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Lugang Longshan Temple

Longshan Street,Lugang Township, Taiwan
+886 4 777 2472
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Old and beautiful temple

There are many temples in Lukang. This one stands out with its beauty. Its design is elegant but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sam T
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California
Buddhist chanting

Large and peaceful yard. Benches to seat below the ancient wooden roof and its beautiful wood... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Vicente8
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Longshan Street,Lugang Township, Taiwan
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+886 4 777 2472
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 27 May 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.

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Reviewed 12 April 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

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Reviewed 9 December 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

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Reviewed 7 November 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.

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Although it's not as shiny as modern temples, with a very simple gate, it is extensive and the halls have many historical architecural and ornamental elements well worth the detour a bit away from the rest of Lukang's attractions. Be aware that there is no...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

When i arrived in Lukang this was my first place to visit and as well as being the largest temple in the town it is also the best preserved Fujianese architectural style from the Qing dynasty. Take a look at the wonderful carved ceiling which...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is a very scenic en quite place. We really loved this spot during day time and at night. The old vibe is superb

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you want to study Taiwanese history or architecture, this town and this temple should be a"must" stop. You appreciate more if you can arrange for a knowledgeable guide to explain the religious meanings and architectural details of ancient building techniques. Plan one or two...More

Thank Sweson Y
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Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

No I can't tell you about its history all I know is I've heard of this place ever since alongside Tian Hou Temple both have rich history

1  Thank daikin
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