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Paoan Temple

No.61 Hami Street, Taipei 103, Taiwan
+886 2 2595 1676
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Great 2 part show.

Definitely worth the slight excursion. It isn't crowded with either tourists nor worshipers. This... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
jwillner
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Favorite temple in Taipei!

Can't believe that I almost missed this temple - it is such a remarkable place. Visited this... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
David W
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dedicated to Paosheng Tati, the God of Medicine
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
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No.61 Hami Street, Taipei 103, Taiwan
Neihu District
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+886 2 2595 1676
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

Definitely worth the slight excursion. It isn't crowded with either tourists nor worshipers. This latter was a plus as I'm always uncomfortable gawking at something while someone else, who lives there is in the midst of mindful prayer. Splendid paintings, etc. Two parts to it....More

Thank jwillner
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Can't believe that I almost missed this temple - it is such a remarkable place. Visited this temple as my last tourist site of the day and was thrilled when I arrived. It is a large complex but beautifully restored. There is so much to...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This temple has very delicate art work and detail all over. An incredibly peaceful and cam place in the busy-ness of Taipei. There is much to see although it is not as active for local prayer as Longshan Temple. It is easily accessible via MRT...More

1  Thank travellerOT
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I was out walking at night when I came across this beautiful temple and went in for a quick visit! It was crowded with people praying but it was still pretty peaceful and nice to see all the people praying. The temple is very beautiful...More

1  Thank Imprex
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I learned of the temple when researching best night photo opportunities for Taipei and was so glad we visited. The temple was peaceful with very few visitors when we arrived around 20:00. We were able to take our time inspecting the beautiful intricacies of the...More

Thank Chidawgo
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Without a doubt, Baoan Temple was the highlight of my trip to Taiwan. Originally, the group I was with had only intended to visit the nearby Confucius temple, but since Paoan Temple was so close-by we decided to visit it as well. I'm glad we...More

1  Thank michaelpatrickfr2017
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Temple is known for its fanciful woodwork and and spectular wooden dragons. The colors of the roofs were very interesting. This was a very serine, peaceful place. Not overly crowded. If you're in the area, it's worth going to if you haven't seen other Temples.

Thank ncjc2013
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A smaller temple with a lot of people visiting. It's very nice and beautifully designed so I'd say it's worth a visit if you're in the area. Be respectful of the people who's there to do pray and worship.

1  Thank Tintin L
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This temple is worth visiting just for its architecture and decoration but even more so because it is very peaceful and not crowded like the better known temples in Taipei. The major shrine area is surrounded by many smaller shrines that I understand are dedicated...More

1  Thank LindsayMann
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I was taken here this past weekend. I can't believe I haven't been to this temple before in Taipei. This is not over touristy. It was peaceful and reverent. It was intricate and beautiful. We arrived here at dusk, going on dark. The lanterns were...More

Thank sisterandersen
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mshaw100
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Response from Livontop | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not many restaurants in the area
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Meg S
13 June 2016|
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Response from Ondra_PH | Reviewed this property |
There are some accommodations close to this place but I must say i never tried them. There is metro station ( red line) Yuanshan aprox. 500 meters from the temple and also the bus stop like 200 meters from there.
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