Hot springs in Xinbeitou with high temperature and many sources are caused by the terrestrial heat of Datun Mountains. Thermal valley is one of the earliest hot spring sources found in Taiwan.
The green sulfur in Thermal valley is the acid spring. The consistency of hydrogen is 1.4, the temperature is 85。C, the color is translucent gray, and it has light radiation.
The hot spring in Beitou Hot Spring Road is white sulfur. Its PH between 3-4, as vitriol salt spring, translucent white and yellow, 50。C - 90。C, and light acidity.
Beitou hot spring has been famous since Japanese colonial times. The area is around with historic monuments and natural scenic spots. Beitou Museum, Yinsong Building, Xingnai Spring, Beitou Library, Beitou Hot Spring Park, and the Folk Museum connect into a hot spring route.
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- Guangming Rd,Zhongshan Rd., Beitou Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C
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R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Xinbeitou
DisappointingUnfortunately we visited on a Monday when the springs were closed and the museum is closed for renovations. The museum would have been good - but the hit springs area looked unimpressive. Don’t bother . If you want to a day trip chose maokong gondola
Swansea, United Kingdom
Don’t bother trying to swimIf you’re a man you can’t wear loose swim shorts with pockets, only compression style shorts. For ladies you just have to buy it there even if your swimsuit is modest they’ll say the material is wrong. She didn’t want pictures but you can see what kind of swimsuits they sell for 500NTD.
ClosedTook the train out to see the hot springs. Unfortunately the museum was closed for upgrade. When we got to the actual spring there was a lady checking if we had swimsuits. We looked around but really nowhere to get in. The stream around the outside were nice
Great public hot springBeitou, easy to access via the Taipei MRT, is filled with hotels and spas that have hot spring baths. The city also maintains a public, outdoor, co-ed (clothed) hot spring facility that is well worth a visit if you want a good soak and a chance to participate in a very local activity. The hot springs are open to the public for a mere $NTD 40 (about $1.50 USD) for two hours. They are very particular about what kind of bathing suit is acceptable (mine was not) and they sell them for around $NTD 250-400. The changing rooms are pretty generic, but the baths are great. The hottest ones are about 45 degrees Celsius, with others at 40 and 42. There's also a cool one. The baths are filled mostly with retirees who bring thermoses of tea and water as well as fruit and other snacks. There's a lot of talking and chatting, but also lots of people just sitting there quietly in the mineral-rich, sulphur-smelling water. We also really enjoyed walking around the town, which has a rather seaside-resort feel to it. Only 40 minutes or so from central Taipei to Beitou, it's a great place for a day trip.
Busan, South Korea
Best place to relax with family and friends.It was amazing to see the history and old architecture in this area. Go to a hot spring place to relax and release all your stress.
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