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Golden Waterfall

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Address: Jinguashi village, Ruifang District, Xinbei, Taiwan
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Couples nicely with a visit to Jiufen

We were on a bus tour to Jiufen. Although our driver lost a tourist on Jishan Street and we lost time relocating her, we could still see this waterfall at a good time in the day... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 January 2017
warren D

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Unique and free. When you pass-by Yilan, make a pit-stop here to snap some photos. There's a temple nearby worth visiting too, you will not miss it as there is a big Guan Gong bronze statue on top of it. There's also a gold mining museum nearby, on the same hill I should say, visit if you have time.

Thank Melanie_Yeoh
Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Nice view... worth a visit nothing more.. its free. We drove to here.. it was raining when we reached..

Thank naihpos
Klang, Malaysia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Its nothing much to see except the waterfall. We were told that when the sun is above, around noon, you can see the gold glitters. Otherwise, nothing much

Thank RobertChew-MY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We were on a bus tour to Jiufen. Although our driver lost a tourist on Jishan Street and we lost time relocating her, we could still see this waterfall at a good time in the day, to capture her golden (yelllow) beauty.

Thank warren D
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the Golden Waterfall en-route to Jiu Fen ols street. The waterfall's name came from its golden coloured looks due to the mining of gold in the area since the past. The river bank has this chemical reaction and is golden since then till now. You may also catch the "Yinyang" sea before you arrive the Golden Waterfall. Very... More 

Thank Marcus W
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We were very exciting about the golden waterfall but sadly we were really disappointed with the whole thing- getting there is complicated and for some reason we couldn't understand this natural attraction was extremely popular. Don't get me wrong it was still very pretty but for us not worth the trip.

Thank Eloygm
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Apparently this Golden Waterfall Colour of Gold is caused by the natural Colours of the rocks that contain metal minerals. Good to take some pictures and enjoy the view but it's kinda out of the way. So if you have time and spare cash to hire a cab to come then it's fine :). It's about 10 mins drive from... More 

Thank Louis O
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Easy to walk to the waterfall, elderly can go up too. Beautiful and love the colours. Even on the way up the streams looks great.

Thank joyance
New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

This roadside attraction is just that... good for a pitstop. You won't need to spend more than just a few minutes to see how the iron content looks like gold from afar. If it was gold, I'm fairly certain it would have been mined and processed.

Thank KKua
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

In other reviews I read that many were unimpressed. I thought it was a small but beautiful waterfall though. Not very golden but pretty nonetheless.

Thank Morgan N

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