Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple), Wenshan

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Appreciate the convergence of tradition, religion, and art at Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple). Take a cable car to get to the mesmerizing building, built in 1882 to honor one of the so-called eight immortal deities. The temple, besides being beautiful, also serves as a sort of compass, with its front facing due south. Admire the statues of the deities and the famous philosopher Confucius, as well as the painted decorations inside and the views of the rich greenery outside. Legend has it that unmarried couples break up if they visit the temple together. Put Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple) and other Taipei attractions into our Taipei vacation planning site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautiful temple against the backdrop of a green mountain! The large temple complex is high on a hill overlooking Taipei. First, you need to get to the subway zoo and here take a cable car to the Temple. You need to go out on the penultimate station. Then another 1000 steps up the stairs. And before you a miracle!
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  • I didn't take the ropeway, but I went by bus from the official building. It is a chinese-like glittering temple. The view is also good, and it makes you feel fresh. We also had vegetarian meals. There is no fixed fee, and I put the mind. Lots of side dishes. The soup was delicious.
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  • It was under restoration work, but I was able to see it. Offerings were offered to the glittering hall. The decoration of the roof was also beautiful.
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  • Gorgeous temple in the mountains. Accessible by the Gondola close to Taipei Zoo MRT station - or 12000 steps uphill. But the view is worth the trip definitely. At the moment it’s under construction which was a bit disappointing. But inside it was beautiful and very peaceful. I didn’t regret doing the trip.
  • Very nice place, there are stairs needed to be climbed for around 30-40minutes. Once you reach at the temple you can walk around relax and enjoy the sunset. There are frequent buses also and you can always take gondola to go around other mountains too.
  • good sight with fresh air and relaxing minds upon walking going inside the temple. a very clean surroundings.
  • Great temple up the hill, come here for prayers and lookout point, enjoy the nature and fresh air over here
  • Nice views and an awesome place from where to start or end a hike/run.
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