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Taipei: Longshan Temple

The Longshan Temple is one of the most famous worshipped temples in Taiwan. In 1738, settlers from Fujian, China constructed a temple in Wanhua, Taipei on the site where a man left an amulet of Guanyin (Goddess of Mercy) hanging from a tree. Legend has it that the amulet gave off a bright light, even… Continue reading Taipei: Longshan Temple

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Taipei: Bopiliao Old Street

Located near Longshan Temple, the Bopiliao Old Street is recently one of the most popular attractions in Taipei City. The street has undergone different period of the Qing Dynasty from 1644 to 1911, Japanese colonial period from 1945 to 1949, and after World War II period. It retains the looks from two hundred years ago… Continue reading Taipei: Bopiliao Old Street

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Maokong Taipei: Gondola and Muzha Tea Plantations

Next to the zoo is the Maokong Gondola station.Opened on July 4, 2007, the Maokong Gondola runs between Taipei Zooand Maokong. The total length of the line is 4,030 meters. The line has four stations: Taipei Zoo outside the Taipei Zoo Taipei Zoo South the Taipei Zoo Zhinan Temple Maokong When operating, the fares are… Continue reading Maokong Taipei: Gondola and Muzha Tea Plantations