Changhua county’s urban sprawl stretches from leafy Bagua Hill to Lukang and Taiwan’s western coast. Photo: Thomas Bird

Temples, tea and Taiwan’s rich history – exploring Lukang’s old town

  • Once the island’s second city, today it acts as a living museum, offering insight into its mercantile and maritime heritage
  • Discover Qing-era mansions, spiritual sites, artisans at work and examples of residents’ Fujian origins
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Changhua county’s urban sprawl stretches from leafy Bagua Hill to Lukang and Taiwan’s western coast. Photo: Thomas Bird
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Thomas Bird

Thomas Bird

Thomas Bird is an itinerant writer concerned with travel, the environment and art in China and Southeast Asia. He likes rock n roll, craft beer, scuba diving and the teachings of Zhuangzi.