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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.

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Map of Longtan Lake, Longtan District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan 325

History

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

The lake spans over an area of 18 hectares.

Activities

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

Facilities

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.

References

Longtan Lake Wikipedia


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