There are totals of 558 stone weirs in Penghu, and up to 88 of them are distributed around Jibeiyu. They rank first in the world both in terms of number and density. Local ancestors fed generations of offspring toiling away with these stone weir, therefore, Jibeiyu has all the reasons in the world to be called “home of the stone weir”.
Qi meiyu has only one stone weir, but because it is shaped like two hearts both beautiful and romantic, it is famous for being the "twin hearts stone weir”. It had been voted the No. 1 most beautiful scene in Penghu consecutively. Originally, the twin hearts stone weir was built out of basalt and coral reefs as traditional traps for fishing. Soon after the catches had gradually decreased these days, but the twin hearts design of the stone weir has attracted endless tourists here to visit.
Twin hearts stone weir is the most well-preserved stone weir in the entire Penghu. If you want to see the twin hearts stone weir, make sure to check the tide ebb time for that day to see the complete twin hearts shaped stone weir.
Penghu Stone Weir Festival
Penghu Stone Weir Festival is a very big event for tourism in Penghu. In addition to allowing tourists to experience the special stone weir tour, celebrities are also invited to perform. Opening ceremonies are hosted,and there is also the stone weir fishing experience. That is where tourists can enter the weir atrium with the stone weir owner, and net fishes that are trapped inside the stone weir. Its also complete with activities of the Penghu Gourmet Carnival. The resource of stone weir has become the best humanity's tourism resource in Penghu, driving the tourism in Penghu.
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Take the Qi meiyu country road, head north and you will reach Twin Hearts Stone Weir.