Make sure that you have an understanding of the culture. There are certain ways and rule that must be followed to respect the culture. Once you do you can learn a lot
About Longshan Temple
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Was able to take part in the fortune prayers part. It's being renovated which was actually a treat because we were able to see what the completed parts looked like and compared them to the original. A friend guided us through so it was nice...More
great temple to visit for spiritual experience for the family, lovely design, nice buddha statues well worth a visit near city centre of taipeh making it convenient
Longshan Temple was one of the first things we saw in Taipei as we needed some way to spend time before being able to check in to our hotel. Since the temple was mentioned both in our guide book as well as the tourist map...More
An active temple with serious praying by many locals, And a lot of divining with the dropping of sticks, so in this way you can see the old culture of the place. They don't let people in the different halls, they are gated to protect...More
When I arrived there, there were a mass chanting by the Taiwan folks. Very peaceful hearing the mass chant. Temple is always my first place to go when I arrive at a foreign country is to pay respect to the gods for a smooth enjoyable...More
This is a truly beautiful temple! When we were there, there was chanting and praying; apparently this always happens. It was interesting looking at all the offerings which are left on the tables while the person prays and then takes them home and consumes them!...More
You can sense the history and culture in that place. Part of it was because of the age of the building also, there are many people there praying as well as asking for a hand in their ways of life.
Good place to spend some time sitting quietly and experiencing the quiet atmosphere. There is a nice small waterfall near the main gate.