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Address: No.211 Guangzhou Street,Wanhua District | No.211 Guangzhou Street,Wanhua District, Taipei, Taipei 211, Taiwan
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+886 2 2302 5162
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Many festivals and celebrations are held in Lungshan, often called...

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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Beautiful temple but beware of crowds!

Longshan temple is such a beautiful temple - it doesn't look it from the outside, but you'll be wowed once you step inside. Because it's soon Chinese new years in Taiwan, there... read more

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Longshan temple is such a beautiful temple - it doesn't look it from the outside, but you'll be wowed once you step inside. Because it's soon Chinese new years in Taiwan, there was loads of paper lantern an other decoration (might be why I found it so bright and colourful!). When walking in, there's a beautiful waterfall just to your... More 

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Bergen, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The temple itself is very nice, and it is not too big and not too small to make the tour worthwhile. And whatever your views on religion, once there, do as the locals do! Get some incense, buy a little piece of food for the Buddha (you can take it home again afterwards!), and do the proper ceremony! Get your... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The temple is nice, located right next to the subway station. The structure is very impressive with typical taiwanese style. Remember to buy some lucky charms inside. The staff speak English to get what you'd like to pray for. If you have time, the vicinity also has a market, shops and restaurants

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Cairo, Egypt
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Longshan Temple visit was spritiually enlightening and calming.The place calms you down from within and one feels connected to the heavens above.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited the Temple on a Sunday, it was very busy as you would expect. The incense was sometimes overpowering due to the number of people worshiping at the Temple.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Although it fill up with tourist but still worth a visit to pray for a safe trip. There are many fortune teller outside the temple who can give us a word of advise. (Real or not, depend on yourself, how much you willing to believe) many vegetarian stall as well, there is a bun stall that is nice as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Most Taiwanese are Buddhist. This is a well kept, detailed temple. The colors and design is mesmerizing. After exploring, go across the street to the night market. Try Huzhou Bian. Just walk through snake alley and find stall 156 in the second part of the market. In the stall front, you will see two clay ovens which look like bamboo... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Chinese temples normally are small and full of details (Dragons!), this temple has a waterfall and a gate after the main door which makes the entry something special. For me was a good tranquil and relaxing experience, you could feel the power of the prayers. This temple is a mixture of buddhism, Chinese gods and demigods, so they are several... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Suggest to visit a temple at night time. Beautiful and ancient. I feel so calm to be here. The management is so good and there is a small night market next to the temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lungshan Temple is located in the district Manka of Taipei. It was founded in 1738 and dedicated to the buddhist goddess of Mercy. Lungshan Temple of today is no longer in the original buildingd constructed in 1738. It was rebuilt in 1919 and completed in 1924.

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