Orchid Island (Lanyu) Lighthouse

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  • Phone:+886 89 73 1669
  • Address:Langdao, Lanyu Township, Taitung County 952, Taiwan View on Map
As a beacon of the Pacific Ocean east of Taiwan, the pure white Lanyu Lighthouse has served its duty for thirty years. It's also the lighthouse with the highest elevation in Taiwan, and is located on Lanyu's northwestern hilltops. It's light causes the northwestern seacoast to become plainly visible, making it an ideal location for heading towards the ocean. However, Lanyu Lighthouse holds its heavy responsibility as a navigator, and is currently not open for the public to tour on the inside. Tourists may only take a picture from the green lawn in front of the lighthouse to keep as a souvenir. However, there's no need to feel disappointed, because the meandering small path heading up the mountain steadily increases in altitude. Along the way, you can take a glimpse of the beautiful sea scenery whenever you'd like. Taro fields are located close to the mountain, There's also a pavilion, where the Tao people rest from the fields. Located closer to the sea is a curving coastline. Coupled with the hilly terrain, they form a seaside mesa. Singer Chen Jiannian's album " Earth" uses the beautiful highway scenery here as an album cover. Looking out from the vicinity of the lighthouse, you can see the port, and the Pacific Ocean in different shades of blue according to water depth, in addition to the Yeyou tribe. No matter what picture you take, it'll turn out to be more stunning than a postcard! 

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All day

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1.國道1號(中山高)汐止系統交流道轉國道5號(北宜高速公路)→過雪山隧道→蘇澳交流道下→右轉接馬賽路→左轉至台9號省道→轉台11線(往台東市)→接富岡街→直行至富岡漁港→轉搭金星輪、長安輪(往蘭嶼)即可
2.國道3號(二高)南港系統交流道轉國道5號(北宜高速公路)→過雪山隧道→蘇澳交流道下→右轉接馬賽路→左轉至台9號省道→轉台11線(往台東市)→接富岡街→直行至達富岡漁港→轉搭金星輪、長安輪(往蘭嶼)即可