Yunlin County by jianghongl

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									                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The unique environment of the Yunlin coast, with rich wetland ecologies and a flourishing aquaculture industry, has created numerous
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         educational and entertaining recreation areas. The natural beauties of sea and sky co-exist with the rustic romance of fishing villages, and the




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Coastal Recreation Belt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               A Religious Culture Fest
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         cooling sea breezes welcome you to enjoy a leisurely stroll down the little seaside roads.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Leisure Fishing Experience
                                                                                                     Yunlin is home to more temples than any other county in Taiwan; and because the geographic environment and lifestyles of the coast are                                                                         When you come to the coast, one thing you cannot escape is the produce of the sea. Aquaculture is highly developed along the Yunlin
                                                                                              different from those inland, it also exhibits unique religious practices and folk activities. Whether you want to study the art of temple architecture,                                                         coast, and now it does more than just cultivate marine products. Along the coast today you will find theme museums and tour itineraries that allow
                                                                                              observe quaint customs of religious worship, or participate in festive events, you will find a wealth of opportunities in Yunlin.                                                                               you to observe the fish-farming process, or even to experience being "a fisherman for a day."

                                                                                             Jhen-an Temple, Mamingshan                              Address: 31 Jhen-an Rd., Maming Village, Baojhong Township Telephone: (05) 697-2045, (05) 697-3150                                                       Coastal Aquaculture                 Yunlin Aquaculture Develpopment Association         Telephone:(05) 790-5291                                                                           Taisi Tourist Sea Park               Address: Beside Ansifu, Wugang Village, Taisi Township Telephone: (05) 698-5301

                                                                                                                                                                                  Jhen-an Temple has a history or more than 300 years and is devoted to the worship of                                        Four coastal townships of Yunlin County--                                                                                                                                                 This area, located in the center of Taiwan's
                                                                                                                                                                               Five-year Plague Gods. There are 12 of these, each with its own birthday; for convenience,                                                                                                                                                                                                                            western coastline, is where reclaimed land is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Mailiao, Taisi, Sihhu, and Kouhu--form a
                                                                                                                                                                               however, the birthdays are celebrated collectively on the 29th day of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             born and is a hub of production and
                                                                                                                                                                               10th lunar month. Every five years there is also a major "Pacification of                                                  long narrow coastline which encloses,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          together with Waisanding and Tongsian                                                                                                                                                      distribution for clams, oysters, and other
                                                                                                                                                                               Plagues" ritual, providing Baojhong Township with its most exciting                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   seafoods. Walk in the entrance to the Tourist
                                                                                                                                                                               festivities. The temple has three entrances and is decorated with exquisite                                                shoals, a vast shallow inner sea area
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sea Park and you will see a seashell-shaped
                                                                                                                                                                               carvings along with numerous ancient artifacts that deepen its atmosphere of                                               that is perfect for the raising of fish,                                                                                                                                                   landmark standing before your eyes, its
                                                                                                                                                                               solemn rusticity. The gardens in front of the temple are divided into a                                                    shellfish, and crustaceans. Freshwater streams that flow westward into the Taiwan                                                                                                          enchanting form enticing you to take a
                                                                                                                                                                               Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Park, Cih-en Garden, and Salvation                                                                Straits have also built up a large alluvial plain that, when the tides rise, is great for                                                                                                  picture with it. As the sun sets over the sea
                                                                                                                                                                               Lotus Pool, with sculptures of the goddess Guanyin and the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            park its splendidly colored rays sparkle on the ripples of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          harvesting eel fry, and when the tides recede, for the cultivation of clams and
                                                                                                                                                                               dragon-horse. Here you will also find a pavilion, fountain, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       water as, to the side, oyster frames wave in the breeze almost as
                                                                                                                                                                               other landscapes; after worshiping the gods inside the temple,                                                             oysters. In addition to horseshoe clams and flavorful Gracilaria seaweed, Kouhu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Township is also known its eel-farming area and for growing an improved Taiwan                                                                                                             if they were alive. Wherever you point your lens you find a
                                                                                                                                                                               you can come here to relax or ascend observatory for                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  lovely natural scene that would profit nothing from artificial
                                                                                                                                                                               panoramic views of the temple.                                                                                             tilapia fish. Other special products of the area include plump, high-quality shrimp,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     adornment. The rich coastal ecology is teeming with life; when
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          mullet, and halibut.                                                                                                                                                                       the tide goes out you can watch tidal crabs skittering sidewise
                                                                                             Ansi Temple, Wutiaogang                   Address: 76 Jhongyang Rd., Wugang Village, Taisi Township Telephone: (05) 698-2054
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     along the shore, and the entire area is filled with romantic
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     sights of wetlands, fish ponds, oyster grounds, casuarina groves,
                                                                                             This 200-year-old temple, located in Taisi Township's Wugang Village, is devoted to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     cacti, sea birds, and egrets soaring between the ponds, all
                                                                                          three plague gods: Tang Dynasty general Jhang Xun, famous minister Li Bi, and brave                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        inviting you to stop and linger a while.
