1.Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Wind Lion God half-day fare NTD 250.
|Where to buy||
1.Online purchase: http://www.kinmendiway.com
【How to use the tickets】
1.Use this ticket to take Taiwan Tourist Shuttle Wind Lion God route.The bus driver record when the passenger gets on and off the bus.
※Valid till June 30, 2018
With thick eyebrows, big eyes and clear dimples on both cheeks, the concentration expression on this triangular lion head looks very welcoming.
1：In the old days, Xiyuan village suffered from flood disasters from high tides. Sea water often came all the way to the bank in front of this Wind Lion God. So the villagers placed it here to ward off evil spirits from water ends and T-junctions, as well as to ease flood disasters.(Body height 140)
2：This Wind Lion God has a fat body, thick eyebrows and big eyes. Holding a ball in one hand and a piece of color ribbon in the other, and wearing a bell on the chest, its prime duty is to suppress road demons from Xi Mountain and Zhaizi Mountain.(Body height 184)
1：Carving from granite with simple and humble lines, this Wind Lion God was embedded in a wall full of other granites, which makes it almost invisible to those careless eyes.(Body height 45)
2：When building this house, the owner was told by a fengshui master that it’s better to install a Wind Lion God on the wall to ward off evil spirits which might be attracted by this large house of wide façade facing northeast, and the power of Wind Lion God tops that of Shigangdan.(Body height 24)
3：The most impressive part of this Wind Lion God is its exaggerated face resembling human. Since Wukeng Temple is facing the village’s farmland, villagers place it here to expel temple devils(Body height 112)
1：Round body straight up like a huge Chinese stamp, simple but solemn look, round and fierce eyes staring at distance; it concentrates on guarding its village.(Body height 132)
2：The big round eyes, bulbous nose plus cute dimples; how cute it is.(Body height 35)
3：With a bell hanging on her chest and a cub in her hands, this lioness, a devoted mother, sits leisurely by the pond. Her style is unique among all the Wind Lion Gods in Kinmen.(Body height 38)
4：It was discovered by villagers in a vegetable garden in 2011. Previously being worshiped at the digging spot, now it sits on a custom base securely.(Body height 50)
1：High forehead, alert eyes, wide nose with high bridge, broad lips tightly closed, a huge color ball hung on its chest; this lion embodies delicate carving techniques while those bullet marks witness a history of turmoil.(Body height 148)
2：Bulging eyes, big nose, big mouth; its simple, old-fashioned and graceful qualities form delightful contrast with the peeling, old western buildings.(Body height 100)
1：The shepherd-like figure combined with mouth open, fangs exposed and an exaggerated nose bridge on an aggressive face like an angry wild boar; the style of this one is unique.(Body height 80)
2：Hind legs squatting and forelegs upright, the body is presented at an angle of 45 degrees in elevation, a posture stating that it is always ready to fight. Legend says that the stone horses in front of the ancient grave of Chen Zhen of Ming Dynasty would sneak to Lu’s place eating crops. To solve this problem, the villagers decided to erect this Wind Lion God to expel evil spirits.(Body height 134)
Among six villages in this neighborhood, Liuao is located in the lowest area by the sea. Villagers in Liuao installed this Wind Lion God to block floods, expel evil spirits and pray for the village peaceful and safe.
1：This is the first stone lion funded and installed by Qionglin village. It faces Xisha stream to keep flood demons away.(Body height 118)
2：This Wind Lion God is to ward off evil spirits from T-junctions. An extra piece of Shigangdan tile is embedded under this relatively small stone lion to ensure it with enough religious power.(Body height 19)
3：This Wind Lion God embeds itself in the wall to prevent evil spirits from T-junctions, as similar function as a Shigandan. It appeared in a TV commercial of Mr. Brown Coffee.(Body height 76)
4：With the delicate carving techniques and vivid expression, this Wind Lion God is not only the masterpiece of its kind in Kinmen, but also the most popular tourist spot because of the proper location and convenient transportation.(Body height 188)
Standing on the top of a fortress, the Wind Lion God is multi-tasking as alerting, protecting the village, ensuring endless descendants of the villagers, repelling pirates, etc. Any newly-married couple needs to go to the Wind Lion God’s place on their wedding day, praying sincerely for the coming of a baby boy next year.(Body height 66)
With shallow dimples on both of the cheeks, sweet smile and the outfits like Doraemon’s, it looks very kind and welcoming.(Body height 118)
The head of this Stone Lion God is completely a copy of the figure of a human face. It clenches its fists tightly. Though looking aggressive, the smiling face is welcoming.(Body height 80)