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Sanxiantai

Northeast of Chengdong Town, Taitung, Taiwan
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Ranked #6 of 161 Attractions in Taitung
4.5 of 5 stars 67 Reviews
Type: Islands, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Islands, Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Semarang, Indonesia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It's about one and half hour from taichung city (riding scooter), heading north towards hualien. perfect place to watch sunrise and feel the morning ocean breeze. there's also a bridge that connects main island with another island, you can take pictures from there, freaking wonderful. fantastic place worth the ride.

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Chino Hills, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Beautiful seaside landmark with a small island about 500 meters across a raging ocean channel. A photographer's dream. This natural scenery was a little ruined by the Chinese styled bridge that has 8 arches, which adds to the effort it takes to get across to the island. They could have made a nice normal bridge and it would have been... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It takes almost 2 hours by the local Taitung shuttle bus to get here. You can buy bus tickets at 7-11 for $300. The ride to Sanxiantai is enjoyable. Once you arrive even though it's a tourist attraction, it's a great sight for all beach lovers, hikers, nature lover, and explorers. It takes 2 to 3 hours to hike across... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I'm not sure why this bridge is such a big attraction as it isn't historical and only built in the 80s. The views of the coast and ocean are decent but the same that can be found elsewhere without the tourist crowds.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

You cannot go wrong with Sanxiantai. If you are travelling along the East Coast Scenic Area (Highway 11), this is one of the major attraction. Spend few hours here, sit a the pebble beach, walk across to the Island through the eight arch bridge and trek along the trail at the Island, it is worth it. The island is so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

There is honestly not much in East Taiwan. The Sanxiantai and its waves were one of its few saving graces. Do pay it a visit. It is about 1 hour's drive away from Taitung main city.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Beautiful scenery of Taitung's beautiful coast and the Pacific Ocean and interesting geomorphological features to be seen on the islet after crossing the unique bridge. Definitely a highlight of the coastal tourism route of Taitung. During summer or when the sun is strong, remember to bring a bottle of water as it can be very hot.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Go early, otherwise this place just gets over run by chinese tours and it is impossible to take photos. We got here early and stick around a bit and there was a tremendous difference between the time we arrived to the time we left. When we left there were several buses in the parking lot and photos were hard to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Took bus from Taitung Train station for about 1 hour but worth it. Not much thing to do there but view was nice. Avoid to go in afternoon during summer! Super Hot!

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Asia
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84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Visited on a sunny afternoon. The horizon is really beautiful, with clear blue skies and turquoise toned ocean. Simply breathtaking.

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