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Fun in Lugang Cultural Heritage


One-day Lukang tour 

⇒ Explore the temples of Lukang and its traditional red bricks houses;
⇒ Dig into the history of Lukang and enjoy the famous local food;


Overview:

Lukang is a historical old town in central Taiwan, which was once one of the three important harbors during the Ching Dynasty( around the 18th to 19th century). This place gives you an awesome reminder of the old times of Taiwan. Furthermore, the ancestors of Lukang were mainly from Hokkien Province, China. Therefore, you can see a lot of Hokkien-style architecture( traditional red bricks houses & temples), taste some traditional food, and see local handicrafts in Lukang.

 

What’s more, Taiwan had been colonized by Japan for 50 years, so you will also be surrounded by the Japanese atmosphere when taking a walk in the Lukang’s old street.

 

Lukang is famous for its well-preserved cultural and historical heritage. You might feel like you are traveling back in time when you take a walk in the old street.

 

Start your adventure by exploring this antique town. Your sightseeing route includes stops at Longshan Temple, Lukang Old Streets, Osmanthus Lane Village, Lukang Tianhou Temple, Lukang Folk Arts Museum. You might learn the local culture, history, and traditions by strolling along with these stunning places.

 

Itinerary:

Day 1:

Your Hotel Longshan Temple → Lukang Old Streets → Osmanthus Lane Village → Lukang Tianhou Temple → Lukang Folk Arts Museum

Your Hotel: UNION HOUSE Lukang

Lunch: Traditional local food( steamed buns, traditional vermicelli, seansoned millet mush, tofu pudding, etc.)

 

10:00am-10:30am hotel pick up

11:00am Longshan Temple

11:30am Lukang Old Streets

2:00pm Osmanthus Lane Village

2:30pm Lukang Tianhou Temple

3:00pm Lukang Folk Arts Museum

4:30 return to hotel

Lukang Tianhou Temple

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Lukang Tianhou Temple was built at the end of the Ming Dynasty and the beginning of the Qing Dynasty; the temple enshrines Goddess Mazu, which was one of tutelary gods for people in the Minnan area in early days. In the 3rd year of Emperor Yongzheng in the Qing Dynasty (1725), Shi, Shi-bang contributed the place and relocated the Mazu Temple to the current location today.


Osmanthus Lane Villlage

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Lukang Japanese Lodging House was used to be the staff’s lodging of Lukang local government and school. In 2008, it was subsidized to be renovated to its unadorned features by the Tourism Bureau of M.O.T.C. Nowadays Lukang local government created the Japanese Lodging house named Lukang Art Village, which promotes Lukang-style art creations and folk crafts passing down.


Lukang Old Street

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This street is made up of the curved, red-tiled lanes of today's Putou, Yaolin, and Dayou streets. Both sides of the streets are lined with newly renovated old-style shop buildings that feature intensely interesting internal room layouts and old-style exteriors. Here you can feel some of the atmosphere of old Lukang.

Lukang Longshan Temple

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Lukang is one of the important historical towns in Taiwan. It is the town for well preserved historical cites, old houses, old temples and folk arts. Longshan Temple is called the Forbidden City in Taiwan. It is the best among the 8 great scenes of Lukang. Longshan Temple in Lukang was originally a small temple in Lukang. Later it was remodeled by local residents to be the current larger scale. The temple was beautifully designed. It is seated facing the west with the back to the east.

Note:

1. If you are a vegetarian, you should tell us beforehand.

2. You should be punctual at the time we have scheduled.

3. Please bring your phone with you all the time in case the tour guide calls you.

4. The itinerary we provide is for the reference only. The tour guide might modify the itinerary under any circumstances, such as time, weather, etc.

5. Please bring your umbrella, medicine, jacket, etc with you in case you need them.

6. After you have agreed to pay the tour, you should undertake the responsibility of paying an extra fee if you decide to cancel or change the schedule.

7. If you have any questions about the tour, you should contact us in advance.