                                                                                          general Mo Ying. According to a local legend, a censer along with three sticks of
                                                                                          incense floated to the shore of Wutiaogang in 1795, and on the censer was this                                                                                                                                      Ciaoweiya Gracilaria Seaweed                      Address: 129, 7 Lin, Hukou Village, Kouhu Township Telephone: (05) 790-5758, Cell phone: 0921-341-657
                                                                                          inscription: "Divinities Jhang, Li, and Mo." Local fishermen recognized this as a miracle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Sihhu Coast Botanical Garden                    Address: 80 Jhonghua Rd., Lane 62, Lincuo Village, Sihu Township Telephone: (05) 772-0281
                                                                                          and built a thatched shed in which to worship the gods. Thereafter, the fishermen                                                                                                                                  Since the Siahukou area of Kouhu Township is situated at a place where rivers and
                                                                                          would always go to worship before setting out to sea, and the rustic temple prospered. A                                                                                                                        streams empty into the sea, the water is full of organic materials and the degree of                                                                                                                                                                                (The botanical garden is open only to groups by prior arrangement. Guide
                                                                                          more formal structure was built in 1806 at the site (chosen by the god Jhang himself) of                                                                                                                        saltiness is just right to promote the growth of seaweed as well as coastal fish,
                                                                                          the present temple. The temple's main annual celebration is held on the 10th day of the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             and interpretation service is available. Submit applications to the Jhongpu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          shellfish, and crustaceans. This is a perfect environment for the growth of                                                                                                                                                                                         Research Center of the Taiwan Forestry Research Institute: 65 Wunhua
                                                                                          sixth lunar month, and pilgrims come in droves from the fourth month to the middle of
                                                                                          the sixth month to worship the gods. A single-day record of a million worshippers was                                                                                                                           Gracilaria seaweed which. Under guidance from the fisheries section of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rd., Lane 432, Chiayi City Telephone: (05) 231-1730).
                                                                                          set in the 1960s, helping to consolidate the temple's position as one of Taiwan's 10                                                                                                                            Yunlin County Government, this area has become the island's biggest
                                                                                          major centers of Taoist worship. In front of the impressive temple stands a 60-foot                                                                                                                             producer of Gracilaria--used as a material for making seaweed powder
                                                                                          flagpole that was installed in 1850, adding to the historic value of the place. Inside, the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            The Sihhu Coast Botanical Garden covers an area of 22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and abalone feed, as well as for cooking. In processed form, it is also
                                                                                          altar is fronted by two carved wooden dragon pillars from the same era.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             hectares, making it an important center for the study of coastal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          exported. The area is also open to tourists by prior appointment,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              vegetation and windbreak forest. The garden contains a rich
                                                                                             Haicing Temple (Baocingtian Temple)                             Address: 93 Haicing Rd., Santiaolun, Sihhu Township Telephone: (05) 772-1005, (05) 772-1741                                                  providing an opportunity for visitors to observe the entire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              variety of ecological resources; in addition to a coastal nursery,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          production process and even to pick the seaweed themselves and make it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              coastal botanical specimen garden, and coastal windbreak
                                                                                                                                 This opulently decorated temple is located beside Santiaolun Beach; established in 1738, it now has 270                                                                  into a cold plate after high-temperature sterilization. Ciaoweiya is rich in
                                                                                                                              years of history and is the progenitor of all Bao Gong temples in Taiwan. Bao Gong is the God of Justice, who,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  research area, there is also a conservation area where
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          minerals and nutrients including iron, calcium, and iodine, making it a very
                                                                                                                              in folk belief, controls the world of the living during the day and the world of the dead at                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    conservation work on mangrove forests, semi-mangrove forests,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          healthy organic vegetable and an excellent raw material for use in health
                                                                                                                              night. On his birthday--the 10th day of the seventh lunar month--devotees from                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and other west-coast wetland plants is carried out. Visitors here
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          foods. And it is not only healthy; it is also delicious, whether quick-fried or used as a
                                                                                                                              branch temples all over Taiwan flood back to Haicing Temple to pay their                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        have a chance not only to hike and observe the scenery, but
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          salad. This is a unique health product that you will want to see with your own eyes!
