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For other places with the same name, see Baisha (disambiguation).

Baisha (白沙 Báishā in Mandarin, Pe̍h-soa in Minnan) is a rural township in the Penghu Islands of Taiwan.



For more detailed information on the attractions in the area, you may wish to speak with the staff at the Visitor's Centre, there are a number scattered around on the islands:

  • 1 North Sea Visitor Center (北海遊客中心). North Sea Visitor Center (Q87054894) on Wikidata
  • 2 Jibei Visitor Center (吉貝遊客中心).
  • 3 Qitou Visitor Center (岐頭遊客中心).

Get in


By ferry


By plane


Get around


Transport between the islands is usually done by ferry.

  • 1 Houliao Wharf (後寮碼頭). Ferry services run to Jibei island.
  • 2 Jibei Wharf (吉貝碼頭). Ferry services run to Chikan and Houliao.
  • 3 Qitou Wharf (岐頭碼頭). Ferry services run to Niaoyu and Yuanbei.
  • 4 Niaoyu Wharf (鳥嶼碼頭). Ferry services run to Qitou.
  • 5 Yuanbei Wharf (員貝碼頭). Ferry services run to Qitou.



Historical sites

Mudouyu Lighthouse
  • 1 Mudouyu Lighthouse (目斗嶼燈塔). It stands 39.9 meters tall, making it the tallest lighthouse in Taiwan. The lighthouse has a water collecting facility to collect rainfall from its rooftop. Mudouyu Lighthouse (Q15920024) on Wikidata Mudouyu Lighthouse on Wikipedia
  • 2 Penghu Great Bridge (澎湖跨海大橋). This bridge connects Siyu Island and Baisha Main Island. It was constructed because the sea current between the two islands was too harsh to sail between them. The bridge is 2,494 m long. Penghu Great Bridge (Q717624) on Wikidata Penghu Great Bridge on Wikipedia


  • 3 Penghu Aquarium (澎湖水族館). 09:00-17:00. The oceanarium is home to over 200 species of fish from water within an 800-km radius of Baisha covering the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea. Penghu Aquarium (Q22031680) on Wikidata Penghu Aquarium on Wikipedia
  • 4 Jibei Cultural Museum of Stone Tidal Weirs (吉貝石滬文化館), +88669911487. 09:00-16:30. A museum covering the local method of fishing known as 'shihu' (石滬) which uses the tides to trap fish in stone weirs.


  • 5 Chengqian Mingxin Temple (前村明新宮), +88669931018. Chengqian Mingxin Temple (Q56808654) on Wikidata
  • 6 Chikan Longde Temple (赤崁龍德宮), +88669931971. Chikan Longde Temple (Q65040166) on Wikidata
  • 7 Gangzi Baoding Temple (港子保定宮), +88669932325. Gangzi Baoding Temple (Q64684736) on Wikidata
  • 8 Gangzi Chungan Temple (港子眾安寺), +88669932235. A Buddhist temple feature a large golden statue of the Buddha on the roof, as well as a number of statues in the surrounding gardens. Ganzi Zhong'an Temple (Q92861007) on Wikidata
  • 9 Houliao Weiling Temple (後寮威靈宮), +88669932542. This temple is dedicated to the Taoist god of medicine, Baosheng Dadi. The temple was constructed in 1602 and is the oldest temple to this deity. Houliao Weiling Temple (Q58841858) on Wikidata
  • 10 Tongliang Baoan Temple (通梁保安宮). Tongliang Baoan Temple (Q82900871) on Wikidata
  • 11 Wadong Nantian Temple (瓦硐南天廟). A Taoist temple completed in 1935. Wadong Nantian Temple (Q86691197) on Wikidata
  • 12 Wadong Wusheng Temple (瓦硐武聖廟). A Taoist temple built in 1745. Watong Wusheng Temple (Q86810188) on Wikidata
  • 13 Zhongtun Yong'an Temple (中屯永安宮). Taoist temple at Zhongtun Village. Zhongtun Yongan Temple (Q64667769) on Wikidata
  • 14 Fude Temple (福德宮), +88669916146.


  • 15 Gupo Island (姑婆嶼). An uninhabited island which is used by locals to harvest edible seaweed. Gupo Island (Q19852325) on Wikidata Gupo Island on Wikipedia
  • 16 Jibei Island (吉貝嶼). Jibei wharf is on this island. Jibei Island (Q6192029) on Wikidata Jibei Island on Wikipedia
  • 17 Mudou Island (目斗嶼). The island was named Mudouyu because the shape resembles an eye of a man or an ink marker of a carpenter. Mudou (Q22569357) on Wikidata Mudou Island on Wikipedia
  • 18 Tongliang Great Banyan (通樑古榕), +88669216521. An early 19th-century temple with a large banyan tree growing on the grounds.



Parks and nature

  • 1 Dacang Mazu Cultural Park (大倉村的媽祖文化園區). Dacang Mazu Cultural Park (Q62112129) on Wikidata





Fishing harbours


There are a number of harbours where fishermen land and unload their catch. These are good places to get fresh seafood.

  • 1 Chikan Fishing Harbor (赤崁漁港). Chikan Fishing Harbor (Q89346542) on Wikidata
  • 2 Chitou Fishing Harbor (岐頭漁港). Chitou Fishing Harbor (Q89861965) on Wikidata
  • Gangzi Fishing Harbor (港子漁港).
  • 3 Houliao Fishing Harbor (後寮漁港). Houliao Fishing Harbor (Q90095088) on Wikidata
  • 4 Jiangmei Fishing Harbor (講美漁港). Jiangmei Fishing Harbor (Q90094222) on Wikidata
  • 5 Tongliang Fishing Harbor (通梁漁港). Tongliang Fishing Harbor (Q90019650) on Wikidata







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See Penghu for other cities and islands around Makung.

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