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Paoan Temple

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Address: No.61 Hami Street, Taipei, Taiwan
Phone Number: 02-25951676
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Description: dedicated to Paosheng Tati, the God of Medicine
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Lovely temple

Beautiful spot, easily combined with Confucius temple across the road, and the garden. We visited at a quiet time, so were able to see things up close. Typical in style though... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

It quite. It ancient look Structure is well matain This temple had both side. One side is for praying. Oppsite the road is a stage for show performance

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The temple was built more than two centuries ago and it has been the religious center of people living in northern part of old town Taipei. The temple ground is small but worshippers came in trove. One should sit alongside the plaza of the temple and watch how worshippers praying to the god of the temple: Pa San Ta Di... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Beautiful spot, easily combined with Confucius temple across the road, and the garden. We visited at a quiet time, so were able to see things up close. Typical in style though, so wouldn't go out of my way, except for the Confucius temple right nearby.

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18 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a wonderful temple and recipient of UNESCO recognition for conservation. A few blocks walk from Yuanshan MRT station and next to the Confucius Temple I recommend it as a must see on any visit to Taipei. Besides Baosheng Dadi, Shengong, the God of Agriculture can be found at the rear of the Temple, as well as a side... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

A lovely temple that's very close to the Taipei Confucius Temple. Was pretty quiet when we visited at about five in the evening, and couldn't spot any English signs anywhere which was a pity as it would have been nice to read about history etc. Unless we missed them of course! Worth a quick look if you like temples.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

The temple itself is beautiful to visit, with century old wall paintings (can you spot Mulan?!). As a UNESCO site, there are free tour guides during the weekend. They are quite knowledgeable and will allow you to discover more of the history of this site, signification of every piece of details, funny stories and chinese mythology and history. Well worth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you are only visiting Taipei then you must visit this magnificent temple. Old (category 1), full of history and very spiritual. Its open late and is less crowded in the evenings, and light settings at night gives it more intense feeling. Visited December 2014

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Great to see from the ground the views are better from the Gondalas. There is a mall under neath it. Taipei 101 stop on the red line

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

But since it's close to the Confucius temple, it's worth crossing the road. A modern temple with an ancient spirit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for a while to experience the mood at the temple and explored the place a bit. We found a library within the temple compound which is open to public. There are some relics belonging to the temple such as very old statue and items of worship are exhibited in the library. I can tell these items have been retired... More 

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