Shimen (石門區), or Shihmen is a district of New Taipei. It lies on the north coast and is home to the most northerly point on the island of Taiwan.

UnderstandEdit

Get inEdit

There is no rail access to the district, and visitors to the area will need to access it by car or by bus. The Provincial Highway 2 passes through the district.

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

Historical sitesEdit

  • 1 Fuguijiao Lighthouse (富貴角燈塔), +886 2 8635 5100. 09:00-18:00.    

CultureEdit

MuseumsEdit

TemplesEdit

Parks and natureEdit

 
Laomei Stone Trench
  • 5 Laomei Green Reef (老梅綠石槽).
  • 6 Cape Fugui Park (富貴角公園).
  • 7 Linshanbi Recreation Area (麟山鼻遊憩區), +886 2 8635 5100.
  • 8 Qingshan Waterfall (青山瀑布).
  • 9 Shimen Cave (石門洞), Zhongyang Road.
  • 10 Alibang Falls (阿里磅瀑布).
  • 11 Qingshan Falls (青山瀑布).

DoEdit

  • 1 North Coast Exploratorium (北海岸遊憩探索館), +886 2 8635 5100 ext 174. 09:00-17:00. A tourist centre with a marine theme containing various exhibits and games.

SwimmingEdit

  • 2 Baishawan Beach (白沙灣遊憩區). 09:00-17:00.    

HikingEdit

  • Linshanbi Trail (麟山鼻步道), No. 59, Gongwang Road, +886 2 8635 5143.

EatEdit

  • 1 Fuji Fishing Harbor (富基漁港). Here you can buy fresh fish and have to prepared in one of the nearby restaurants.

DrinkEdit

SleepEdit

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