                                                                                                                              respects, presenting a most impressive spectacle. A reconstruction project                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      also to learn about the importance of the coastal ecology and
                                                                                                                              costing billions of New Taiwan dollars is under way. The new great                                                                                                           Related Information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the function of windbreak forests.
                                                                                                                              hall is being built of wood and stone in the traditional southern                                                                                                           Fisheries Section, Bureau of Agriculture, Yunlin County Government Telephone: (05) 532-4092
                                                                                                                              Fujian style using tenons instead of nails; it is 27 meters
                                                                                                                              (about 7.8 stories) tall and has 16-meter hypostyle
                                                                                                                              columns, making it the largest wooden structure                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Botziliao Beach Recreation Area                    Address: 322 Yugang Rd.,Sialun Village, Kouhu Township Telephone: (05) 772-1512
                                                                                                                              in Taiwan. When completed, it will be one of                                                                                                                                    Horseshoe Clam Museum                      Address: 5-3 Jinhu Village, Kouhu Township Telephone: (05) 797-0503
                                                                                                                              Taiwan's top examples of temple architecture and
          Visitor Information Center Office Hours: 08:30~17:30 daily                                                          art.                                                                                                                                                                            The horseshoe clam goes by the scientific                                                                                                                                                 Botziliao used to have the only unsilted harbor in Yunlin County, and in the old days it was a busy trading port filled with boats and ships. Then it too silted in and the
        119 Jioucheng, Beimen Village, Beimen Township, Tainan County                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     name Geloina erosa and grows around mangrove                                                                                                                                               ships and the trade went elsewhere; today, it is left with milkfish ponds, shallow-water oyster fields, and ponds for growing eels and shrimp. The road from the village to the
                            Telephone: (06) 786-1000                                         Chaotian Temple, Beigang                    Address: 178 Jhongshan Rd., Beigang Township Telephone: (05) 783-2055, (05) 783-0535                                                                             stands in the intertidal zone, subsisting on algae.                                                                                                                                        harbor has bikeways on both sides, inviting walkers and bikers alike. Visitors here have full access to the brilliant sun and the tides, as well as the warmth of the fishing
                         http://www.swcoast-nsa.gov.tw                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    It is large and delicious, and is served here with                                                                                                                                         harbor. The snow-white Direct Marketing Center of the Yunlin
         Supervision of Construction by the Public Hotline: 0800-009-609                     Chaotian Temple in Beigang is named after its "ancestor temple" in Meizhou,                                                                                                                                  an emphasis on its fresh original taste little                                                                                                                                             Fishermen's Association has been newly opened, offering the freshest of
                                                                                          the home of its host deity Mazu, Goddess of the Sea. Chaotian Temple was                                                                                                                                        altered by seasoning. The tasty flavor and fresh                                                                                                                                           seafood to the public from 08:00 to 18:00 every day. On holidays and
       Tourism Bureau, Ministry of Transportation                                         established more than three centuries ago, in 1694, and is now listed as a second-                                                                                                                              juices leave you reaching for clam after clam. The                                                                                                                                         weekends visitors come here in a constant flood, creating a veritable
             and Communications, R.O.C.                                                   grade national historic site. It is a hugely popular temple, with several million                                                                                                                               establishment offers a DIY "Feel Clams and Wash                                                                                                                                            "seafood carnival."
