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Natural Beauty Dongju Saltern

Writer신철희Date11/21/2019

Dongju Saltern1
  • Location

    Ansan

  • Address

    (253, Daebudong-dong) 18, Dongju-gil, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do

  • TEL

    +82-10-5441-6829

Dongju Saltern is located in Daebudo Island of Ansan City, which has a wonderful natural environment including plenty of sunshine and moderate winds.

A reputable salt field with a 60 year history
Dongju Saltern is located in Daebudo Island of Ansan City, which has a wonderful natural environment including plenty of sunshine and moderate winds. Dongju Saltern produces sea salt on onggi tiles in the traditional method. It brings sea water into a water storage basin and concentrates it using natural conditions such as solar heat and wind to make salt. You can learn the process of salt production in the Salt Flower Class. You can observe salt flowers blooming after the sea water is evaporated by sunlight. You can also collect salt in a bag by pushing a board attached to a pole in your bare feet.

Salt Flower Class*Duration: 1.5-2.5 hours
Saltern Tour
A program to learn the value of the environment, where saltern staff explain the sea salt making process as well as the excellence and efficacy of sea salt produced in Gyeonggi-do
Salt Making
A program for harvesting salt in the salt crystallizing pond, where you can observe salt flowers blooming after the sea water is evaporated by sunlight, letting you understand the salt making process with your five senses
Colored Salt Column Making
You can make your own salt column by coloring the sea salt that you harvest.
Sea Salt Soap Making
Onggi sea salt is rich in various minerals that are effective for pore waste elimination, brightening, skin soothing, etc. You can make soap with sea salt and herbs and take it as a souvenir.

Opening hours : 11am-4pm (Hands-on programs: 11am-12:30pm, 2pm-3:30pm)
Closed : May through late October, during salt production period
Admission : Individual: KRW 9,000 | Groups (20 persons or more): KRW 8,000
Directions : Ansan Station (Line 4) → Bus number 123