By TraNews Reporter Luo, Huei Wun
TAINAN CITY, Taiwan
(TraNews) –Guanzhilin is located in Baiher District, Tainan. The place is surrounded by hills and mountains. The attractive scenery has attracted many tourists each year.
Guanzhilin used to be called Gaozhilin. During Japanese-ruled Period, people found hot spring in here and opened hot spring resorts to serve important Japanese government officers. Afterwards, the place becomes one popular spot to soak hot spring, and it has 100 years of history so far.
The hot spring in Guanzhilin is sulfuric weak-base. The spring water brings black mud from the bottom of the ground, and the temperature of the water is about 75 to 80 Celsius degrees. The muddy spring water is slippery with strong smell of sulfur. The black hot spring is said to have therapeutic effects and good for skin, as a result, it is popular among female hot spring lovers. Guanzhilin hot spring enjoys equal fame with Beitou hot spring, Yangminshan hot spring and Sichung River hot spring.
The muddy hot spring is very rare not only in Taiwan, but also in the whole world. It is said that other than Taiwan, only Italy and Japan own this kind of muddy hot springs. After you have a muddy hot bath, you will feel very comfortable and your skin will become rosy. It is the great effect that attracts tons of people coming to Guanzhilin each years.