Taipei Journals

090412 Temple of Earth God

An April 2009 trip to Taipei by YouthTravelTaiwan

Earth God Photo, Taipei, Taiwan More Photos
Quote: 烘爐地 土地公廟
Earth God Photo, Taipei, Taiwan
We decided to go up to the Hongludi Temple of Earth god on impulse after finishing our Myanmar cuisines. Finding out we just missed the shuttle bus, which departs every hour, we took a taxi and when we got onto the hill, the driver told us he once drove exactly one hour during Chinese new year to get to the temple because the roads uphill were winding and narrow so it's been packed all the time.We decided to take off in the middle of the hills, walking uphill to the temple. By the time we got there, I was so surprised to see numerous religious believer, each holding incense in hand, waiting in line to worship the Earth God, said to be the most efficacious Earth God around Taiwan. We just w...Read More