segments in the park, it was not much but it had a great view.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

It was nice to visit and understand about the history of gold mining in this part of Taiwan during the yester years. In fact, this would probably be considered the capital city of Taiwan (as compared to Taipei) in the past as it was booming...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank BernardK546
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We visited here at the end of a long day so didn’t have time for a visit to the museum but the scenery is really great. The river down to the sea runs over gold coloured rocks, stained that way by the copper mined during...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rvwr2012
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This is one of the best places I've visited in Taipei. It was a long ride from Yehliu to here but was worth the money riding the taxi. The place feels different right from the entrance. For me, it's not usual to find a museum...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Emmareeeee
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Think most tour group will just skip this attraction as it is not as commercialised and not much incentives for the tour agency. The visit was very relaxed and you can really enjoy the serenity . The Gold Museum is suitable for family with young...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ahaoreporter
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Many exhibition centers were under maintenance on the day we visited. So we only entered the Environment building/Jinguashi Crown Prince Chalet/ Gold museum. I’ve been wanting to see the gold bar since I was little. I quite enjoyed it.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Felice H
Reviewed 25 March 2018

This was one of my favorite places in Taiwan. The charming Japanese buildings, and little museums, and gardens. I loved the trails and hikes too. Nice views of the mountains and sea are accessible. We took a bus up there from Juifen.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank heatherct_2012
Reviewed 21 December 2017

To get an idea of the place you need to understand some Chinese for the displays, it was nice walking through the mine and it was cheap. Not a must do, but something to do. The hike up the mountain to see the old shinto...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ziggy28104
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This place is a mountain where the Japanese used locals to mine for gold. The walk up to the museum is a bit long, but the scenery is beautiful. (More on that later.) The museum is nice, though the entrance to the example mine was...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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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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You can consider hire a taxi guide instead of taking public transport. More flexible and value for money if traveling with family
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