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Address: No.51 Chengdu Road, Taipei, Taiwan
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Private 4-hour Morning Walking Tour of the West District of Taipei
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Small atmospheric temple in Ximending

Even though this temple is near the Ximending shopping district, it's a small laid-back temple. You won't find many tourists here (despite the hotels and hostels around). After... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even though this temple is near the Ximending shopping district, it's a small laid-back temple. You won't find many tourists here (despite the hotels and hostels around). After you stepped through the front entrance you will find the temple itself. It's very atmospheric and a peaceful place in this busy area. I visited it several times because I liked it... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Tucked away on the busy streets of Ximending this temple is a beautiful spot to slip into. It has a waterfall and Taoist art.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This is a historical temple located in the Ximending area. Great place to take a break from the busy shopping scene. We came in the evening and all the lanterns in the temple was lit. Very beautiful and memorable. Do plan your visit in the evening, so that you can see the lovely lanterns.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

You almost hesitate to enter when you see it from the street, but this is the nicest temple I've visited. beautiful throughout altough unpretentious and discrete. Don't forget to climb all the floors, the place is full off surprises. Bonus: easy access and almost no visitors!

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Carefree, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

An unassuming temple from the outside. Beautifully done inside. The koi pond was a nice touch. Inside hung thousand of red lanterns. Incense smells drifted throughout the temple. If you visit, make sure to inspect the columns inside the temple. Each column is full of tiny Buddhas from floor to ceiling; impressive

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Saitama, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

This temple is much more than it looks from the street - I thought it was the usual store front local temple until I entered and saw that it expands into a courtyard and roof area between / at the back of the shops. It is a Confucian, Daoist and Buddhist temple mixed together which makes it fairly unusual and... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

In the middle of a busy shopping street this little temple is a nice surprise. It's cute, modest and busy with local passerbys that stop for their prayers. Worth a 15 minute visit if you're passing from there

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2014

PROS + Extremely clean + Well organized + Helpful & friendly temple caretakers Nothing to dislike. Definitely a must visit

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

It is a famous temple in Taipei. Taiwanese visiting there on every specil occasions. Variety of food is around the street and corner. The temple very inpressive and unique because it just slot in between the noisy shopping area.

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campogialli
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2014 via mobile

In the middle of a noisy shopping area we found this little temple, very very intimate and impressive. A must to be seen

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