Longshan Temple Station

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Longshan Temple Station
龍山寺站
Longshan Temple Station Exit1.jpg
Longshan Temple Station Exit 1
Location
Municipality Taipei
District(s) Wanhua
Address No. 153, Sec. 1, Xiyuan Rd.
Info
Type Underground
History
Opened December 24, 1999
Rail services
Line(s)      Banqiao Line (BL5)
Daily Ridership 49,906 (2011)[1]
(Ranked 18th of 89)
Operator(s) Taipei Rapid Transit System
Aiga bus inv.svg There is a bus stop near this station.
Longshan Temple Station
Simplified Chinese 龙山寺站
Traditional Chinese 龍山寺站

The Taipei Metro Longshan Temple Station is a station on the Banqiao Line in Wanhua District, Taipei City, Taiwan. The station is named for the nearby Longshan Temple, a famous Taipei landmark.[2]

Station overview[edit]

Longshan Temple platform.
Longshan Temple concourse.

The station is a two-level, underground structure with an island platform and three exits.[3] The washrooms are located inside the entrance area.

The station is located underneath Heping West Rd., between the intersections with Xiyuan Rd. and Kangding Rd.[4]

The TRA Wanhua Station is within walking distance[5] and approximately 150 meters south of the Metro station.

Station layout[edit]

L1 Street Level Exit/ Entrance
B1 Concourse Lobby, toilets, one-way ticket machine, information desk
B2 Platform 1      Banqiao Line toward Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center (Ximen)
Island platform, Doors will open on the left
Platform 2      Banqiao Line toward Yongning/ Far Eastern Hospital (Jiangzicui)

Exits[edit]

  • Exit 1: Intersection of Heping W. Rd. Sec. 3 and Xiyuan Sec. 1 Accessibility Elevator.
  • Exit 2: Heping W. Rd. Sec. 3, adjacent to Xiyuan Rd. Sec. 2 and Dali St.
  • Exit 3: Heping W. Rd. Sec. 3, adjacent to Kangding Rd.

Around the station[edit]

  • Mengjia Longshan Temple[6]
  • Wanhua District Administrative Center
  • Longshan Temple Underground Shopping Bazaar
  • Clothing Wholesale Market
  • Mengjia Park
  • Huaxi Street Night Market (Snake Alley)
  • TRA Wanhua Station
  • Wanhua Night Market
  • Renji Hospital
  • Laosong Elementary School
  • Longshan Elementary School
  • Longshan Junior High School
  • Liren High School
  • Taipei Public Library - Liuxiang People's Reading Room
Preceding station   Taipei Metro   Following station
toward Yongning
Blue Line

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Passenger Volume at Taipei Rapid Transit Stations". Taipei City Department of Transportation. 2012-01-20. Retrieved 2012-02-05. 
  2. ^ "Longshan Temple, Baoan Temple, and Xiahai City God Temple: Taipei’s Glorious Heritage-Site Temples". Department of Information Technology. 2009-01-12. Retrieved 2010-11-17. 
  3. ^ "Longshan Temple Station Information Map". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-11-17. 
  4. ^ "Route Map: Longshan Temple". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 
  5. ^ "Longshan Temple 龍山寺". JohoMaps. Retrieved 2010-11-17. 
  6. ^ "Longshan Station Location Map". Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation. Retrieved 2010-11-17. 

Coordinates: 25°05′28″N 121°33′35″E / 25.091075°N 121.559834°E / 25.091075; 121.559834