Sun Moon Lake, located in central Taiwan, with a height of 748 meters above sea level, is the only natural lake in Taiwan. The southern part of Kuang Hua Island is shaped like a new moon, and the northern part is shaped like a sun, hence the name Sun Moon Lake. The most famous sights around Sun Moon Lake, the Te Hua House, Kuang Hua Island, the Hsuan Tsang Mosque, the Tzu-En Pagoda, and the Wen Wu Temple and so on. The natural forests bordering these roads are good places for birdwatching.
The Shao Clan is the earliest clan that lived in the Sun Moon Lake region. The Harvest Festival, Sowing Festival and their special handicraft fair every year has contributed to the special culture of the Sun Moon Lake and the area preserved.
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The Wen Wu Temple is located on the shoulder of the mountain in the north of Sun Moon Lake. People were worried and the Temple Lungfung Ihuatang of Shuishotsun would face under water. That’s why they built Wen Wu Temple. The Wen Wu Temple’s actually 2 in a temple (Temple and Lungfung Ihuatang). It was rebuilt in 1969.