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Paoan Temple, Taipei

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#6 of 40 in Historic Sites in Taipei
Historic Site Religious Site
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.
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  • In big dragon Tong Palace for security, also 蠻 hot NAO ' place, there are two big 廟 security House is one! This worship is Tati Legends here drink feast of God, many wanted to pray for health of stadium, Club Med this temple here in the future ~
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  • From the academic from farming is dedicated to God a lot. Year of the Taisho era, realized the old. Also views from the five-storey library and the whole surroundings.
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  • Walk across the street and the Temple of Confucius. Is honours the God of medicine and medical. Many worshippers, it was crowded.
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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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