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I think there are two Long Shan temples in Taiwan. One is at Taipei and this is at Lugang. This is older and impressive nevertheless. The building has a very elegant feel. You feel at peace here. Old trees, nice decorative ceilings. Really nice.
There are many Taoist temples in Taiwan, but Buddhist temples are maybe less. Longshan temple is an authentic Buddhist temple, which is among the important national ancient cultural sites. The entrance is free. The ceiling of the gate is remarkable.
It's one of the 5 Longshan Temples in Taiwan. It has everything you expect in the traditional Taiwanese temple. If you are a lover of the traditional architecture of each country you visit, don't miss it. Take a closer look at the wall, the column,...More
There are many temples in Lukang. This one stands out with its beauty. Its design is elegant but not overly complexed. I went to it through a small alley followed a sign and doubted the sign was wrong. However, when I saw it at the...More
Large and peaceful yard. Benches to seat below the ancient wooden roof and its beautiful wood structure.
Perfect place for meditation, with inspiring Buddhist chanting at times in the building at the back of the temple.
Wonderful example of 18th century Taiwanese temple design. The expansive 10,000sq. meter complex includes impressive entrance gates, large halls featuring exquisitely carved stone dragons, beautifully crafted wood latticework and brightly painted beams and walls. There is an interesting exhibit (in English and Chinese) that details...More
I enjoyed my visit here, but it was less impressive than I had expected (after reading about it in guidebooks). I had made a special visit to Lukang to see the temple, and was a little disappointed. It's old, certainly, and I would certainly go...More