Same as the name, the lonely Lingquan Buddhist Temple is located on Yuemei Mountain. The temple, which has been built for more than hundreds of years, was the cradle of Buddhist Temple of north Taiwan. Buddha, Four King Kong, and Sakyamuni Buddha are worshiped in the temple. The icons of the guardian Chu Tian, Buddha, 16 sages, which were carved by Chi-Feng Lin, a famous sculptor from Fujian. Except for the temple, there are also historic relics, Kai Shan Hall and Lingquan San Tower. The architecture of Kai Shan Hall adopted Chinese and Western styles. The hall which was the earliest construction of the temple was built in 1920. In addition, the type of Lingquan San Tower which is located on Liuhe Road imitated the Buddha towers of India. The appearance of the tower has an antique flavor.
Lingquan Buddhist Temple on Yuemei Mountain
No.1, Liuhe St., Xinyi Dist., Keelung City
Car park provided
Take Keelung bus 201 to Yuemei intersection bus stop; get there about 40 minutes by foot. Take Keelung transport to Lingquan Temple bus stop; the temple is close to the stop.