Wen Wu Temple, Taichung

Wenwu Temple was established in BC1812, which was meant to be a place for youth people advocating the loyalty and learning martial arts. The Wen Shrine worships the Wenchang Dijun while the Wu Temple worships the Guansheng Dijun. Two temples lines each other in a wall. In that, the two are together called Wenwu Temple.

two stone lions on the two sides of the entrance..

the stone lions overlooking the Sun Moon Lake..

the view of the Lake from the temple..

let's explore..

our Taiwanese tour guide

The architecture of the temple has the palace style of northern China
It is of a large and imposing structure, with three separate halls.

intricate carvings of the dragon..

look at the beautifully designed pillar and ceiling..

wind chimes for wishes..

the fan above is so unique..
We went inside to offer prayers..

another magnificent carvings of the heavenly dragons..


  1. Looks like a nice temple to visit.

  2. Hmm....the lion overlooking the lake. I wonder what it signifies. :D

  3. i was going to ask got pics for the sun moon lake ar? heheheh....

  4. Wonderful and unusual stone lions!

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  5. Nice temple! I like the dragons carving!

  6. Khengsiong: Wenchang Dijun (Patron of Promotions and Success in Examinations)

  7. Hey, thanks so much for the info. I'd like to go there sumday. ^_^

  8. wonderful architecture! wish to visit it one day!..wink!


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