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Sandiaojiao Lighthouse

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Constructed in 1931, Sandiaojiao 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.

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

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

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

  1. Take THSR (or TRA) to Taipei Station, transfer Kuo-Kuang Bus 1811 (to Luodong), 1812 (to Nanfang'ao) to Magang stop.
  2. Take TRA to Fulong Station, transfer Kuo-Kuang Bus 1740 (to Yilan), 1811 (to Luodong), 1812 (to Nanfang'ao) to Magang stop.

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Last update time: 2022-10-21
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