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Lungshan Temple 艋舺龍山寺

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4 6834 Reviews

Monday: 18:00 – 22:00

4.4

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Introduction

The Lungshan Temple houses hundred of statues of Buddhist, Taoist, and Confucian deities. The temple mixes traditional Chinese siheyuan ("four-building courtyard") with palace architecture in its design. The temple is divided into front hall, main hall, rear hall, right wing and left wing. Painting of vivid creatures grace the temple walls, and stone statues of mystical creatures guard the temple grounds. The joining of wall and roof did not use any nails or braces made of metal. Covered by overtapping tiles, the temple roof is decorated with figures of dragon, phoenix and other auspicious creatures. The figures are decorated with porcelain, clay, and shards of colored glass. They represent the pinnacle of mosaic art in Taiwan. The temple has been declared a Secondary National Heritage Site.

Information

Themes
Religious Venues
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-23025162
FAX
+886-2-23060749
Address
No. 211, Guangzhou St., Wanhua Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

Sunday: 18:00 – 22:00
Monday: 18:00 – 22:00
Tuesday: 18:00 – 22:00
Wednesday: 18:00 – 22:00
Thursday: 18:00 – 22:00
Friday: 18:00 – 22:00
Saturday: 18:00 – 22:00

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

BL Bannan Line Longshan Temple

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Review

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  1. 9 Terrible
  2. 70 Poor
  3. 933 Average
  4. 999+ Very good
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Traveler type

  1. 999+ Families
  2. 999+ Couples
  3. 999+ Solo
  4. 274 Business
  5. 999+ Friends
  • 275MichaelG

    Cobble Hill

    Very cool

    2019-11

    Temple very close to my hotel so I ventured in to it my first temple not sure how old but they are such unique buildings
  • Premrapea

    Beautiful Temple

    2019-11

    Beautiful Temple and lots of tourist visit this temple, recommend to provide in English version to explain somehow
  • TravellerMan72

    Oslo, Norway

    very touristy and busy old temple

    2019-11

    We visited this temple in our last day in Taipei. There are many temples in Taiwan but Longshan Temple in Taipei is one of largest and oldest temples in Taiwan. Entrance is free, but the temple is often crowded with many locals and tourists. It was interesting to see many people parying with incense sticks and some leaving offerings. It's not the most beautiful temple in Taiwan but very decorated with much details, architecture and design.
  • Sandy5259

    Vancouver, Canada

    Traveler type:

    Couples

    Nice to see lots of people praying and Making offerings

    2019-11

    Unlike almost all the other temples we have visited, This temple has a large area where people can purchase beautiful flowers for offerings. There were lots of people here giving prayers with incense when we arrived. Lots of opportunities for cultural photos. Glad we came.
  • yogiacomo

    Traveler type:

    Friends getaway

    Crowded but...

    2019-11

    It was a busy Saturday afternoon at the temple. But just a little patience was all you needed for enjoying the oldest temple in Taipei. Definitely worth seeing and pay attention to the detail.

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