Shopping, Dining & Entertainment, All in One at Pier 3.

The largest duty-free store in Penghu, Pier 3 provides visitors an exquisite shopping experience. Comprised with many international boutiques, cosmetics, fragrance and fashion labels, Pier 3 keeps your shopping in style! Whiskey 101 Experience Showroom, Go Star Challenge, in89 Cinemax and many other facilities let you stay entertained at Pier 3!
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Must-Visit Attractions Near Pier 3

An archipelago of nature, culture and history, Penghu has many popular attractions worth paying your visits. Here, we've collected 5 landmarks all within 10-minute ride from Pier 3. Plan yourself a half-day trip and enjoy the island with no sweats!
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Must-Eat Food Near Pier 3

Trying local food is always a part of itinerary on every trip. It's how many places make an impression on their visitors. Seafood restaurants, shaved ice shops and countless food vendors... Penghu has many varieties when it comes to food. Here, we've prepared a list of popular food vendors and restaurants all within 5-minute drive or 15-minute walk from Pier 3 so you can enjoy palatal delights while visiting!
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Introduction

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  • 1F: A well-lit and luxurious space filled with boutiques from around the world; including Coach, AllSaints UK and other fashion labels. GODIVA Concept Store is also here with a cafe for dining. 
  • 2F: Cosmetics, fragrance, watches, accessories, tobacco, liquor and snack souvenirs of Penghu's.
  • 3F: Including sports and leisurewear shops, electronics stores, bookstores and the popular Japanese drugstore, Tomod's, the 3rd floor also provides many options for light dining. Akasaka Ramen, Dim Sum Master and other pop-up shops for coffee, burgers, bubble tea and more are here so you can enjoy a bite after a day of shopping.
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Entertainment

Not just a place for shopping and dining, Pier 3 also houses grounds for entertainment and adventures. A brand-new Whiskey 101 Experience Showroom introduces you to whiskey spirits around the world and elevates your class with a tasting in style. Or if you are up for some workout, then you have the option of Go Star Challenge, the biggest indoor facility for extreme sports in Taiwan. It tests your adventurous soul and awakes the daredevil inside you. Or maybe something less sweaty and more laid-back? in89 Cinemax is definitely the place to go. You can enjoy the latest movies here and chill with popcorn and drinks. Pier 3 offers everything you need and desire in one place! It’s a must-visit in your Penghu trip!

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Must-Buy

Other than the duty-free international boutiques, cosmetics, tobacco and liquor on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors, snack souvenirs are the must buys while traveling in Penghu. A counter dedicated to snacks of the island is located on the 2nd floor with many varieties of specialties for your choosing. Including salted crackers, winter gourd cakes, XO sauce, spiced squid in sauce, peanut cakes, dried shredded squid, tiny dried fish as well as cakes, gummy and jelly made of cactus. It's every Penghu snack at one stop!

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Transport

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By Airplane

  • Drive a car, ride a scooter or take a taxi from Penghu Airport. (About 15 minutes ride on clear traffic)
  • Guests at Discovery Hotel are to enjoy free airport pickups and drop-offs. Please contact the hotel and book in advance.
By Taiwan ─ Penghu Ferry

  • Drive a car, ride a scooter or take a taxi from Magong Harbor (About 5 minutes ride on clear traffic)
  • Drive a car, ride a scooter or take a taxi from Longmen Harbor. (About 25 minutes ride on clear traffic)
By Shuttle Boat

  • Get off at the stop,‘South Seas Visitor Center’ and walk for 1 minute
Driving

  • Please see here for parking information
Tips on Taking a Taxi in Penghu

  • Taxis in Penghu do not run meters. Instead, they give a quotation price. It's important to tell the driver about your destination and ask for a quote beforehand.
  • Taxis are not everywhere in Penghu. It's best to call a cab in advance. Please Google the number for a taxi service.
Info about Pier 3:
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Duty Free Shopping & Pick-Up Guide

Duty Free Shopping

& Pick-Up Guide

Offshore Islands Development Act

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Please leave enough time for your order to be processed

Order(s) at Penghu Airport must be placed 2 hours prior to the departure time

Order(s) at Magong and Longmen Harbors must be placed 24 hours prior to the departure time

Please present the following information upon placing your order

Flight/Ferry number

National ID Card or Health Insurance Card (for Taiwan travelers) / Passport or ARC (for foreign travelers)

Please pick up your order at Profond's Pick-Up Counter prior to the boarding of your flight/ferry

By Airplane: Pick up your order(s) at Pick-Up Counter at Penghu Airport

By Ferry: Pick up your order(s) at Pick-Up Counter at Magong Harbor or Longmen Harbor

Please present the following information upon making your pickup. A commissioner will assist.

