Longtan Lake

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Coordinates: 24°51′42.6″N 121°12′36.7″E / 24.861833°N 121.210194°E / 24.861833; 121.210194

Longtan Lake

Longtan Lake or Longtan Tourist Pond (Chinese: 龍潭大池; pinyin: Lóngtán Dàchí) is a lake in Shanglin Village, Longtan District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan. The lake is known for the Buddhist temple in the centre of the lake.[1]

History[edit]

The lake was originally built for irrigation. After the construction of a temple nearby and the suspension bridge, the lake turned into a major tourist attractions in 1971.

Geology[edit]

The lake spans over an area of 18 hectares.

Activities[edit]

The lake is the venue for the annual dragon boat race.

Facilities[edit]

The lake consists of bicycle trail, kiddy pool, children playground, lookout point, walking trail, memorial hall, water plant area, outdoor fitness facility and several pavilions.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Longtan Large Tourist Pond". Taoyuan Tourism.