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  • Phone:+886 3 995 3885
  • Address:No.85, Jiangxia Rd., Su’ao Township, Yilan County 27042, Taiwan View on Map
Located at the southern side of Suao Harbor, Nanfangao is an important base for Taiwan's coastal and off-shore fishing boats. Due to the nearby Kuroshio currents, the amount of fish caught here is extremely high. It's become one of Taiwan's three major fisheries. After you enter Nanfangao, head for the Visitor's Center and tour the building. Take a map of Nanfangao, and enthusiastic commentators will tell you Nanfangao's secret attractions, as well as the auctioning times of the various fish markets. Fishing Port No. 3, located directly across from the Visitor's Center is the unloading zone for all the distantly-caught fish. All the fish you see will have been frozen, but are typically not for sale to tourists. If you are interested in the fish caught off the shores, then you may come and visit Fishing Port No.1. You can see fishing boats enter the harbor and unload a wide variety of seasonal fish, such as sharks, mackerels, ocean fish, and mahi-mahi. If you want to buy fresh fish and take them home for cooking, you can purchase them at Nanning Fish Market after 2PM. Many cheap yet fresh boxes of sashimi are also provided for you to try. Located across the market are the famous Feihu fish balls. When you come to the fish market, both your hands and stomach won't leave empty! Nanfangao's religious center is the Nantian Temple, dedicated to Matsu. Featuring Matsus made of pure gold and jade, it's a place that you should definitely pay a visit to when at Nanfangao. The third floor balcony of the temple is also an optimal location that provides a panoramic view of the fishing harbor. 



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Nat'l Hwy 5 → Exit at the Su'ao Interchange → Masai Rd. → Sec. 2, Zhongshan Rd. to Sec. 1, Zhongshan Rd. → Sudong Central Rd. → Nanfang'ao Bridge → Nanfang'ao
1.THSR Taipei Station (or TRA Taipei Station) → TRA Su'ao Station.
2. TRA Yilan Station or TRA Luodong Station → Kuo-kuang Bus (bound for Nanfang'ao) to Nanfang'ao stop.
3.TRA Luodong Station → Capital Bus (bound for Nanfang'ao) to Nanfang'ao stop.