Located on the easternmost cape in Taiwan, the Sandiaojiao lighthouse is the Island’s first place to greet the dawn every morning.
- One of Taiwan's four extreme points that you shouldn’t miss when traveling around the island.
- It’s Taiwan’s first place to greet the dawn every morning.
- You can visit the exhibition room inside the lighthouse.
- When visiting in hot weather, you are advised to bring a parasol and wear sunscreen.
- You can overlook the splendid scenery of northeast coast of Taiwan like Guishan Island and Lailai Geological Zone.
- The wonderful seascape can be photographed from Taiwan’s easternmost observation deck next to the lighthouse.
Walking on the trail toward the lighthouse, you will see three major white buildings: the Airway Radar of the Civil Aeronautics Administration, a chapel, and the Sandiaojiao Lighthouse. There are romantic installations and a European gazebo on the meadow, making it full of Mediterranean ambience. This site has been used in scenes in numerous idol dramas and is often chosen for taking wedding photographs.
The pure white Sandiaojiao Lighthouse has been dubbed "Taiwan's Eyes." It is a crucial beacon of the Pacific region, guiding innumerable passing ships. There is an exhibition room inside the lighthouse that displays the distribution map of lighthouses across Taiwan, lighthouse stamps issued by the Post Office, and the main duties of the Customs Administration, Ministry of Finance. There are also various lighting parts and models, which enable the visitors to better understand the history of Taiwan's lighthouses.
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Nanya Night Market
As the street food paradise of Banqiao people, “Nanya Tourism Night Market” is located on “Nanya East Road”. Besides street foods, there are many fashion vendors and game stands. From the beginning to the end of the night market, there are many famous food stores you should never miss. From steamed pork buns (xiaolongbao), sesame oil chicken soup, stinky tofu, and small sausage in large sausage, after eating across the market, you will be full to the throat.
Shimen Wedding Plaza
"Shimen Wedding Plaza" is Taiwan's first wedding square and officially opened to the public on March 9, 2008.It's located at 24k, Provincial Highway No.2, Shimen District, the seashore right in front of the New Shibawang Gong Temple (the Temple of the 18 Kings). The Department of Information and Tourism of New Taipei City continues the activity upsurge of the "Northern Coast for Wedding-photo shoots" held in 2005, and established the place as a regular tourist attraction in the northern coast area. With the investment of more than NT$ 8 million, the iron-house food stall area was transformed into Taiwan's first wedding square for tourists to take photos. The newly emerging destination combining fashion, landscape and recreation - Happy Shimen, a Mediterranean style architecture painted in white.