Updated on: June 5, 2018
Gold Ecological Park 金瓜石 is in the northern part of Taiwan, being surrounded by the mountain and the sea. The Goldmine was discovered during the Japanese Occupation and become quiet after all the gold was dug out. However, the Taiwan tourism industry developed and preserved it for recreation.
In the park, you will be able to explore the Benshan Fifth Tunnel (Gold Mine) 本山五坑 and experience gold digging. On top of that, there are also gold panning activities here.
The Gold Museum was built to let people understand the history and development of The Gold Ecological Park. The Chalet for the Crown Prince was also preserved for viewing. Do drop by here during your visit to Jiufen Old Street 九份老街 as it’s just a ten minutes bus ride.