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  • Jibei Island (chinese: ¦N¨©À¬)

    Jibei Island is the biggest of the north marine region in the Penghu group of Islands. The area is about 3.1 square kilometers in size. In the West a golden bay stretching for thousands of meters in arc shape into the sea; which forms a delightful contrast with the blue sky and green sea. The beautiful sandy beach is suitable for swimming,...

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  • Fenggwei Cave (chinese: ­·Âd)

    The curious pillar-like basalt forms a slender sea-eroded ditch because of the erosion of the seawater for years. It's famous for that the rumbles of the tide water rushing to shore can resound through the skies. The rumbles and the column of tide water and the swirling seawater are called "Three Big Curious Scenes" of the old fish village. Nearby...

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  • Syiyu Lighthouse (chinese: º®¯Î®q¿O¶ð)

    Syiyu Lighthouse is also called "Yuwengdau Dengta" (Fisherman Island Lighthouse). It's about 1.14m high, in Waian village in southwest Syiyu Island, and built in 1778. Later, in the early years of Gwangsyu in Ching dynasty, the English were granted to rebuild it as a pig iron house. The lighthouse is the main goal of the shipping lane between...

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  • Syitai Ancient Fort (chinese: ¦è¥x¥j³ù)

    Syitai Ancient Fort built in 1887, ranked as class-1 ancient remains. The cannon stand which was once known as Syitai Gubau Pautai (Syitai Ancient Cannon Stand) is at the most front and is the largest and most powerful of Penghu. This fort is well ventilated and has good lighting. Make an ascent of the arched passage, and look around you can seem...

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  • Shwuncheng Gate (chinese: ¶¶©Óªù)

    This Gate is the only preserved one in the six gates built in Ching dynasty, in Magung City; and is ranked as class-2 ancient remains. On the arched gate there's a tower from where a complete distant view of the sea at the Magung harbor can be taken clearly. Around the gate are the old and exuberant banyan trees.

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  • Tyanhou Temple (chinese: ¤Ñ¦Z®c)

    Tyanhou Temple built in 1592, the historical symbol of Panghu. It's ranked as Taiwan's class-1 ancient remains. The old architectural arts are found everywhere in the temple. The delicate art carving shows the special features of our Country's traditional culture. This temple is dedicated to the gilded Madzu, and set the virtuous women's sacred...

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  • Whale Cave (chinese: ÄH³½¬})

    Whale Cave, on Syaumen Island, commonly reputed as "The Pearl of Houmen", is a small island of Fangshan basalt. It's famous for the shape like a whale and is formed by the black pillar-like basalt on the sea cliff eroded into a giant cave by the sea tides for a long time. People may enter the cave to listen to the sounds of tides and enjoy for a...

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  • Tunglyang Old Banyan (chinese: ³q¼Ù¥jº_)

    Tunglyang Old Banyan which, the spiritual symbol, is in front of Bauan Temple in Tunglyang village of west Baisha Island. The old Banyan was more than 300 years ago, it occupies the land area over 6,600 square meters. The branches of the old Banyan widthwise grows effected by the northeast monsoon; its aerial roots droop to the ground and grow new...

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  • Kwahai Bridge (chinese: ¸ó®ü¤j¾ô)

    Kwahai Bridge(Cross-The-Sea Bridge) is commonly known as "The Far East longest rainbow" and connects Syi (west) Island to Baisha Island. The land dike is 319m long and the bridge 2,159m. The bridge was completed in the end of 1970. The straight bridge body is good for motorcycle riding. The white arched bridge gates at both ends are the spiritual...

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    by bafgkm Written Oct 21, 2004

    I took the ship from Jia Yi BuDai port called" Ming Ri Zhi Xing". Normally it takes 70 min. to Makung port but the day I was there took 2 hours because of a typhoon nearby. Almost all passengers vomited!

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  • The Bridge

    On the right lies the old bridge abandoned in 1996. Get off the car , motorcycle or whatever you take, walk along the bridge and enjoy the great engineering.

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  • Huching Island

    The Huching Island is about one nautical miles from Tungpan Island. The center of the island is low and flat while basalt rock pillars rise high on the east and west coasts. At low tides, a view of the sea catches the shallow, tranquil and clear sea water. Thus the name of "Clear Water of Tiger Well", once named one of the eight famous scenic spots...

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  • Chimei Island

    The southernmost island of the Penghu Archipelago is Chimei island, where characterized by residences built in stone and spectacular basalt columns. It was named after seven local beauties who, according to legend, killed themselves by jumping into a well rather than lose their chastity to marauding pirates. The site of the well is now revered as...

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