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Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple), Taipei

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Dating back to 1661, Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple) stands as a mixed Taoist and Buddhist temple dedicated to both Mazu, Goddess of the Sea, and Guanyin, Goddess of Mercy. On a hill, this immense temple’s upper levels and gardens provide expansive views over the riverfront below. Inside, find examples of exquisite workmanship: intricate decorations of stone lions, dragon pillars, wall sculptures and carvings. The complex includes smaller temples and sanctuaries and even a cave along the side. Brace yourself to climb countless stairs, though. If you enjoy the smell of incense, observe people praying. To escape the crowds of worshippers and tourists, take a stroll in the park behind the temple or along the riverside path. Take a look at our Taipei vacation trip planner to schedule your visit to Guandu Temple (Kuantu Temple) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A large complex that contain a large number of shrines; each worth a visit. Its architecture is both unique and astounding. When visiting here, you need to make sure you also view the cave (which is a...  more »
  • The oldest temple is beautiful with lots of tourists come to visit without constraint. Taiwan man returning to visit but this was this temple came frequently with regular activities.
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  • This is one of the older modern temples. It is just like all the others except for the gorgeous hand carved pillars. 
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  • 拜拜很好,其它環境差
  • 關渡宮背山靠水、地靈人傑,風景美好。主祀天上聖母,也就是媽祖,依序並有觀音佛祖、文昌帝君、延平郡王、財神爺、福德正神,加上天公爐共六座香爐,旁邊許願池周圍尚有古佛洞千手觀音(有靈籤機),地藏菩薩,往上有廣度寺,走到三層有藥師佛祖,再往上則是一個小公園。供奉神佛眾多,有時也會支援龍山寺點燈,現在更提供線上點燈。距離捷運關渡站有點距離,不喜步行者可搭公車。
  • 停車塲可停很多大 小車輛,買礼物及小吃店,多 ~
  • Beautiful temple with great views on the Tamsui River and the city. He is reachable by underground passages from different sides. To reach by subway (Guandu station). Then follow the directions and always the red coloured afterwards run hanging over the streets.
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  • 排除假日,夏天的傍晚真的是美麗的河畔