   9F, No. 290, Sec. 4, Jhongsiao E. Rd., Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China               visitors coming from throughout Taiwan and overseas to worship every year.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Your Trousers Too" experience that requires
             Telephone: (02) 2349-1500        http://taiwan.net.tw                        Activity around the temple is especially frenetic on the 19th and 20th days of
                                                                                          the third lunar month, when the goddess is carried around the streets of                                                                                                                                        parents and children to work closely together;
                  24-Hour Toll-Free Number: 0800-011-765
                                                                                          Beigang on tours of inspection accompanied by folk performing groups and                                                                                                                                        the joyful laughter of the children fill the
                                                                                          floats of all kinds in processions that can stretch for four or five kilometers.                                                                                                                                air, and even adults have a happy time of
   Tourism Promotion Section, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Yunlin County Government           This is a spectacle you can hardly find anywhere else in Taiwan.                                                                                                                                                it. There is also a display of the complete
Address: 310 Dasyue Rd., Sec. 3, Douliou City, Yunlin County                                 The temple also occupies a high position in terms of architectural art, with                                                                                                                                 clam hatching and growth process,
Telephone: (05) 533-6104                                                                  features not found in other structures. It contains, for example, three pairs of                                                                                                                                helping to make this a place where you can
http://tour.yunlin.gov.tw
                                                                                          "dragon pillars" with carvings that record the history of stone dragon-pillar
   Mailiao Township Office                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                truly learn and have fun at the same time.
                                                                                          sculpture in Taiwan, along with a plafond that is the most complex of all
Address: 117 Jhongsing Rd., Maijin Village, Mailiao Township, Yunlin County
Telephone: (05) 693-4495
                                                                                          those found in the island's temples. The temple evidences exquisite
   Lunbei Township Office                                                                 craftsmanship and is held together completely by tenons, making it
Address: 1 Singjheng St., Lunbei Township, Yunlin County                                  well worth visiting again and again.
Telephone: (05) 696-2440
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Waisanding Shoal                                                                                                                                                                          Hukou Wetlands
   Taisi Township Office
Address: 293 Jhongshan Rd., Taisi Township, Yunlin County
                                                                                             Wanshan Temple, Hanzailiao                     Address: 126 Hanzailiao, Taizih Village, Kouhu Township Telephone: (05) 797-1840
Telephone: (05) 698-2004                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Waisanding Shoal lies about 14 kilometers offshore, southwest of the boundary                                                                                                                                                                            The grassy swamplands near Hukou Village in Kouhu Township contain rich ecological resources that attract
   Dongshih Township Office                                                                  This temple, situated in Hanzailiao beside Provincial Highway 17 (the West                 "Leading the Water                                                                                                between Yunlin and Chiayi counties. Taiwan's largest sandbar, about five kilometers                                                                                                                                                                      an abundance of foraging waterfowl. In addition to birds of the Anatidae, Charadriidae, and Scolopacidae
Address: 3 Suocian St., Dongnan Village, Dongshih Township, Yunlin County                 Coast Expressway), has an appearance that is imposing indeed. It covers the mass              Banners" ceremony on                                                                                              long and one to two kilometers wide, it was formed mainly by mud and sand carried                                                                                                                                                                        families, you can also see gregarious birds such as little egrets, cattle egrets, and savanna nightjars nesting and
Telephone: (05) 699-1524                                                                  graves of more than 3,000 people who were killed when typhoon-driven seawater                 the eighth day of the six                                                                                         into the sea by the Jhuoshuei River. It was named for its shape, which resembles an                                                                                                                                                                      breeding here. At dusk you can see flocks of egrets returning to nest, and from the bird-watching station you
   Baojhong Township Office                                                               inundated coastal settlements in Kouhu Township in 1845. Later on a lot of the                lunar month each year;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     can watch waterfowl soaring through the skies. A pathway beside the bird-watching station has been made into
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          open umbrella (san). Since it protects the shore from the direct assault of wind
