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TEL:
+886-2-2638-1049
Address:
Shimen Dist., New Taipei City
Longitude/Latitude:
121.53665/25.298555

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Fugui Cape Lighthouse was built in 1896 at Fugui Cape, Shimen District, New Taipei City. Originally named as "Fuji," the octagonal lighthouse was first built with iron. It was in 1962 that it was rebuilt with cement. Standing at Taiwan's northernmost tip, the lighthouse is characterized by black and white stripes.
Fugui Lighthouse is the second lighthouse constructed by the Japanese in Taiwan during the colonial times, as a part of a submarine communication cables and navigation facilities plan. Due to the area's geography and climate, in autumn and winter, thick fogs are commonplace. Thus, the lighthouse is equipped with "fog horns" which send signals to boats on the sea. The horns were the first signaling devices ever established in Taiwan.

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 Badu Interchange → Prov. Hwy 62 → Prov. Hwy 2

Public:
  1. Take THSR (or TRA) to Taipei Station, transfer Taipei MRT to Tamsui Station, transfer Tamsui Bus 862, 863 (bound for Keelung) to Fugui Cape Lighthouse stop.
  2. Take THSR (or TRA) to Taipei Station, transfer Taipei MRT to Tamsui Station, transfer Crown Northern Coast Shuttle Bus 716 to Fugui Cape Lighthouse stop.

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Last update time: 2021-08-03
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