Lukang Fuhai Route

Changhua County Visitor Information Center(彰化縣旅遊服務中心) to Fangyuan Putian Temple(芳苑普天宮):
Changhua County Visitor Information Center(彰化縣旅遊服務中心)=>Wangung Fishing Port(王功漁港)=>Wangung Food&Delicacies Street(王功美食街)=>Fuhai Temple(福海宮)=>Fangyuan Putian Temple(芳苑普天宮)

 

Fangyuan Putian Temple(芳苑普天宮) to Changhua County Visitor Information Center(彰化縣旅遊服務中心):
Fangyuan Putian Temple(芳苑普天宮)=>Fuhai Temple(福海宮)=>Wangung Food&Delicacies Street(王功美食街)=>Wangung Fishing Port(王功漁港)=>Changhua County Visitor Information Center(彰化縣旅遊服務中心)

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Guidelines for carrying folding bikes on the bus:
Due to limited space on minibuses, no folding bikes allowed on the bus.

Concession tickets guidelines:
1. There are full tickets and half tickets.
2.Half tickets are available to:
(1)Holders of Disabled Cards. Must ride with a guardian or a partner.
(2)Children below 12 years old at height of 115cm and below 145cm can purchase half tickets with valid IDs.
3.Half tickets are available to:
Holders of Disabled Cards. Must ride with a guardian or a partner.
4. Free:
Children at the height of 115cm or below or children below 6 years old but at the height above 115cm are allowed to ride on the buses free with valid IDs. They are allowed to occupy seats. But they must be accompanied by adults with valid tickets. Each adults with valid ticket are allowed to take two children that are eligible to ride on the buses free. All children exceeding the requirements must purchase half tickets.

Guidelines for carrying pets on the bus:
1. You need to pay half fare for each pet carried on the bus. But they should not take any seat.
2. Passengers refusing to cooperate with the staffs’ advice, in case of the following, may be refused to ride on the bus. The unused tickets can be refunded in full:
(1) Suffering from serious diseases.
(2) Not carried in cages, baskets, or nets.
(3) Unclean or prone to damage other people and things.
(4) Harmful to public hygiene and other passengers; aggressive and dangerous animals.
(5) Not suitable to be carried on buses.
3. Passengers should carry their pets in cages, baskets, or nets. Each passenger is allowed to carry one pet, not exceeding the dimensions of 27cm3 (average length of 30cm on each side).
4. When carry pets, passengers should place them beside and take good care of them. They are not allowed to put on seats, luggage racks, or aisle. The cages, baskets, or nets carrying the pets should be closed or fastened tightly and wrapped up with waterproof cloth for hygiene reasons. If any passengers violate the rules and refuse to cooperate with the staff, they may be forced to leave the vehicle. The tickets will be suspended.
5. Guide dogs must be allowed on the buses to safeguard the rights of the people with visual impairment. All guide dogs can ride on the buses for free. As most guide dogs are huge, they are suggested to sit by the doors. 

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Lukang Fuhai Route This play

When the sea breeze blows, the oyster shells clank. This is the welcome song to the visitors to Wanggong. Along the streets in this fishing port, seafood of different kinds are sold. But the most delicious ones are oysters and clams. If you want to taste the freshest ones, you are suggested to catch them yourself by riding on the oyster cart.
At dusk, the sun dyes the sky red. The lighthouses at Wanggong are beacons. They guard over the sea and bid visitors farewell.
Lukang, Changhua Visitor Information Center→Wanggong Fishing Port→Oyster Arts Gallery→Fangyuan Lighthouse→Wanggong Food Street→Fangyuan Putian Temple→Oyster picking fun

Departing from Lukang, Changhua Visitor Information Center, you go all the way south with the sea breeze caressing your face. Get off the bus at Wanggong Fishing Port. You can visit Oyster Arts Gallery first. In the gallery, the art works made with oyster shells by the local people with their imagination are exhibited. Climbing up the sightseeing platform, you can have a full view of Wanggong Fishing Port. It is enjoyable to see the boats returning with loads of oysters. In the inter-tidal zone, there are many mud skippers and fiddler crabs. If you are lucky, you will catch clams in the mud. Walking along the embankment road, there is a huge piece of red mangrove woods at the back of Fangyuan Lighthouse. If you feel hungry, you can get off at Wanggong Food Street to taste the seafood sold at the. The vendors selling different of seafood will sure to satisfy your appetite. The oyster meal there is highly recommended. You can also get off at Fangyuan Tianpu Temple, and join the package tours operated by the local people there. You can enjoy the fun of picking oysters on carts, shaking the bamboo oyster poles, catching fishes with the traditional baqua net, and see the achievements of restoring clams, and more. Become a part-time fishing person, you can experience their ups and downs. It is a marvelous entertaining and educational tour indeed. It is time for return. 

Related scenic spots along the route

Fangyuan Lighthouse

Fangyuan Lighthouse is the landmark of Wanggong. Just drive along the coastal route of Tai-Route 17, you can see the lighthouse far away.
Fangyuan Lighthouse is octagonal in shape, with the height of 37.4m. It is the tallest lighthouse in Taiwan. Its light is 28000 watts, beaconing every 5 second. It guards over the boats sailing at night. Different from other lighthouses, which are usually white in color, it is painted into black and white stripes. No wonder it is renowned as the “youngest lighthouse in Taiwan.” Its black and white stripes appearance has already earned it “The lighthouse with the most unique features in Taiwan.”

Wangong Fishing Port

Wangong is located at the western side of Taiwan and it is the only fishing port in Changhua. The total length of the port is about 336 feet with 20 power boat and over 200 plastic rafts. The inner port easily built up silts and causes fishing boats need to wait until high tide to be able to departure. The silts cause many larger fishing boats move to another port and the usage of this fishing port becomes much less than before. Today, plastic rafts by the port are for oyster owners to transport their oyster to other places. 

Lugang Tianhou Temple

Lugang Tianhou Temple is the one of the three major historic sites in Lugang. It lies on Zhongshan Road, Lugang. In the Ching Dynasty, General Shi Lang built the first temple of Goddess of Sea in Taiwan. The statue in the alter was imported from Meizhou, China. There are over 1 million worshipers coming here every year. With the smoke of the incense, the statues face has turned black, so the Goddess is also called black-faced Goddess.
Lugang Tianhou Temple is sublime and solemn and has elegant murals and paintings. In front of the temple is the dragon pond in a small garden. In the back of the temple, there is a culture museum of Goddess of Sea, introducing the history the Goddess and the role of the Goddess in the society. The historic materials preserved here are valuable, such as the board inscribed by a Ching emperor and officials, photos of the Meizhou Temple, and so forth.
One of the oldest temples in Taiwan to Mazu, the temple you see today is the result of a renovation in 1936, a Taoist divinity venerated as Goddess of the Sea and Empress of Heaven, is situated at Lugang. Mazu's birthday is March 23rd of the lunar year.