Pick-Up Slip

Flight/Ferry boarding pass

National ID Card or Health Insurance Card (for Taiwan travelers) / Passport or ARC (for foreign travelers)

Please read the following regulations regarding purchasing tobacco and liquor

Traveling to Taiwan or Taiwan's surrounding islands

  • Liquor: 1L per person per trip (no limit to the number of bottles). Maximum 12 trips per person per annual.
  • Tobacco: 200 cigarettes per person per trip, 25 cigars per person per trip or 1lb of cut tobacco per person per trip. Maximum 12 trips per person per annual. 
  • Non-tobacco/liquor products: the total amount must be under NT$60,000.

Traveling to China or other countries

  • Liquor: 3L per person per trip (no limit to the number of bottles).
  • Tobacco: 200 cigarettes per person per trip, 25 cigars per person per trip or 1lb of cut tobacco per person per trip.
  • Non-tobacco/liquor products: the total amount must be under NT$100,000.
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Discovery Hotel - Discover the beauty of Penghu

Connected with Pier 3, Discovery Hotel is a brand-new hotel completed in 2018. Located right next to the shopping center, Guests at the hotel can enjoy duty-free shopping in a heartbeat!

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Recommended Attractions

Mazu Temple

Established 4 centuries ago, Mazu Temple is the oldest temple for the worship of the Sea Goddess in Taiwan. Locally known as Tienhou Temple, the ground is listed as a Level One Ancient Monument, the highest level for historic preservations. Full of detailed carvings and paintings, the temple inheres the history and the belief system of the locals in Penghu.

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Penghu Central Old Street

Next to Mazu Temple, Central Old Street is the very first developed neighborhood in Penghu. Many famous attractions including Four-Eye Well, Wanjun Well, Molu (Breast Touching) Alley, Shigong Temple, Shuixian Temple and more are all within the area. Come on down and feel the nostalgia of the culture and history in Penghu.

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Duxing 10th Village

Chang Yu-Sheng Memorial Museum & Pan An-Pang Memorial

Accounted as the oldest military dependents' village in Taiwan, Duxing 10th Village was once the home for many veterans. The late singer, Chang Yu-Sheng, born in the village, is commemorated in his childhood residence, now Chang Yu-Sheng Memorial Museum; it displays Chang's old photos, manuscripts and awards. Pan An-Pang, another late singer from the village, famed by his song, Grandma's Penghu Bay, also has a memorial here.

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Guanyinting Recration Area & Xiying Rainbow Bridge

Nearby the bay, Guanyinting Recreation Area is a vast space with gorgeous views of the shore. Many visitors take a walk, jog and enjoy their leisure time here. In this area, Xiying Rainbow Bridge, one of the most popular attractions in Penghu, is a perfect spot for viewing sunset and to bring your love interest for some couple time. The rainbow-colored lights on the bridge will light up the place at night and paint you a mesmerizing sight; this is also where Penghu International Fireworks Festival takes place.

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No. 3 Fishing Market

Before dawn says its good morning, the fishing market has already begun with busy chatters. Inside the market, vendors are bidding their fishy goods to sell to customers while the local residents and visitors are scouting for the squid, shrimp or crabs for dinner tonight. Some vendors also provide ready-to-eat seafood if you are hungry while doing your shopping.

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Special thanks to Huang Yu-sen, the author of What fun to have in Penghu
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Bonus Attractions

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South Seas Visitor Center

Planning an island hopping? South Seas Visitor Center, 2-minute walk from Pier 3, provides services to make ease of your trip. Offering boat rentals and free travel consulting, the visitor center will make planning a day trip to Qimei and Wangan hassle-free.

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Profond's ViVi Square

Being more extra than our Penghu Airport and Magong Harbor Stores, ViVi Square has a dedicated area for handcraft fun. At ViVi Square, you can DIY your own gel candles and shelled picture frames so you can go home with your handmade, one-of-the-kind souvenir. The store also has many postcards with Penghu's scenic beauties; postal service is provided as well.

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Penghu Visitor Center

Located next to ViVi Square, Penghu Visitor Center provides professional travel consulting service including guides and maps for attractions and delicacies. The interior has an artificial landscape of the nature in Penghu. With models of showing the columnar joints and basalt cliff, Penghu Visitor Center displays the nature, culture, humanity and history that is of Penghu.

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Stir-fried Seafood

Freshly fished seafood from fish, shrimp, crabs, squid, oysters, urchins to seaweed… all the varieties you can get at the local stir-fried restaurants. Have a tableful of mouth-watering seafood, prepared in different styles, whether it's steamed, cooked, stir-fried or deep-fried… all on menus to meet your liking with a pricing that is friendlier than others!  

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Squid Thin Noodles

Squid, a commonly used cooking ingredient at many restaurants, is one of the most popular seafood in Penghu. It is the essence of a lot of dishes on the island and favored by many locals. The thin noodles are served with chopped and perfectly cooked squid with a sprinkle of minced celery… the refreshing seafoody taste is within every sip. It's so simply but yet, complex with layers of nostalgia.

