The The Upper Taishan Temple 頂泰山巖, also known as Chitzaichiao 崎仔腳 is located in the western suburb of Taipei, in the Taishan District. The original temple was built in 1754 by the family if Lee Fu-chi, who came to Taiwan from Fujian (Pengnei and Anxi). The original name of the temple was Fushan Temple 福山巖, but after it burned down in 1853 and was rebuilt again, the name was changed to the one it holds today. The most recent restoration was undertaken between 1933 and 1936 (information source found on site). The temple is today one of the main attractions in Taishan and especially during Chinese New Year a very popular spot with the locals.
My wife and I visited on a busy afternoon a while ago - this is what we saw:
If you want to get to know how to visit Upper Taishan Temple and other interesting sights in this district read my article Images of Taishan. Read also my post about Lower Taishan Temple.
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