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
The original Wind Lion God was lost in the turmoil of war. The present basalt one was placed here in 1996 to protect people safe on the roads.(Body height 138)
Its prime duty is to block wind disasters and expel evil spirits.(Body height 84)
Originally it stood in the eastern area of Dongxi village to block wind disasters. However, in 1949, military removed its base for a fortress; in result, this Wind Lion God was left lying on a farmland until 2006 to be erected again.(Body height 124)
Skinny body, head turning a little to sideways, though severely weathered, this Wind Lion God looks very adorable. On the ninth day of the first month in lunar calendar, fifth day of the fifth month, fifteenth day of the eighth month, and other important festivals, villagers always prepare three kinds of meat and zongzi (rice dumpling) to show their appreciations for this Wind Lion God’s devoted work.(Body height 66)
On the day of Dragon Boat Festival, villagers will pray this Wind Lion God with alkaline noodles, then stuff a small bunch of noodles in its mouth, which is a very interesting scene.(Body height 74)
In the early days, this Wind Lion God was placed at the foot of Taiwu Mountain, which was the military zone inaccessible to villagers. In January, 2014, it was discovered by the villagers coming down from the Taiwu Mountain.(Body height 60)
Dongxiao village is small and sparsely populated. This Wind Lion God has to prevent T-junction demons and expel flood evils.(Body height 64)
It aims to expel evil spirits from dovetails. The major structure consists of a streamline ribbon and a giant coin on the chest. A masterpiece of art deserves appreciation.(Body height 106)
The shortest Wind Lion God in the villages of Kinmen. The original stone-carved one was lost in 1949. From 1951 up to now, it has been replaced with a cement copy.(Body height 32)
This Wind Lion God was once buried deep for years because its base was removed by the military. Thanks to a landscaping project that it was discovered in 2009. In 2012, it returned here securely. Mouth open and eyes looking up at the sky are the special features of its look.(Body height 80)