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  • Kaohsiung Confucius Temple


    Kaohsiung Confucius Temple

    Grand temple complex on the edge of Kaohsiung’s Lotus Pond

    Kaohsiung Confucius Temple (高雄左營孔子廟) is Taiwan’s biggest temple dedicated to Confucius, considered to be the most influential sage in the whole of Chinese history. Located on the north side of […] More

  • Yinhe Cave Temple


    Yinhe Cave Hiking Trail

    Easy hike that can be extended to Maokong Gondola

    The Yinhe Cave Hiking Trail (銀河洞越嶺步道) is a well known hiking trail in New Taipei that leads to Yinhe Cave Temple. A spectacular cave temple built on a mountain cliff, […] More

  • Taipei Confucius Temple

    Taipei Confucius Temple

    Taiwan’s most prominent Confucius temple

    The Taipei Confucius Temple (臺北市孔廟), situated at the original location of the Confucius residence, is the most ancient and revered Confucius temple in the world. The more than 2,000 year […] More

  • The Lin Family Mansion and Garden

    The Lin Family Mansion and Garden

    Magnificently pretty Chinese-style estate

    The Lin Family Mansion and Garden (林本源園邸) is a lavish estate containing a three-courtyard house and a traditional Chinese garden. Construction started in 1847, and took over 40 years to […] More

  • Baguashan in Taichung


    Take a hike up the the big Buddha looking over Taichung

    Baguashan (八卦山) is a 26-meter tall Buddha and Buddhist complex atop a hillside park, offering stunning views over the cities of Chunghua and Taichung. As well as climbing up the […] More

  • Chihkan Tower Tainan


    Chihkan Tower

    Famous complex with various uses over its long history

    The Chihkan Tower (赤崁樓), previously known as Fort Provintia, is a former Dutch outpost in the city of Tainan. First built in 1652, it has since gone through various revisions […] More