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Longshan Temple

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Many festivals and celebrations are held in Lungshan, often called "meeting place of the gods" for the wealth of deities worshipped here. Lungshan means "Dragon Mountain."
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No.211 Guangzhou Street,Wanhua District | No.211 Guangzhou Street,Wanhua District, Taipei, Taipei 211, Taiwan
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As Taiwan's oldest temple built 280 years ago in 1738, this is one temple we had to include in our itinerary when we visited Taipei. The temple is in honor of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy. It comprises a few buildings and is located conveniently...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank JeffLeong
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there on our last day in Taipei very early in the morning before our flight in the afternoon at 4.35pm. It was very easily accessible with a designated MRT station using the same name as Longshan Temple. We happened to encounter the ceremony...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a lot of tour groups and certainly not the most impressive or interesting temple in Taipie. I found Bao'an Temple far more worthwhile.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple is not very big and it visited by a lot of people, most come to pray and few tourists. The place is very friendly and has impressive decorations, even without knowing the local culture you can feel the spirituality of the place. This...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Serg O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the oldest temples in Taipei. Full of worshipers . Incense sticks, Huge red candles, Fruits , Flowers add to its beauty.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gagan_Gupta_1975
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple was not very big but it was an interesting experience taking a look at how the temple in Taiwan looks like

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank huiminlim99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Longshan Temple is not only and firstly a great place to pray, it is also a great place for tourists. You can see what is the religion like here. If you stay for several weeks, several months or even several years, find a friend...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Steeve P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Probably one of the most famous temples in Taipei My visit to this temple is mainly to pay my respects and to pray for safety while traveling there If you are buddhist, come here to pray. If you are more of a tourist, this is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Law0000
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Temple dates from the early 20th century, on the site of a much older temple. Amazingly intricate carving of dragons on the roofs and carvings/designs everywhere. Clearly a very spiritual place for a lot of local people - very busy and interesting. Hard not to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AndGeo01
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

If you are not much into spiritual or religious stuff you can skip Libgshan temple. There is nothing much to see. When we arrived there there was a prayer or ceremony going on so we didnt stay long. Almost everything is marked in Chinese too...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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March 29, 2018|
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Response from ChingchunLee | Reviewed this property |
Wearing shorts to vistit the temple is OK.
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December 4, 2017|
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Sorry Natti. I am not sure.
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October 3, 2017|
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Response from crablover2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are 2-3 a few blocks from Longshan Temple on the left, right, and behind. Can't remember their names, but one of them is the famous 'Snake Alley' night market.