Longshan Temple

One of the oldest temples in Taiwan, in the district of Wahua. The temple area is also very popular due to it’s markets.

The Longshan Temple was built by the first Chinese settles in 1738. In it’s long history, it has been destroyed or damaged many times, being renovated by the locals each time due to it’s significance. It is a popular place of worship and welcomes Buddhism and many traditional religions as well. It is also symbolic of classic Taiwanese architecture. The Wahua district, surrounding the temple also has some of the oldest and most bustling market streets, such as the Guangzhou and the Huaxi Night Markets, with a wide variety of shops and vendors and also many small eateries.