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  • Beautiful curve of Queen's Head
  • Queen's Head at night
  • Queen's Head with light painting
  • Sunrise scene at Queen's Head
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Queen's Head is a landmark mushroom rock formation at Yehliu Geopark. Between 1962 and 1963, the top concretion split to give the stone its current graceful form. Seen from a distance, the rock resembles a bust of Queen Elizabeth with a long slender neck and beautiful facial lines, hence the name. The neck of the rock has thinned with natural weathering over the decades. Plans are now underway to reinforce the rock to ensure it survives as a landmark for years to come.  

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(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
  1. Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Badu Interchange → Prov. Hwy 2 → Continue in the Jinshan direction to Yehliu.
  2. Nat'l Hwy 3 → Exit at the Keejing Interchange → Prov. Hwy 2 → Continue in the Jinshan direction to Yehliu.
  1. Take THSR (or TRA) to Taipei Station, transfer Kuo-Kuang Bus 1815 (bound for Jinshan Youth Activity Center) to Yehliu stop.
  2. Take THSR (or TRA) to Taipei Station, transfer Taipei MRT Tamsui Station, transfer to Crown Northern Coast Shuttle Bus to Yehliu Geopark (Yehliu Ocean World) stop.
  3. Take TRA to Keelung Station, transfer Keelung Bus 790 (bound for Jinshan) to Yehliu Geopark stop.

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Last update time: 2022-10-21
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