What to do and see in Magong, Penghu: The Best Places and Tips

Discover the best top things to do in Magong, Taiwan including Cimeiyu, Local Beach, Penghu Tianhou Temple, Guanyin Buddhist Temple, Yu-Sheng Chang Memorial Museum, Fong Guei Dong, Penghu Ocean Geological Center, Du Hang Shih Cun, Grandma's Penghu Bay Story House, Serpent Head Mountain.

1. Cimeiyu

Xinying Rd., Magong City, Magong, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
68%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
3%
Poor
0%
Terrible
1%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 135 reviews

Cimeiyu

Reviewed By Camper609585

Enjoy the scooter ride in Cimei island

Tranquil island, about 1.5hr away from Makong and definitely worth the time. Scooter around the island is fun! This island is non-commercial, touristy is a nice way (not too crowded). I been here more than 5 times but will keep coming back for its tranqui

2. Local Beach

Shan Shui Hai Tan, Magong 880, Taiwan Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities, Beaches
Excellent
66%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
6%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 95 reviews

Local Beach

Reviewed By Nicolas D

Very nice beach

When I come to penghu, i always go there.it is the best beach around. You can rent from local stores surfboards or body boards. and there are some public showers there.Only advice, if you see a little blue circle flaoting beside you, get away it might a m

3. Penghu Tianhou Temple

No.19 Zhengyi Street, Magong City, Magong 880, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
57%
Good
31%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 63 reviews

Penghu Tianhou Temple

Reviewed By Lardylove - Taichung, TaiwanTaichung, Taiwan

Tianhou

In a country absolutely full of beautiful temples, Tianhou in Penghu can definitely hang its head high. I've read this is the oldest surviving worshiping temple in Taiwan (travel in Taiwan website). Originally built in 1592, of course going through many r

4. Guanyin Buddhist Temple

No. 7, Jieshou Rd., Magong City, Magong, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
54%
Good
37%
Satisfactory
9%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 61 reviews

Guanyin Buddhist Temple

Reviewed By elsiek - LondonLondon

Part of a larger area

This temple is worth a look but not so outstanding given other examples within Taiwan. Combine this with a visit to the recreational park and the rainbow bridge. All worth a look round. All best visited as the sun goes down to see a wonderful sunset

5. Yu-Sheng Chang Memorial Museum

No. 22, Ln. 2, Xinfu, Magong City, Magong, Taiwan Museums, History Museums
Excellent
38%
Good
26%
Satisfactory
30%
Poor
6%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 30 reviews

Yu-Sheng Chang Memorial Museum

Reviewed By Ping L - TimaruTimaru

Only for the die-hards

This attraction wouldn't mean anything for overseas visitors. Yu-Sheng is an accomplished singer then turned producer whose life was cut dramatically short after he died in a car accident due to alcohol. This memorial museum is located inside his old resi

6. Fong Guei Dong

Fenggui Vil., Magong City, Magong, Taiwan Nature & Parks, Caverns & Caves
Excellent
27%
Good
37%
Satisfactory
36%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 33 reviews

Fong Guei Dong

Reviewed By patiencehsu - Taipei, TaiwanTaipei, Taiwan

Need some luck to experience the difference

It takes about 20-30 min from the city and quite windy for our motor ride. You need some luck with high tide and wind to experience the special sound and spray caused by the landscape. Unfortunately we don’t have...

7. Penghu Ocean Geological Center

No.71 Xinming Road, Magong City, Magong 880, Taiwan Museums, Specialty Museums, Science Museums
Excellent
44%
Good
42%
Satisfactory
14%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 7 reviews

Penghu Ocean Geological Center

Reviewed By 821lauriew - Portland, MainePortland, Maine

Free and just the right length to learn about the geology of the Penghu Islands

We really enjoyed just a short visit after spending a lot of time looking at the basalt columns outside.

8. Du Hang Shih Cun

Xinfu, Magong City, Magong 880, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
24%
Good
44%
Satisfactory
28%
Poor
0%
Terrible
4%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 25 reviews

Du Hang Shih Cun

Reviewed By ArthurWang095 - Taipei, Taipei, TaiwanTaipei, Taipei, Taiwan

Not Bad To Walk Around - 可以走一走

This is one of the oldest military village in the town & Taiwan. Few places are open for business & two famous but died singers’ memorial old houses provide some information about them. Fifteen units have been turned into housetel. Some places are colorfu

9. Grandma's Penghu Bay Story House

No. 5, Ln. 1, Xinfu, Magong City, Magong, Taiwan Sights & Landmarks, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Excellent
22%
Good
40%
Satisfactory
33%
Poor
5%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 18 reviews

Grandma's Penghu Bay Story House

Reviewed By Ping L - TimaruTimaru

If only you know who Pan Ang Pang is...

When you are here, you would hear a constant repeat of the song, Grandma's Penghu Bay. It's sung by a local celebrity, the deceased Pan Ang Pang. Here, you would get to understand the origin of the song and a great opportunity of tourists in particular to

10. Serpent Head Mountain

Fenggui Road, Magong City, Magong 880, Taiwan Nature & Parks, Mountains
Excellent
31%
Good
57%
Satisfactory
12%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 16 reviews

Serpent Head Mountain

Reviewed By elsiek - LondonLondon

End of the Fenggui peninsula

Also known as Snakeshead Hill this sits at the end of the peninsula. It includes two poignant memorials and a great look out over the bay. There are well laid out wooden walkways but also some steep steps involved

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