Renowned Architectures


  • Taipei Confucius Temple
     The Taipei Confucius Temple is modeled after the original Confucius Temple in Qufu, Shandong Province of China. It is located on Dalong Street, Datong District, Taipei City, Taiwan. Among the Confucius temples in Taiwan, Taipei's is the only one adorned...
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  • Dalongdong Baoan Temple
     Dalongdong Baoan Temple also known as the Taipei Baoan Temple (台北保安宮) is a Taiwanese folk religion temple built in the Datong district of Taipei, Taiwan. The present temple was originally built by clan members in the Tong'an District (同安) who...
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  • Xingtian Temple, Taipei
    This very busy temple is devoted to Guan, a famous deified general who lived (A. D. 162-219) during the Three Kingdoms period. A man, who valued loyalty and righteousness above all things, Guangong is worshipped as the God of War; since he was adept at...
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  • Dali Tiangong Temple
    The origin name of Dali Tiangong Temple is Qingyun Temple. It locates at the side of the sea highroad in the village of Dali Township in Yilan. The main God is the God of jade emperor (Sky God) worshiped from the Fuzhou. Because the people in the village...
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  • Hsinchu City God Temple, Taiwan
    Hsinchu City god Temple (Chenghuang Temple) is regarded as the highest-ranking of all City God temples in Taiwan, due to the superior spiritual power of its City God in protecting the town.Located on the corner of Zhongshan Rd and Dongmen St. Completed in ...
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  • Chinese Top Five Folk Residences
     When civilization marches into modernization which is usually accompanied by unanimous culture, unanimous architecture and unanimous thoughts, it is seeking suicide. Prosperous this world is, it is empty, for the inner spirits have vanished, bit by...
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  • 5. Cave Residence
    Caves not only shelter animals, they can be perfect dwelling places for human beings. In north China’s Shanxi, Gansu and Qinghai Province, you will find people live within earth caves, safely and cozily. Thanks to the yellow earth there which is...
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  • 4. Siheyuan
     Siheyuan is probably the most famous Chinese residences by far, which mainly concentrates in Beijing. Symmetry, one of the most important norms of Chinese local residence, finds the fullest expression here. Buildings are constructed on axis. In...
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  • 3. Xizhou Town
    In southwest China dwells a very unique and romantic minority: Bai people. Except customs such as three course tea and beautiful attires, they are also famous for elegant architectures. There is a saying circulates: “Unlike Hakka people who prefers to eat...
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  • 2. Fujian Tulou
    One of the most remarkable achievements of Hakka people is their UFO-shaped residences: Tulou. Rectangular or circular in shape, Tulou emerged as early as Song dynasty (960-1279) and prevailed in late Ming and early Qing dynasties. Built from the most...
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