Was built during the Qing dynasty; it is dedicated to education, but on my visit there were no acolytes in evidence.
Located directly adjacent to the Confucius temple, it is gthe oldest Buddhist temple in Taipei. It stays busy, but not as busy as Longshan temple.
Located far to the northwest of city center, get off at the Guandu stop on the red line, then take one of the frequent mini-buses the short distance to the temple. This is quite simply the must-see temple in Taipei. First of all, it exists in multiple levels, stretching to the top of the hillside, and affording nice views of the river.
Secondly, there are a pair of tunnels running through the mountainside. They are lined with icons of minor Buddhist gods and bas-reliefs of religious scenes.