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Address: No.109 Er Section, Minquan East Road, Taipei, Taiwan
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Phone Number: +886 922 125 118
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Very local

There aren't many tourists there, and unlike Japanese temples, there are acutal rituals going on, so you might feel like an uninvited guest.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There aren't many tourists there, and unlike Japanese temples, there are acutal rituals going on, so you might feel like an uninvited guest.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

A nice temple but overshadowed by Longshan. Lots of locals use it and it felt very authentic but if you're pushed for time just go Longshan.

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

This temple is clearly at the centre of the local community and is predictably busy, though still very peaceful. It's a beautiful building and has some incredible decorations.

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Chiba
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

A unique temple with very intricate carvings. Can get quite crowded. If you stay at Golden China Hotel, it is only 5 minutes away!

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

It is alwsys a great visit. People praying, essence burning, faith and good will. Take a stroll and let is take you for your own believes

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

A wonderful temple, loved by the locals. They do healing here and also religious study. The buildings are beautiful and the place itself is tranquil and not as crowded as some of the other places we visited.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

I visit Hsing Tian Kong every time when I am in Taipei. It is a temple devoted to Guan Yu. The temple offers a very special service to visitors: Shoujing. Other religious services are available as well.

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Boston, MA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

We found this to be a place of learning and serious contemplation. They do not allow the burning of incense here so it is a cleaner atmosphere. It is also a very active temple and, we are told, a place to see and be seen. It is close to the Metro but there are also plenty of cabs in the... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

Imagine a temple hundreds of years old in the middle of a city! This is it and it is still open to the public to worship, that's Cool. The intricate carvings and sculptures are amazing. Spend some time here and literally look into the past!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

Compared to many temples I visited before, Hsing Tian Kong still left me deep impression for some details, It's quiet and clean. No fire and ash. The place for pray is very clean. People there are devout prayers.

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