The rich and long-standing culture of sun-dried salt in Taiwan originated on the Southwest Coast. The people who engaged in salt production over its 338-year history not only played a crucial role in the historical narrative of the salt industry but also left the area with the relics that give the coastal area its deep background coloring of white.
Its rich salt-industry culture and engrossing history give the Southwest Coast a powerful allure for tourists, both domestic and foreign.
Extensive sandbar and lagoon terrain characterizes the unique landscape of the Southwest Coast and provides habitats that nurture a wide range of living creatures. Here you can appreciate enchanting scenic views that vary throughout the day, and spot migratory birds and other mudflat plants and animals everywhere.
If you set foot on the sandbar, you will feel like you are walking on the world’s softest carpet with wonders of nature on all sides!
A trip to Beimen is like a voyage back in time, an effortless trip full of fun or even fantastic adventure!
The buildings in Beimen date back to the Japanese colonial period and the early years of the Republic of China, when fishing and salt production thrived. The unique historic ambience of Beimen makes it a hot destination for photography. In addition to the elegant buildings, all kinds of installation art are just begging to be photographed. Come to Beimen Wedding Wonderland for a fun trip through time.
"One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.“ - Henry Miller, American Writer
We recommend that you take a trip to the local farms and fisheries. Set aside some time to embrace the vitality of the sea and the land by experiencing the lifestyles of fishermen and farmers for a day. Experience firsthand their work habits and arduous labors, and learn about the relationship between the land and the food we eat. Come to the source of production and dig sweet potatoes, pick seaweed, or catch clams and shrimp all by yourself.
The Southwest Coast prides itself on delicious seafood. Try just-harvested raw oysters, fresh-caught milkfish, eel, whiteleg shrimp, mullet roe, tilapia, and many more unique seafood delicacies prepared with consummate skill in local restaurants. Whether you choose to devour these culinary creations at a food stall or in a fine-dining restaurant, the fresh taste will most definitely impress you!