Address: 451 Jhongjheng Rd., Baojhong Township, Yunlin County                             local people migrated to the area of Singang, and Jinhu Wanshanye Temple was                  this is Taiwan's largest                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   a bicycle path; from Sialun Primary School you can ride a bike past Botziliao Fishing Harbor to the Sialun
Telephone: (05) 697-2005
                                                                                          built there in 1957 as a "daughter temple" of the original. Wanshan Temple holds a            ritual related to water                                                                                           and waves from the sea, it helps to form a vast area of calm sea between itself and                                                                                                                                                                      North aquaculture area, cross the sea bridge, and then along Nioutiaowan River past Chenglong No. 2 Bridge
   Sihhu Township Office                                                                                                                                                                disaster, and as its date                                                                                         the shore--a perfect environment for the coastal people to harvest fish and                                                                                                                                                                                              and all the way to the Hukou Wetlands. The Hukou Relay Tower of the Central Broadcasting
Address: 44 Jhongshan w.Rd., Husi Village, Sihhu Township, Yunlin County
                                                                                                                                                                                        approaches tens of                                                                                                shrimp, and to raise clams. The best way to visit to shoal is to take a motorized                                                                                                                                                                                          System adjacent to the bikeway and the grassland ecology area is a prominent local landmark,
Telephone: (05) 787-2001
                                                                                                                                                                                        thousands of "watern                                                                                              fishing raft, a trip that requires about an hour one-way. Along the way you can                                                                                                                                                                                                 and the best place in the neighborhood for bird-watching is the Hukou Branch of
   Yuanchang Township Office
                                                                                                                                                                                        banners" crowd the                                                                                                observe the impressive sight of the frames on which clams are farmed, and on                                                                                                                                                                                                     Wunguang Primary School. This is a fine place for lifting your spirits by observing the
Address: 2 Ren-ai St., Changnan Village, Yuanchang Township, Yunlin County
Telephone: (05) 788-2221                                                                                                                                                                ceremonial grounds and                                                                                            the shoal itself there is a stilted platform where you can watch the hordes of                                                                                                                                                                                              plant and animal ecology of the wetlands and watching the sky painted in a multitude of
                                                                                                                                                                                        devotees in their thousands rub the banners as they pass by as a symbolic leading                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          colors by the
   Kouhu Township Office                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  tidal crabs come and go.
Address: 118 Jhongjheng Rd., Sec. 1, Hudong Village, Kouhu Township, Yunlin County                                                                                                      of the lost souls away from the bitter sea and into a new life. Another unique                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           setting sun.
Telephone: (05) 789-2001                                                                                                                                                                characteristic of the temple is its paintings. Unlike paintings in other temples,
   Shueilin Township Office                                                                                                                                                             which are very similar in the subjects they portray, the walls of Wanshan Temple
Address: 12 Shueilin Rd., Shueibei Village, Shueilin Township, Yunlin County                                                                                                            are covered with paintings of folk performance arrays in all of their wide diversity
Telephone: (05) 785-0001                                                                                                                                                                and rich fishing-village atmosphere. These paintings have become one of the
  Beigang Township Office                                                                                                                                                               temple's biggest attractions, depicting local history and serving as a medium for
Address: 1 Beichen Rd., Beigang Township, Yunlin County                                                                                                                                 teaching young people about their native culture.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Hukou Branch of the Wunguang Primary           The Hukou Relay Station of Radio Taiwan
Telephone: (05) 783-6102                                                   2008.3.10000                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     School is the best local spot for bird-watching.   International is a prominent local landmark.
