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Matsu
In this beautiful island group, you can truly enjoy a peace and quiet trip. After more than ten years of closing, Matsu finally open to public since 1994. You can now see those old tunnel and forts, even war-mark on the street's walls now. The houses in these islands are especially different. And the natural environment are stunning! Most of the Mazu Islands are mainly made of granite, with the effects of millions of years of sea and wind erosion having formed a wide variety of terrain and scenery; precipitous cliff faces, ocean erosion ditches, distinctly tiered joints, arches bridges, columns, caves, and other formations caused by the pounding of the waves can be seen all over the Mazu Islands.Every April-May, you can see a special blue color worm show up under the sea near the coast in the night. This beautiful scenic now become more and more famous. There are also many special festival held in here every year. You can see all those islands here are different with landscape and foods...etc. It's a nice place to stay for a while. To get to Matsu, you can take the ship departure from Keelung. You can click to check the website to see the timetable of the ship.


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Xiamen


To travel Xiamen, you can also take the ship departure from Keelung. The timetable of it, you can click to check. Xiamen is an entrance to enter Mainland China, it has many historic buildings and lots of sightseeing spots. The trip could be few days up to weeks. You can either choose to join a group tour or just start your very own backpacker adventure.

Keelung City is not just a city with lots mountain and hills, it ocean view also stunning. And if you looking for an island escape, Keelung will definitely suit you.


The Keelung harbor has the longest history in Taiwan. With a long and deep port, so many countries been fight for it in 16 century. And now it still keep the most important position of export and import work.


Keelung harbor is also an important port to connect to other cities.
For tourists, you may heard about Matsu or Xiamen. And the other island - Kinmen, you can just take the fight to visit there. You may check below travel information to see if you can begin the next adventure of an island escape!

Island Escape

Kinmen


Kinmen is an island with long historic. Well-known as a old town the full of war experience. And, all those historic building that been left behind become famous sightseeing places. This 150.456 square kilometers island, not only has history buildings, but also have it's beautiful landscape and sea view.The most famous souvenirs like beef jerky, sorghum liquor(or Kaoliang Liquor), peanut candy, and kitchen knife(made from artillery shell) are always popular. To travel to Kinmen, you can take flight departure from the Songshan Airport. 
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