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TEL:
+886-6-3914014
Address:
No. 202, Angang Rd., Anping Dist., Tainan City
Longitude/Latitude:
120.14729/22.991041
Web:
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Anping Lighthouse was built as a western-style lighthouse in 1909. It was originally a round white-painted brick structure located in Anping Fort. Sandbars in Anping Harbor and the changing course of the waterway pushed the lighthouse progressively farther from the coast. The functionality of the lighthouse further diminished with the planting of light-obscuring windbreak trees along the coast, leading to the lighthouse's closure in March 1960. In 1965, it was rebuilt as a square tower on the beach outside the harbor, where it continues to play an important function in navigation today.

Open Hours

Summer Time (Apr.~Oct.) 09:00~18:00
Winter Time (Nov.~Mar.) 09:00~17:00
※Closed on Monday 

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Yongkang Interchange → Prov. Hwy 1 → Zhonghua Rd. → Sec. 2 to 1, Zhonghua N. Rd. → Prov. Hwy 17 → Sec. 4, Minquan Rd. → Anbei Rd. → Angang Rd.

Public:

Take TRA to Tainan Station, transfer Anping Taijiang Route 99 to Sunset Platform stop.

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Last update time: 2021-08-10
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