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Mountain Salt Wells, rare place to see a salt born in the mountain.

Sine long long time ago, Maybe more than 100 years back. Our ancestor found the salt in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
182ariesa
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Nan, Thailand
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Ancient salt wells high in the mountains of Nan Province.

I always thought that salt was produced near the ocean. So I was quite surprised to see signs for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rohansourjah
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Greater Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sine long long time ago, Maybe more than 100 years back. Our ancestor found the salt in the mountain with pure nature. Water in the hold has salt taste. Normally salt should found around a sea not mountain.one place in Nan province must visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 182ariesa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always thought that salt was produced near the ocean. So I was quite surprised to see signs for ancient salt mines in many places high in the mountains of Nan Province. Bo Kluea is a small town and it probably has the best ancient...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rohansourjah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was interesting to see the demonstration of how the water is drawn from the ancient salt well and subsequently boiled to get the salt. Many shops selling salt products. Bought a few salt scrubs and tried a salt baked egg too! Must visit place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Bo Klua is a small town with a fascinating attraction-- the salt wells that you can visit and where you can learn how the process of salt extraction actually works. It is definitely worth a half hour of your time.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jetsly
Reviewed 21 December 2017

บ่อเกลือ ที่อยู่บนภูเขาสูง แห่งเดียวในประเทศไทย อยู่ที่ อ.บ่อเกลือ จ.น่าน การเดินทางสะดวกสบาย แต่อาจจะผ่านโค้งมากหน่อย บรรยากาศร่มรื่น มีร้านอาหาร และร้านขายของที่ระลึก ร้านกาแฟริมลำธารให้ได้นั่งกันสบายๆ ทุกวันพระจะไม่มีการต้มเกลือ เป้นประเพณีที่สืบต่อกันมานาน "Salt Lake on high mountains. The only one in Thailand is Bo Bae, Nan province. But it may be a little curved. There is a restaurant and souvenir shop. Coffee shop...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank anuchart2015
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped off on out motorbikes for a break. I was amazed that you could get a decent coffee is far off the main tourist route but there are several places in town. A cool little temple and many friendly people. From here we headed...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 29 May 2017

It was my fourth visit to the salt wells in Bo Klua. It is impressive every time! The salt is tasteful. For more than 800 years, people have got salt from the well. The well is about 20 meter deep.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Eivlid
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We spent our precious time in Boklua up in the mountain with only 2 Ancient Salt wells existing from 800 ancient years old history. It fulfills each one of us of our moments in life with happiness, fresh air and a wonderful environmental experiences with...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Rasih
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The salt well visit offers me a trip to see a way of life of people in Boklua district. On the way to the wells, have to walk into the village. I'm enjoy a mini-gasoline station, a tiny bank, small shops, cafe, and restaurang. The...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Tussnai K
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I felt that people at this village are friendly. They told me lots about this Wells and teach me how to cook their salt.

Date of experience: October 2016
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