Jing Zhai Jiao Tile-Paved Salt Fields

Welcome to the enchanting world of the Jing Zhai Jiao Tile-Paved Salt Fields, a timeless testament to Taiwan's rich cultural heritage and ingenuity. Nestled along the picturesque coastline of Tainan, these historic salt fields beckon travelers to step back in time and immerse themselves in centuries-old traditions.


Dating back to the Qing dynasty, in 1818, these salt fields proudly showcase over two centuries of history, embodying the resilience and craftsmanship of generations past. Adorned with intricate artistry crafted from salt tiles, reminiscent of captivating mosaics, this site stands as a beacon of artistic expression amidst nature's splendor.


Today, the Jing Zhai Jiao Salt Fields have been lovingly revitalized, breathing new life into their storied grounds. Visitors are welcomed to partake in the timeless rituals of salt production, from the meticulous drying process to the rhythmic raking and collecting of salt crystals.


As the sun sets upon the horizon, casting a warm glow upon the fields, travelers are treated to a spectacle of unparalleled beauty. The tranquil waters of Beimen Lagoon serve as a serene backdrop, perfectly complementing the ethereal dance of light and shadow upon the salt-laden earth.


Join us on a journey through time and tradition, as we unveil the timeless allure of the Jing Zhai Jiao Tile-Paved Salt Fields—a true masterpiece of Taiwan's cultural landscape.


Cover image via Chiang Eddie / Shutterstock.

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