The Wenwu Temple is worth a stop if you're in the Sun Moon Lake area. The architecture is highly detailed and the landscaping is gorgeous. The temple has three halls and I found the first one (the lowest level) to be the most interesting. It is here that guests throw Jiaobei Blocks (or "moon blocks") to receive yes or no answers when trying to communicate with the gods.
Colin Roohan traveled to Taiwan courtesy of Taiwan Tourism, Ritz Tours, and Eva Air. His highlights are part of AFAR's partnership with The United States Tour Operator Association (USTOA), whose members provide travelers with unparalleled access, insider knowledge, peace-of-mind, value and freedom to enjoy destinations across the entire globe. See more about Colin’s trip at the USTOA blog - http://ustoa.com/blog/category/afar/