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Yunlin Seafood                 Yunlin Aquaculture Develpopment Association    Telephone: (05) 790-5291                                                                                                       Village, Mailiao Township Telephone: (05)                                                                                                  This is Beigang's first water-treatment                                   Development Association of Yangcuo                                        (05) 693-3714
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     style. The water tower has three stories, the
        A tour along the Yunlin coastline will surely leave you with a deep impression of the seafood                                                                                                            This temple was founded in 1685                                                                                                     top being a round concrete water tank and                                    Development Association of Wubei                                          (05) 790-7857
                               restaurants that crowd upon each other all along the way, their lively menu                                                                                                   for the worship of the sixth Mazu                                                                                                       the lower two being 10-sided with half-                                      Jhensing Theater                                                            05)782-3798
                                                                                                                                                                                                             from the original Goddess of the Sea
                                          offerings displayed prominently in restaurant-front tanks. You will                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        moon latticed windows that provide a
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                                                                                                                                                                                                             temple in Meizhou. After a disastrous flood, the goddess "instructed" that it be moved                                                  popular backdrop for photographers. This is
                                                surely be tempted inside to test your tastebuds on a sumptuous feast,                                                                                        to its present location in 1742. Now designated as a county-level historic site, it is a                                                a place with historic (it is a county historic                               Poonkan Culture Criginality Center                                        (05) 787-3201
                                                  and the fresh, delicious, flavorful dishes will not disappoint you. The                                                                                    traditional Fujian-style wooden structure with tiled roofs and cut-and-paste                                                            site) and artistic value, as well as tourism                                 Taisi Art Association                                                     (05) 698-3947
                                                  unique environment of the coast here, along with the diligent labors of                                                                                    decoration. The well-preserved wooden framework, walls, and ceilings that we see                                                        and educational functions that make it well
                                                                                                                                                                                                             today are from the period of Japanese occupation (1895-1945).                                                                                                                                                        Yunlin Aquaculture Development Association                                (05) 790-5291
                                                 the local fishermen and fish farmers, yields a rich harvest of fish, shellfish, and                                                                                                                                                                                                                 worth a visit.
                                              crustaceans in unparalleled variety and quality. And the cooking is superb. So come and try
                                       some of the local choices--white pomfret, grouper, mullet, flatfish, shrimp, oysters, clams, Taiwan tilapia,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Yam Kiln Cochin Ceramics
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Address: 32 Singhua Rd., Singhua Village, Mailiao Township Telephone: (05) 693-2228
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eel, all the rest--and take some back with you as gifts to share with your friends as well.                                                                                                                                                          This is a complete art park with cypress- and               Address: 400 Hudong Village, Kouhu Township Telephone: (05) 789-4134
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              cochin ceramics-themed galleries                                                                                                                                    By Train
    Taiwan Tilapia                                                                          Mullet Roe                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Take a train to the Douliou or Chiayi station, then switch to a Taisi Bus,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  featuring displays of rare wood burls,
   These fish, produced mainly in Kouhu and Mailiao townships, have become                 Mullet roe is produced mainly in Kouhu, Sihhu, and Taisi townships. When                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Chiayi Bus, or Chiayi County Bus to Beigang, Taisi, or Zihliao
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    cypress carvings, and
the most important farmed fish, and the fish with the greatest export potential,        the harvest season reaches its peak each winter, you can see mullet roe drying                                                                                              unique cochin                                                                                                                                                 Taisi Bus: (05) 632-2284
from Yunlin County. Thanks to improved varieties, processing, and packaging,            everywhere in Yunlin's fishing villages, glowing with a golden sheen. The                                                                                                   ceramics. DIY                                                                                                                                                 Chiayi Bus: (05) 222-3194
these fish have been upgraded far beyond the traditional tilapia--as diners             production process totals more than 40 steps, and the quality of mullet roe                                                                                              courses       are                                                                                                                                                Chiayi County Bus: (05) 278-8177
readily attest!                                                                         from the Kouhu area is                                                                                                                                              available, offering
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          visitors a deep understanding of                                                                                                                                                        By Bus
                                                                                        subject to a strict
                                                                                                                                                                                                             the history and allure of these traditional handicrafts through                                                                                                                                                      Chiayi Bus: Chiayi - Beigang - Taisi
                                                                                        manual control
    Roasted Eel                                                                                                                                                                                              displays and hand's-on artistic creation.                                                                                                                                                                            Chiayi Bus: Chiayi - Beigang - Sihhu - Santiaolun
