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Longshan Temple

The Longshan Temple in Taipei, Taiwan is a testament not only to the historical architectural styles of the Taiwanese but also to their enduring spirit. The temple was constructed in the early 18th century by immigrants from Fujian, China who wanted their own place of worship. Since then the temple has been totally or partially destroyed many times by earthquakes, fires and WWII bombs. Even though many artefacts and precious artworks were lost over the years, the people continued to rebuild the temple, which is now viewed as one of the best examples of classic Chinese architecture in Taiwan.

  • Explore the array of shops that surround Longshan Temple and you will find an eclectic mixture of antiques, Buddhist icons and Chinese medicine that will make unique reminders of your trip to Taipei.
  • Visit Longshan Temple on the 1st and 15th day of each lunar month, when white-clad Buddhists parade through the temple, making merit by lighting incense and performing chants.
  • Take a tour of the main hall of the temple where you will find intricately carved wooden figures, including one of the largest Buddha statues in Taipei City.

Longshan Temple is situated in the Wanhua District of Taipei, one of the central districts of the city, so it is easy to reach using public transportation. If you are taking the MRT subway, just get off at the Longshan Temple station, which is right next to the temple. Similarly, you can take the TRA train from various parts of Taipei and get off at Wanhua Station, which can be either a ten-minute walk or a short taxi ride from the temple. The area is filled with outdoor markets and interesting shops, so the best way to explore the area is on foot.

Hotels near Longshan Temple

159 hotels near Longshan Temple

1 Taipei Garden Hotel

5 stars
4.6 / 5 20 reviews

No.1 Sec.2, Zhonghua Rd., Zhongzheng District, Map

Taipei Garden Hotel is a luxurious urban base with plush accommodations and modern facilities set close to the business and commercial districts. Aside from splurging on fashionable items at the... More

2 E House Hotel Ximending

3 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

8F,No. 76,Kunming St., Wanhua Dist. Wanhua District, Map

The grand opening for E-House was held in 2013. Situated in western district of Taipei City and at the Ximending Commercial District with internationalization and high degree of spending, e-House... More

3 Just Sleep Ximending Taipei

3 stars
4.0 / 5 28 reviews

41 Zhong Hua Road, Section 1, Taipei Map

Cosmopolitan business and leisure travellers can revel Taipei culture in the heritage-rich district while staying at the modern Just Sleep Ximending Taipei Hotel. This hotel places tourist close to... More

4 Backpackers Inn Taipei

3 stars
1.0 / 5 2 reviews

No. 84, Huaining Street, Zhongzheng Street Map

Travellers looking to a find suitable base with comfortable accommodations and central location in bustling Taipei can stay at Backpackers Inn Taipei. From this value-for-money budget inn, tourists... More

5 Amba Taipei Ximending

4 stars
4.2 / 5 16 reviews

No.77, Sec. 2, Wuchang St., Ximending Map

Featuring a blend of modern comforts and creative interiors, Amba Hotel Taipei makes for a chic haven for sophisticated travellers visiting Taipei. While in the Taiwan capital, visitors can catch... More

6 Beauty Hotels Taipei - Hotel B7

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

No.111, Sec. 1, Chongqing S. Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Map

Beauty Hotels Taipei - Hotel B7 is situated at the intersection of Chongqing South Road and Hengyang Road. It only takes 5 to 8 minutes from Hotel B7 to MRT NTU Hospital Station Exist 1. Not only... More

7 itrip Taipei Inn

3 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

9/F-2, NO. 36 Xining South Road, Ximending Map

Nestled in the heart of the vibrant shopping district in Taipei, Itrip Taipei Inn makes for a convenient base for travellers looking to have a fun time in the Taiwan capital. Aside from shopping... More

8 inhouse Hotel Taipei

4 stars
4.3 / 5 27 reviews

No.107, Xining S. Rd., Ximending, Taipei, Taiwan 108 Map

With comfortable accommodations set close to local tourist and historic attractions, Inhouse Hotel Taipei makes for a convenient starting base for vacationers exploring the Taiwanese capital.... More

9 Beauty Hotels Taipei - Hotel B6

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

No.106, Sec2, Wichang STreet, Map

Chic and contemporary, Beauty Hotels Taipei Hotel B6 makes for an ideal base for business and leisure travellers visiting bustling Taipei. This value-for-money hotel is near the Ximending shopping... More

10 CityInn Hotel Plus - Ximending Branch

3 stars
4.3 / 5 21 reviews

No.63, Baoqing Road, Ximending Dist. Map

Featuring cosy and intimate spaces with latest facilities and chic furnishings, CityInn Hotel Plus - Ximending Branch makes for an ideal haven for modern travellers in Taipei. Aside from stylish... More