Explore the world with tourHQ

2.5-Hour Private Tour Of Taipei's Longshan Temple



  • Tour Category

    Private Tour

  • Tour Types

    Religious, History, Walking

  • Duration

    2.5 Hours

  • Activity Level


  • Language



Visit the spiritual heart of Taiwan, the Mengjia Longshan Temple, built in 1738 by settlers from Fujian as a gathering place for Chinese settlers. Located in the old village of Taipei, Wanhua District, this temple has stood the test of time and lasted through several natural disasters and wars. Understand why Longshan Temple is a beautiful mix of the Taoist, Buddhist, and Confucian faiths.

  • Admire the temple's architecture and learn about the different gods
  • Get initiated into the ways of praying and traditional ceremonies at the temple
  • Longshan Temple Tour expand_more
    • We will begin our experience from the main gate of the temple. Here, we will admire the facade and its many lanterns adorned with animals representing different years according to the Chinese calendar. We will enter the temple from the gate on the right, known as Dragon Entrance or Dragon's Mouth, and follow the worshippers' path.
    • Inside, the guide will show you the various dragons and tell you more about the gods they each represent. You will also learn about the offerings favoured by each god, which range between incense, flowers, fruits, and candies. Walking around, the guide will also introduce you to the main traditional ceremony performed in this temple - devotees come here primarily to seek good fortune, health, and even guidance in marriage. Finally, we will exit the temple from the Tiger Entrance (Tiger's Mouth) on the left side, ensuring a complete tour of the temple and having gained an understanding of its religious and cultural significance. 
What's Included
  • English-speaking tour guide
What's Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fees (if applicable)
Cancellation Policy

For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

Refund of 80% of the tour price.
Tour Reviews
  • Lily
    Awe-inspiring Temple

    Longshan Temple is a must-visit attraction in Taipei. Its stunning facade and intricate details are truly awe-inspiring.

  • Takumi
    Cultural Insight
  • Hugo
    Unique Architecture
  • Mei
    Awe-inspiring Dragons
  • Kai
    Fascinating Dragons

    The dragons inside the temple are fascinating, and Daphne's explanations about each of them and their corresponding gods were very informative.

  • Muhammad
    Peaceful Ambience
  • Leilani
    Cultural Experience

    Visiting Longshan Temple was a great cultural experience. The guide, Brad taught us about the temple's religious significance and how it plays a role in the local community's everyday life.

  • Mei
    A Must-Visit Attraction
  • Koa
    Unique Offerings

    The different offerings to each god were unique and interesting, ranging from fruits to candies. It was fascinating to learn about the significance of each item.

  • Emily
    Beautiful and Serene
  • Nani
    Good Fortune Awaits

    As someone who believes in good luck, I was thrilled to learn that Longshan Temple is a popular destination for those seeking good fortune. The tour guide, Daphne taught us about the different rituals and practices that devotees engage in to seek blessings.

  • Takumi
    Cultural Insight
  • Keoni from Hawaii
    Beautiful Lanterns

    The lanterns adorning the temple's facade were beautiful, and it was interesting to learn about their significance in relation to the Chinese zodiac.

  • Anna
    Informative Guide
  • Malia from Hawaii
    Insightful Tour Guide

    Brad was very knowledgeable and insightful, providing us with interesting facts and stories about Longshan Temple. It was a great way to learn more about Taipei's history and culture.

  • Raj
    Enchanting and Spiritua
Starting From


USD 160 / group

Total number of people (Min: 1 , Max: 10)

Copyright © 2014 Tour HQ. All Rights Reserved

View full site