                                                                                        system that assures                                                                                                                                                                                                           When the outstanding young Jeng Feng-shi of Kouhu Township died in
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                                                                                        unique flavor and                                                                                                                                                                                                        the prime of life, his widow built this library in his memory. It displays artifacts
and Kouhu townships. Growing in a                                                                                                                                                                               Aofong Temple                                                                                                                                                                                                     Chiayi Bus: Beigang - Kouhu - Yiwu - Hukou Wetlands
                                                                                        exceptional                                                                                                                                                                                                              from Cheng's life and provides an environment, along with written materials,
clean and unpolluted environment,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Chiayi Bus: Beigang - Kouhu -Sialun
                                                                                        quality.                                                                                                             Address: 70 Yuanjhong Rd., Changbei Village, Yuanchang Township Telephone: (05) 788-2264            where the local youth can better themselves through learning. The 500-ping
eel is not only high in nutritional                                                                                                                                                                            Built in 1853 and dedicated to the God of Medicine, this temple attracts                          (one ping equals 3.3 square meters) library is designed around Cheng's                                           Taisi Bus: Chiayi - Mailiao
value but raises no worries about food-                                                                                                                                                                                                                         thousands of worshippers from far and            autobiography, A Boat in the Vast Ocean, and from a distance resembles a boat                                    Taisi Bus: Huwei - Taisi - Mailiao
chain contamination. These eels are so good                                                                                                                                                                                                                     near to celebrate the god's birthday on          with sails raised in a sea of lustrous green rice paddies.                                                      Taisi Bus: Taichung - Beigang
that you should down a few plates yourself and                                                                                                                                                                                                                  the 15th day of the third lunar month                                                                                                                            Taisi Bus: Taichung - Taisi
then take more home with you!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   each year. With the exception of the                 Li Wan-chu Residence                                                                                         Chiayi County Bus: Chiayi - Beigang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                head and throne, which are carved of                                                                                                                              Solar Bus and Ubus operate a direct service to Beigang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Address: 246 Fusing Rd., Wubei Village, Kouhu Township Telephone (Kouhu Township
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                whole pieces of wood, the image of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Wubei Community Development Association): (05) 790-7857                                                          For departure times, please contact:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                god is pieced together with strips of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Solar Bus: 0800-239-851
    Shueilin Sweet Potatoes                                                                     Shueilin Farmers' Association Telephone: (05) 785-2605                                                                                                          bamboo and rattan and covered with               (Open to visitors on Sundays; other days by prior arrangement only, with guide service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the divine robe. This type of sculpted                                                                                                                         Ubus: 0800-241-560
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 provided. For reservations, call the above number.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                image is extremely rare in Taiwan.                   Li Wan-chu (1901-1966) was an outstanding Hukou resident. During the                                         Self Drive
                                                                                                      Shueilin Township is Taiwan's biggest producer of sweet potatoes,
                                                                                                   with over 300 hectares in cultivation. Production here is tops not only                                                                                                                                       period of Japanese occupation (1895-1945) he studied in China and France,                                        Drive south on Freeway 1 and exit at the Dounan
                                                                                                  in quantity but also in quality; whether candied, mixed with steamed                                          Beigang Yimin Temple                                                                             after which he entered the ranks of anti-Japanese fighters. After the war he                                     Interchange Huwei County Road 145 Beigang
                                                                                               rice, or made into dried slices to eat as a snack, Shueilin sweet potatoes                                    Address: 20 Jingyi St., Beigang Township                                                            returned to Taiwan and took over the Taiwan Shin Sheng Daily News, and                                           Drive north on Freeway 1 and exit at the Chiayi
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 following the Feb. 28 incident founded another newspaper, the Kung Lun Pau,
                                                                                            have a deliciously sweet and natural taste. When you come to Yunlin, be                                          Telephone: (05) 783-8213                                                                                                                                                                                             Interchange County Road 159 west Turn left on County
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to struggle tirelessly for freedom, righteousness, and democracy. His residence
                                                                                        sure to try some--fresh, roasted, or in the form of the processed sweet potato                                          Most of Taiwan's Yimin temples                                                                                                                                                                                    Road 164 at Singang Beigang
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 retains the original straight-line style and displays reprints of the Kung Lun Pau,
                                                                                        fries, slices, crisps, or shreds that have been developed by the Shueilin Farmers'                                   are located in Hakka settlements.                                                                                                                                                                                    From Freeway 1 or Freeway 3, exit respectively at the Yunlin System
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 literature from the "Five Dragons and a Phoenix" period, and artifacts from the
