When in Lugang, you will most likely see the famous, old Tian Hou Gong Mazu Temple. On the outskirts of Lugang, about a 20 minute drive, visitors can see the beautiful Lugang Husheng Glass Temple which is a version of the Mazu Temple.
The glass Tian Hou Gong Temple is actually on the grounds of a glass factory. They decided to build the temple (and some other ornate pieces) to show appreciation for Lugangs’ culture.
The Lugang Husheng Glass Temple looks colorful at night and is a popular place for photographers.
Visitors can walk into the temple and even light incense. There is even a table in the front for offerings.
Lugang Husheng Glass Temple -Ceiling Lanterns
These lanterns line the ceilings of the glass temple .
There is a god statue in the temple, so many visitors follow temple protocol.
Lugang Husheng Glass Temple – Glass Everywhere
The sliding doors to the temple are made of glass and are very colorful.
The lanterns outside the temple lead the way around a footpath.
There are free refreshments for visitors.
Good Luck Lantern
This giant lantern has a hole through the middle. If you can crawl through it, you’ll be granted good luck.
Directions to the glass temple are tricky. It takes about 20 mintues by car out of central Lugang and is located in the industrial district. Here is a map go get you there:
There is a website in Chinese: www.timingjump.com.tw
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