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Sandiao Cape Lighthouse

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  • Sandiao Cape Lighthouse
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Constructed in 1931, Sandiao Cape Lighthouse sits at the easternmost tip of Taiwan. Called the "Eye of Taiwan," the lighthouse is a popular destination for visitors seeking to catch the earliest dawn rays to shine on Taiwan. "Sandiao" is a Taiwanese translation of "Santiago," the name given to this area by the Spanish when they discovered the cape. An exhibit area introduces the lighthouse equipment and information. This is the only lighthouse open to the public in northern Taiwan. It is also a favorite location for shooting TV dramas and wedding photos.

Travel Information

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

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Badu Interchange → Prov. Hwy 62 → Prov. Hwy 2 

Public:
  1. Take the High Speed Rail to Taipei Station and then take the Kuo-kuang Bus (bound for Yilan and Luodong) to Magang stop.
  2. Take the Taiwan Railway to Taipei Station and then take the Kuo-kuang Bus (bound for Yilan and Luodong) to Magang stop.
Last update time: 2019-06-05

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