Rich in history and culture, Taipei’s rich heritage can be experienced when visiting such sites as the Mengjia Longshan Temple. Those wanting to indulge in the finer things in life before heading on their sightseeing adventures should look to stay at well placed luxury hotels in Taipei such as Regent Taipei. Enjoying a central location in the Zhong Shan area, this luxury hotel Taipei makes an ideal base for business and leisure travellers alike. A site definitely worth visiting, the Mengjia Longshan Temple dates back to 1738 and was constructed by settlers who came from Fujian. Serving as a place of worship, the temple showcases classical Taiwanese architecture and features such elements as decorated gates and a courtyard with a waterfall. An ideal time to visit is when worshippers including Taoists and Buddhists come to the site in order to burn incense sticks and offer prayers.