                                                                                        Association in cooperation with local farmers.                                                                       This one in Beigang was                                                                                                                                                                                              or Gukeng System interchange East-West Expressway 78 to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 life of Li Wan-chu. A visit here will give you an insight into the life of this man
                                                                                                                                                                                                             established in 1788 to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and his spirit of tireless struggle for the country and its press freedoms.                                      Taisi, or connect to Provincial Highway 19 south to Beigang
                                                                                                                                                                                                             commemorate those killed in the
Beigang Business District                        Beigang Image Business Circle Development Association Telephone: (05) 783-2303                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Provincial Highway 19 West to County Road 158 Taisi
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Lin Shuang-wun and Dai Chao-
                                                                                                                                                                                                             chun rebellions; one of the few                                                                                                                                                                                          Provincial Highway 61 or 17 Hukou Wetlands
                                                                                       Yunlin produces large amounts of high-quality agricultural products, and the town                                     temples for Fujianese martyred in                                                                                                                                                                                    Provincial Highway 19 West to County Road 160 Sihhu
                                                                                    of Beigang is known throughout Taiwan for its black sesame oil, peanuts, peanut oil,                                     such incidents, it has special significance for the history of Yunlin County and all of                                                                                                                                  Santiaolun
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Taiwan. Numerous renovations have given the temple its present appearance. An                                                                                                                                        Provincial Highway 19 Beigang, north to County Road 164
                                                                                    garlic, and soy sauce, among other local products. Beigang has been a hub for the                                        altar position in the rear court is inscribed "Righteous Dog General," which is also                                                                                                                                     Kouhu
                                                                                    distribution of farm products since dynastic times, and it is still so for peanuts,                                      venerated by devotees. The temple, which is listed as a third-grade historic site, is
                                                                                    sesame oil, garlic, and broadbeans. The Beigang Business District is centered                                            exquisitely fashioned of wood with impressive carved stone and pillars inscribed with
                                                                                    around Chaotian Temple, and this is the place to find the special local products of                                      poetic couplets. It also houses numerous valuable historic artifacts.
                                                                                    the area. Whether you come here for sightseeing or for participation in religious
                                                                                    activities, don't forget to savor a taste of authentic Beigang flavors and buy some                                         Jhensing Theater                                                                                     Oldham Elaeagnus Shueiyuan Gallery
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                                                                                    quality-guaranteed Beigang products to take home as gifts.                                                               Address: 42 Jhongshan Rd., Beigang Township                                                            This gallery introduces another outstanding Kouhu resident, Li Hsi-tuan.
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flourishing oil-cart industry, with                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          To Shueilin, Kouhu                                                                                                                                                                                                             Yimin Temple
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Temple in Chiayi County's Singang. It eases traffic at times of festivals and temple                as the "King Developer of                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mito Temple
                                                                                        sections, duck with rice, and almond tea, to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          (Connect to West Coast Expressway)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Beigang Business District




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more than a hundred firms in the




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business at its peak to transport                                                       name just a few. The indescribably delicious flavors                                                                     The towers of Mazu Bridge are in the shape of the goddess Mazu's body; the
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                                                                                          spread from the tip of your tongue, tickling your appetite and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       High School Nanyang Primary
this pure, fragrant product. Broadbeans                                                                                                                                                                      bridge has wave-shaped railings and a blue walkway paved with a wave pattern,                       10 houses built by Yen in the                                                                                                                                         Sihu                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    School                                               Sinyi Road




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deep-fried in peanut oil are another                                                       readying your tastebuds for more and more.                                                                        symbolizing the protection of the goddess.                                                          old Bengang when he came to                                                                                                                               61
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delightfully crispy Beigang snack, a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Dalin 250K




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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Taiwan in 1621. The house is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Beigang Ox Market                                                                                                 Theater
golden translucent delicacy that is                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              gone now, leaving only the old                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Beigang
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popular on such festive occasions as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             horseshoe lane that was used                                                                                                                                              164
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weddings and New Year. This has made                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             for communication and
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broadbeans a symbol of good fortune and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          defense.
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happiness.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     To Chiayi                    To Chiayi                         To Chiayi                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Beigang Tourist Bridge




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