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This is absolutely one of the most beautiful temples in Taiwan. If you happen to be in Taipei, make the day trip to see this temple. There is a lot of detail in the carvings all over the building and you can combine this with...More
This temple is famous for its architecture and a lot of Japanese like to sightsee and watch it very closely. Actually, different to most temples in Taiwan , the sculptures are very sophisticated and detailed. The poles, the roof and in between all are very...More
The Tourist Information desk at Taipei Main Station wrote out which platform and train number to catch to get to Yingge. Train ride took about 30 mins and 5 or 6 stops, very easy & cheap to pay with my Easycard.
Caught a taxi outside...More
Absolutely beautiful old Taoist temple with lots of intricately carved stone details throughout.
The temple has been reconstructed three times with it's origins dating back to the 18th century.
Pictures don't do the details justice - definitely worth a visit to fully appreciate the level...More
It is a interesting temple, which is located right at the center of the township. Thus, you can see the importance of this temple to the residents there.
It is huge and the worshippers there are feverent in their prayers and beliefs. The classic chinese...More
Sanxia Zushi Temple 三峽清水祖師廟 offers the best example of carved stone pillars in Taiwan. Longshan Temple 龍山寺 pales in comparison. Other architectural details can keep a photographer busy and excited for hours.
A beautifully preserved temple where the main deity is the Patriarch of Clearwater Cave, a monk with miraculous spiritual and healing powers from Fujian Province. Upstairs, in addition to the bell and drum towers are an excellent room dedicated to the 60 Year Gods (Tai...More
Yingge, with a 200-year history in pottery, is one of the earliest settlements of Taiwan, thus earning the reputation of “Taiwan’s Jingdezhen”. Constructed with exposed concrete and steel structures, the Yingge Ceramics Museum is a landmark presenting rustic beauty. Walk into Yingge Old Street and feel the pieces of brick and tiles lightly emitting a historical and cultural atmosphere. Stroke the
potteries to sympathize with the hundred-year-old artistic essence by aged masters. Reputed as the hall of eastern art, “Sanxia Zushi (Divine Ancestor) Temple is a temple built with an ancient technique. The groups of bygone architectures and baroque-style plaques of Sanxia Old Street still retain their former self. Once known as Sanjiaoyong street, Minquan street used to be the gathering grounds of the once-prosperous cloth dying industry. The Sanxia Dye Workshop was established to keep the blue-dye culture from disappearing. Visit this little village of art to delicately experience local humanities and scenic nature.Visit a small town rich with arts and experience local cultural features and natural landscapes in detail!