The Longshan temple was built in 1738 by Han settlers from Fujian (China). It served as place of worship and gathering for the Chinese settlers and went through numerous destructions by earthquakes and fires, but was always rebuilt. Today it belongs to the core architectural heritage of Taiwan. The Temple worships a mixture of Buddhist, Taoist, and local deities such as the Matsu.
01 Gate 02 Inner court 03 Temple 04 Incense tray
05 People praying 06 Flowers 07 Incense tray 08 Inside the temple 09 Inside the temple 10 Incense tray and pilgrims
11 Incense tray 12 Inner court at night 13 Buddha statue 14 Shrine 15 Night view
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