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Taipei Confucius Temple

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Address: 275 Dalong Street, Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan
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Phone Number: +886 2 2594 1022
08:30 - 21:00
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Small-group Vintage Taipei Day Tour including Bao'an Temple and Confucius Temple

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Not too far from Yuangshan MRT, the temple was located in a small and peaceful street of Taipei. The architecture of the temple itself was quite same with any other Chinese... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
Kiet Q
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Not too far from Yuangshan MRT, the temple was located in a small and peaceful street of Taipei. The architecture of the temple itself was quite same with any other Chinese temples but what I read and felt about Confusions, Kong Qiu was a pleasant experience. It was worth to visit the temple and I recommend those who are planning... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was a rewarding experience. I learnt quite alot about confusions and was really Impressed with the architecture. Wasn't busy and free my favourite price. Truly a must see.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

There are many Confucius temples in Taiwan to praise this great teacher and philosopher in Asia. Confucius is an important symbol in Chinese culture and philosophy. People like to pray for their wisdom and student like to pray for their exams in the temple. The memorial ceremony is held annually, which is an interesting activity for visitors.

Thank Oliswu
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Taiwan's Confuciun Temples aren't nearly as decorative or as impressive as the other temples you'll find almost on every street. The main Confucius Temple in Taipei is well worth seeing, but if you visit the Baoan Temple just around the corner, it's going to look very boring by comparison. The attraction here is that there's a much stronger sense of... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had the pleasure of wandering through the gardens here before seeing the temple and, though incredibly kitsch, they are delightful, with dragons shooting water, cranes hiding near caves and holy men debating. The temple itself is truly beautiful, stunningly intricate, outstandingly bright and colourful. A wonderful place.

Thank TheOExpress
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Along with the nearby Bao An temple, this was one of my favorite things to see in Taipei. Nicely restored, peaceful, interesting - well worth a visit.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful temple with interesting information pamphlets in a variety of languages. Very peaceful- when I was there, a traditional orchestra was preparing for Confucius Celebrations in prep for a performance next month. Tranquil and a good place to reflect after the fast pace of Dalong St Market. Good gift shop for present ideas too!

1 Thank Greg L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

You enter through a beautiful garden with a small bridge. The temples are nice decorated. All information in English and you learn the story of Confucius. Informative and peaceful.

Thank Livontop
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The scene is beautifull, the explanation about Confucius wonderfull. The garden, the tempel they are more than waiting for you to pay them a visit

Thank johannesb231
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

with the sportsgroup we went to the Confucius temple. It is great to be there and realise that is was a great place to be. We made some pictures and the history was told to us.

Thank Paul B

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