Confucian Temple sights in Taiwan
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You expect a Confucian temple to exude the calm, grace and dignified beauty of traditional Chinese culture, and this, the first such temple in Taiwan, doesn't disappoint. Nor do the grounds, which contain one of the largest and most beautiful banyan trees in all of Taiwan.
The temple grounds are free, and are nice to sit in at night, but you must pay to enter the palace area. The receipt comes with an excellent short brochure and map of the temple. Make sure you look out for the stone tablet on the right as you enter the Edification Hall (the tablet is not shown on the brochure). The words on the tablet explain the school rules (the site was once a centre for Confucian…