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Geographical position

Beigan Island belongs to Matsu Islands; the geographical position is located Taiwan's Northwest approximately 114 nautical miles, approaches mainland China Fujian's Minjiang River and Huangci peninsula. Gaodeng island of Beigan chain islands from Huangci peninsula approximately only 9250 meters. When the weather is sunny, face to mainland China’s village from Beigan can obviously see mainland’s buildings, paths and houses by eyes.

The geographical position of Matsu island, Beigan island located at Nangan island’s northeast. The close is approximately 3000 meters, travels by each hour class of transportation ship to go to Beigan from Nangan, the navigation approximately needs only ten minutes. Nangan is Matsu islands’ administration and the economic center. And it’s also the transfer station for the traveler to Beigan.

Humanities history

Beigan was developed in the period of Yuan,Sung dynasty which apart from now about 700,800 years, but because of three "moves" in the Ming-Qing dynasty, the islands went out of cultivation for several times, until Ming Guo first year, it was still often seen to appear with the pirates. Because of the nearby sea area, and rich in fishing produces, it has attracted many people to settle down and fish here. In the year 1949, Communist Party of China occupies mainland China. Therefore, Matsu was separated from mainland China, and was named "Lianjiang County" by the government, until now it's the nation's least populated miniature counties.

Because the mainland coast’s fishermen built the stone house at long time ago and Cinbi village population massive outflows, therefore the entire place constructed by stone. So the “Rock Town” by the mountain and the ocean has been completely preserved.Recently years, Matsu Lienchiang County Govermment will fix the large quantities of ruined ancient places. The government request to the resident to manage B&B and the café shop. Which have become well-known to the international, named “Matsu ancient house”. Every summer, it attracted many tourists to visit and lodging.

Qiaozi Village of Beigan is also because of the massive population outflow, caused this fishery prosperously, the population are most villages, Now, it left about ten temples and several hundreds idols. Because the idol’s quantities are more than the local population and those temples in this village have the intense Mastu temple’s construction style. Therefore, Qiaozi Village also has “Temple Village” name.

Bird of the myth

According to Republic of China Wild bird Association's investigation, the areas of Beigan’s birds have 42 branches 178 kinds. In Family Laridae, Bridled Tern (Sterna anaethetus), Black-napped Tern, (Sterna sumatrana),Roseate Tern (Sterna dougalli), all have included the precious birds which the care class and borders on extinguishes, nearby Beigan’s sea area, Jhongdao, Tiejian, Baimiao, sanlianyu and jinyu, their tribal groupings are still quite huge. It’s worth recording at length, in June, 1999 Chinese crested tern (Thalasseus bernsteini) which called “bird of the myth” by the international bird party. Where were appeared 4 pair of adults, seven fledglings were appeared in Jhongdao, Chinese crested tern (Thalasseus bernsteini) had named by human since 1863, the definitely observation record only five times, but they were discovered in Beigan. This significant news in Taiwan ecology shocked the international bird party, English BBC news has made exclusive new that made Matsu become much more famous. The end of year 1999, the above sea area island in Beigan have already announced for Matsu islands tern protectorate by Council

Transportation information

To Beigan, there are two lines of aerial transport and the marine transportation.

At present, three flights are available from Taiwan Taipei's Songshan Airport and Taichung Airport to Nangan Airport. The flight is approximately 50 minutes long. The model of the aircraft is DASH 8-300, with 56 passenger seats, the ticket price is about 2000 NTD. Moreover, tourists may also choose to take the daily seven flight plane which flies from Songshan Airport to Nangan airport first, and then make a transfer with a ten minute transportation ship to Beigan, which takes off every hour.

The marine transportation may travel from Jilong harbor goes towards Nangan and by Tai-Ma ferry and then transfer to Beigan by the transportation ship. The tickets are only priced 1000 NTD (not tax), which is very economical. You may only save on traveling budget, but will also allow passengers who rarely traveled by ship have a comfortable and steady marine travel.

Arrive to Beigan, the tourist can choose travels by the taxi or rents nine seats of vehicle, 27 seats of medium sightseeing bus.

The correlation traveling information, may obtain in Baisha wharf in Beigan. The further traveling information may go to the tourist service center at Banli in Beigan where to seek for more professional traveling consultation service.

Lodgings dining

Lodging at Beigan, sleeping in Chinbe Village residential motels is one of the characteristic. But the modernized hotel mostly concentrates in the Tanchi village, like Golden Dragon Holiday Villa, Home Is Right Way, Bahian Hotel, Biyuntian hotel, Longsing hotel, Taijian hotel, Ocean's house, Cat bone and Vicky' house. And there’s also a Countryside mountain village in Banli village which may supply the tourist diversity choices.

The local dining mostly concentrates the Tanchi village, large-scale restaurants like Jiabin, Hongsinping, Taijiang, Longhe. And snack vendors like Are you hungry, Jhyuanshi, twinstars, Meihua, Tongyi etc., all of them are the tourist frequently presence dining shop. Then of course, 7-11 Convenience store which may also provide a simple dining service.

*The recommend wed side: Matsu National Scenic Area Administration

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  Matsu Islands is located Taiwan's Northwest  
  •Matsu Islands is located Taiwan's Northwest  
     
     
  Beigan Island belongs to Matsu Islands  
  •Beigan Island belongs to Matsu Islands  
     
     
  Chinese crested tern, appeared in the outer reef of Beigan  
  •Chinese crested tern, appeared in the outer reef of Beigan  
     
     
  Chinbe traditional town, is among the favorite of photographers  
  •Chinbe traditional town, is among the favorite of photographers  
     
     
  Benli Sand beach is the widest beach in Beigan  
  •Benli Sand beach is the widest beach in Beigan  
     
     
  To look down Tanchi Village and Beigan airport from Bishan island  
  •To look down Tanchi Village and Beigan airport from Bishan island  
     
     
  The beauty of traditional temple of Matsu,found in Qiaozi village  
  •The beauty of traditional temple of Matsu, found in Qiaozi village  
     
     
  Tanghou Sand beach has been declared as a bathing beach  
  •Tanghou Sand beach has been declared as a bathing beach  
     

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