Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Taiwan  /  Taipei  /  Paoan Temple

Paoan Temple, Taipei

4.5
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. By using our Taipei itinerary builder, you can arrange your visit to Paoan Temple and other attractions in Taipei.
Create an itinerary including Paoan Temple
map
Paoan Temple Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
267 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • August 17, 2017
    I really loved both the courtyard (actually across an alley from temple) and the temple, although completely different in style. The courtyard had four or so waterfalls, in a complex system of old bri...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    Although is incense peak of security House, weekday future to this, street of noise Xiao seems seems was across absolute in outside, except piety of heart, and still can 獲 have inside heart of sank felt something, this here does no has high 聳 of built real, but experience history long of thing right but not deliberately convex 顯 of natural reveals, finish finish can see age months created of Bible Code of for.
    View original
  • August 6, 2017
    Uprated front big banyan tree is one place the whole cover up, hide in the clear, cool, you felt something, like Yin Kinabalu by spiritual hand of God in the sky, and is worth we cool peace, what fan 惱 a Sao and free
    View original
Google
  • June 16, 2017
    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'.
  • April 11, 2017
    Beautiful temple with lovely grounds. Very Serene and tranquil place. Recommended.
  • May 12, 2017
    If possible, come during weekdays to avoid the crowd. Very intricate designs on the pillars & roof.
  • March 11, 2017
    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.
  • January 9, 2017
    Amazing temple. Not crowded and quiet. Highly recommended.

Plan your trip to Taipei

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Taipei

Taipei offers an impressive selection of accommodation options for every type of budget. For the least expensive rooms, consider areas near the main train station. You can usually find deep discounts online, so it pays to plan at least a month in advance. If you prefer to play it safe and don't mind paying a top price, go for one of the city's four- or five-star hotels, most of which offer quick access to popular tourist areas and some of the best shopping and dining spots.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Taipei by other users

8 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Kyoto, Osaka & Taiwan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 17 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: December, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, relaxing, shopping, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: November, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Taiwan & Thailand BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: November, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM TAIWAN October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Taiwan BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans