We visited on a rainy day and the place was packed. Beautiful and very colorful, but similar to many other temples.
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Longshan Temple is one of the central places of worship to the Buddhists of Taipei. It is a reverential place and though they encourage tourism, this is certainly not just a tourist attraction. After you pass through the main gate, there is a wide open...More
In this temple you see the locals come for prayer as well as tourists looking around. Take a little time, stand off to the side and just observe..... It was helpful to take a tour to better understand the ceremonies and who is being prayed...More
This place is very peaceful. I suggest you go to this place early in the morning so that you can see the locals praying. at the entrance on the right side there is a beautiful waterfalls and inside you can see the beautiful architectural design...More
I had the privilege to visit this temple and to listen to one of the most beautiful chats I heard. Women and men, young and old, were chatting in such a beautiful harmonious way. I was really honored to be there at that time, which...More
I went here last February and it was crowded. Apparaently, it was Chinese New Year at that time. The temple is full and everybody is praying while smoking incense. There were also lanterns lit at night.
I think there was an event when I visited since there were tables of food offerings and plenty of people praying/burning incense sticks. It was a nice experience to watch and learn.
At the heart of Old Taipei City, Longshan Temple, or Dragon Mountain Temple in Mandarin boasts a mixture of all kinds of Chinese Gods and Goddesses, including Guanyin Bodhisattva, Guangon the Warrior God, and the Old Man under the Moon (AKA the Chinese Cupid). Chinese...More