The Beiguan Park, also known as Lancheng Park is a famous coastal park located in the northeastern side of the Yilan County. Found within the Toucheng Township in Gengxin Village and with Nanguan to its south, the park serves as the entrance to the Lanyang Plain, a coast park with truly abundant landscapes. This is also where it got its name ‘Beiguan’, which translates to the northern pass.
During the Qing Dynasty, Beiguan served as a military outpost where Qing government soldiers camped and found refuge. As ordered by then-Emperor Jiaqing, it was initially set up to guard the Yilan area to the south that stands until today. It was known to be [Read more…]