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Paoan Temple

No.61 Hami Street, Taipei 103, Taiwan
+886 2 2595 1676
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Exquisite and peaceful

The temple is adorned in wonderful carvings and paintings. It is also an extremely peaceful place... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dinnerisready
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Durham
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Top sight in Taipei

We came here on our final day, and nearly didn't because we were worried we may be 'templed out'. I... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
travellernick121
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London, United Kingdom
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dedicated to Paosheng Tati, the God of Medicine
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“worth a visit” (10 reviews)
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No.61 Hami Street, Taipei 103, Taiwan
Neihu District
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+886 2 2595 1676
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is adorned in wonderful carvings and paintings. It is also an extremely peaceful place where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of Taipei...that is until a plane passes overhead. Easy to get to from the MRT and well worth a...More

1  Thank Dinnerisready
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on our final day, and nearly didn't because we were worried we may be 'templed out'. I should not have been concerned because this was a real highlight. Beautiful buildings in a peaceful area. Combined with the nearby Confucius temple, you can...More

1  Thank travellernick121
Reviewed 12 November 2017

I found there are no photos be taken at night, even websites outside tripadvisor, so I decide to put some photos here, because it's really a pity if you don't seize the chance enjoy night view here when staying in Taipei. The open time is...More

3  Thank andreeatw
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This place is almost magical. Definitely worth a visit if you have the time. It's best to go during off-peak hours to avoid the crowd.

1  Thank gregt3135
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were taken to this temple by a friend who lives in Taipei. We went in the early evening and it was uncrowded and peaceful. We enjoyed walking the grounds, taking photographs and just soaking in the atmosphere. The temple itself is amazingly well preserved...More

1  Thank Lynn J
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Visited the Confucious temple first and this temple is literally just across the street through a small but pretty garden like park. I am used to colorful temples but this temple has a black façade but the designs are intricate. There were some visitors and...More

Thank MitchMicahandKaykay
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I visited three temples in Taipei (Paoan, Confucius and Longshan). Paoan and Longshan are similar in layout, size, architecture, and artifacts. Confucius is bigger. Paoan and Confucius are located almost next to each other and within a short walk from the Yuanshan Station (R14). My...More

3  Thank mmjasmine
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This temple was my favorite of the ones we saw in Taipei. It has a very interesting garden across from it with a dragon fountain and several statues. The temple itself was very lovely and decorated in intricate detail. There were hardly any people there...More

Thank fireysunrise
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

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 bridges and rocks made of stone that children would love to crawl...More

Thank rroebig
Reviewed 5 August 2017

I'll be honest, after a couple of temples, they all start looking the same. This is a large one though, but hot. It's nearby the Confucius Temple, which was more unique. We came upon this Paoan Temple after visiting the Confucius Temple.

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mshaw100
8 December 2016|
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Response from Livontop | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not many restaurants in the area
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Meg S
13 June 2016|
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Response from Ondra_PH | Reviewed this property |
There are some accommodations close to this place but I must say i never tried them. There is metro station ( red line) Yuanshan aprox. 500 meters from the temple and also the bus stop like 200 meters from there.
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