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Golden Waterfall, Xinbei

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#5 of 18 in Nature in Xinbei
Visit Golden Waterfall to see water cascading down golden rocks, which got their color from the minerals found in this rich mining area. As you stand on the side of the mountain, you can see how the falls run down toward the sea at the bottom of the valley. Take a calming hike surrounded by the serene nature, or enjoy a great photography session, snapping shots of these picturesque golden falls. For some downtime, visit the nearby town, where you can find a range of eateries and cafes. To visit Golden Waterfall and get the most from your holiday in Xinbei, create itinerary details personal to you using our Xinbei tour itinerary builder site .
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  • September 6, 2017
    Not an attraction to go specifically to visit but we added this as a stop for our day trip to YeLiu Geopark, Jiufen and Shifen and it was worth it. The waterfall is a peaceful and scenic sight but wha...  more »
  • September 4, 2017
    From Yeh Liu, we saw this waterfall on the way to Jiu fen. Golden waterfall got its name as this used to be part of gold mine area. The waterfall is not the big one but rather many minifall coming dow...  more »
  • August 29, 2017
    Jiufen was once a gold mine in the 1890s. The gold-mining in this area plays an important part of northern Taiwan´s gold rush. There are a lot of historical site which is left by the gold rush for exa...  more »

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