The Penghu or Pescadores Islands are an archipelago of almost 70 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait between mainland China and Taiwan, covering an area of 141 square kilometers (54 sq mi).
Most of the islands are inhabited.
The major city is Magong, located on the largest island, which is also named Penghu.
Magong is reachable by flight from Taipei, Taichung, Jiayi, Tainan, Kaohsiung and Jinmen Island. During the summer months you can also take the ferry from Kaohsiung which takes 5 hours and 5 minutes. The fastest way is the ferry from Budai port of Chiayi to Penghu, the traveling time is only 90 minutes. This service may not be available every day and sailing times are subject to change according to the season.
The Penghu Islands has a rich history of piracy, imperialism and colonization, temples and traditional homes, along with the rich natural landscape.
With over 300 kilometers of coastline, Penghu offers several beaches. Traveling with motorcycle is the best way to find the ideal spot to relax.
Most popular is Shanshui beach near Makung, which features a beautiful white sand coastline.
Aimen is Penghu's longest beach, Neian is popular for it's shallow water Pengpeng Beach is an area of offshore sand bars created by deposition between Naioyu and Yuanbeiyu, seasonal winds change the actual location of the beach at different times of the year. It took nine years before enough sand was deposited to make Pengpeng Beach
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