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Steamed Oysters

Seafood is the must-have while in Penghu and oysters are the most well-loved among it. Stacks of bamboo steamers, full of freshly steamed oysters within, are prepared for locals and visitors around the world. Juicy and succulent oysters, filled with a hint of natural saltiness from the ocean, guarantee satisfaction with every slurp. 

Recommended Store / Fu Oyster House
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Grilled Sausages & Glutinous Rice Sausages

A low-key food vendor on the side of the street, this is a place where many people crowd and hang out with each other. It's a street vendor for sausage as well as Oden and glutinous rice sausage. The charred sausages make the spitting sound as they are being readied on the grill. With lavish-using of garlic, every bite of the sausage brings you closer to the food heaven. The sausages make a perfect match with the mouth-watering glutinous rice sausages at the vendor.

Recommended Store / A-Bao Sausage Street Vendor
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Cactus Sorbet

The crown of icy desserts, cactus sorbet is your must-try while visiting Penghu! Many ice cream parlors in the crowded Zhongzheng Road area sell varieties of the icy cactus. As sorbet, ice cream, shaved ice and popsicles, the crimson cactus sorbet is sweet and sour and has a refreshing taste. Don't leave Penghu without trying it first.

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Shaved Ice with Grass Jelly & Iced Grass Jelly

Never short of a waiting queue, grass jelly has a high popularity that cannot be beat. Comes in as iced, drinks or with shaved ice, grass jelly can also be added with taro, tapioca, sago, red beans, fresh cream and more. The ice used for shaved ice is also made with grass jelly juice so your every spoonful is guaranteed with the delight of grass jelly.

Recommended Store / Yukou Grass Jelly
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Lemonade

The cure for summertime heat, lemonade is your best friend through the season! Using freshly squeezed lemon juice and some white sugar, the lemonade remains the natural sour taste of lemons but with a hint of sweetness that replenishes your summer spirit.

Recommended Store / Lou the Real Lemon Juice
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Recommeded Food

Stir-fried Seafood

Freshly fished seafood from fish, shrimp, crabs, squid, oysters, urchins to seaweed… all the varieties you can get at the local stir-fried restaurants. Have a tableful of mouth-watering seafood, prepared in different styles, whether it's steamed, cooked, stir-fried or deep-fried… all on menus to meet your liking with a pricing that is friendlier than others!  

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Recommeded Food

Squid Thin Noodles

Squid, a commonly used cooking ingredient at many restaurants, is one of the most popular seafood in Penghu. It is the essence of a lot of dishes on the island and favored by many locals. The thin noodles are served with chopped and perfectly cooked squid with a sprinkle of minced celery… the refreshing seafoody taste is within every sip. It's so simply but yet, complex with layers of nostalgia.

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Recommeded Food

Steamed Oysters

Seafood is the must-have while in Penghu and oysters are the most well-loved among it. Stacks of bamboo steamers, full of freshly steamed oysters within, are prepared for locals and visitors around the world. Juicy and succulent oysters, filled with a hint of natural saltiness from the ocean, guarantee satisfaction with every slurp. 

Recommended Store / Fu Oyster House
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Recommeded Food

Grilled Sausages & Glutinous Rice Sausages

A low-key food vendor on the side of the street, this is a place where many people crowd and hang out with each other. It's a street vendor for sausage as well as Oden and glutinous rice sausage. The charred sausages make the spitting sound as they are being readied on the grill. With lavish-using of garlic, every bite of the sausage brings you closer to the food heaven. The sausages make a perfect match with the mouth-watering glutinous rice sausages at the vendor.

Recommended Store / A-Bao Sausage Street Vendor
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Recommeded Food

Cactus Sorbet

The crown of icy desserts, cactus sorbet is your must-try while visiting Penghu! Many ice cream parlors in the crowded Zhongzheng Road area sell varieties of the icy cactus. As sorbet, ice cream, shaved ice and popsicles, the crimson cactus sorbet is sweet and sour and has a refreshing taste. Don't leave Penghu without trying it first.

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Recommeded Food

Shaved Ice with Grass Jelly & Iced Grass Jelly

Never short of a waiting queue, grass jelly has a high popularity that cannot be beat. Comes in as iced, drinks or with shaved ice, grass jelly can also be added with taro, tapioca, sago, red beans, fresh cream and more. The ice used for shaved ice is also made with grass jelly juice so your every spoonful is guaranteed with the delight of grass jelly.

Recommended Store / Yukou Grass Jelly
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Recommeded Food

Lemonade

The cure for summertime heat, lemonade is your best friend through the season! Using freshly squeezed lemon juice and some white sugar, the lemonade remains the natural sour taste of lemons but with a hint of sweetness that replenishes your summer spirit.

Recommended Store / Lou the Real Lemon Juice