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Longshan Street,Lugang Township, Taiwan
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is an old temple surrounded by many shops, great street food, full of fun activities for kids I even was able to have my nails done!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ana M
Reviewed February 23, 2019 via mobile

A little bit away out of the main touristy area, this is a beautiful temple to visit both during the day and night.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 17, 2018

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.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank angiesiew
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kimitakas
Reviewed October 10, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sam T
Reviewed May 26, 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Vicente8
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank kissane
Reviewed November 6, 2017

This is a stunning historical place. If you want to soak up the ambience and history of Lukang, this should definitely be on the list of temples you visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
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