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Paoan Temple, Taipei

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Winner of a UNESCO Heritage Award, Paoan Temple conserves not only Taiwanese traditional decorative arts but also performance arts through its annual folk festival. Immigrants form China built the temple at the beginning of the 19th century, dedicating it to Taiwanese folk and farming gods. During the folk festival, you can see parades, thanksgiving rituals, and opera performances, or visit free clinics practicing traditional Chinese medicine. Make Paoan Temple a centerpiece of your Taipei vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Taipei trip builder .
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  • It's great to explore. I wish Bill and the Bill came, I wish! Taiwan sees a lot of me to taste.
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  • The main god of the Security Palace is Paosheng the great, the hinterland of the temple is very big, and there is also a horse road through ..., there are many pilgrims in the flat, and there are several layers of floor, want to pray for body health must come.
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  • The Security Palace is a mountain cultural park, a very important religious culture and a representative of the temples and buildings, 4-5 months a year there is still a security Palace culture festival, the day can be seen in the garden area of the Courtyard Design and window Torreya red brick, take the incense to see the person contacts 繹 not absolutely, evening night of the Light Eagle candles Shadow, but also the day did not notice the place to the sudden, Blue-purple temples and the spirit of the silent light cage mutual lined, especially the environment was created, to experience it!
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  • The temple local guide provides interesting facts on the temple architecture and carvings. There are carvings on western figurines and architecture. There are also carvings with hidden messages from the artist, such as '好工手不補接'.
  • Beautiful temple with lovely grounds. Very Serene and tranquil place. Recommended.
  • If possible, come during weekdays to avoid the crowd. Very intricate designs on the pillars & roof.
  • Amazing example of old Asian architecture. Sometimes a little bit crowded but a must go place. Once you here don't forget to visit Confucius Temple nearby.
  • Amazing temple. Not crowded and quiet. Highly recommended.

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