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Paoan Temple

No.61 Hami Street, Taipei 103, Taiwan
+886 2 2595 1676
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dedicated to Paosheng Tati, the God of Medicine
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No.61 Hami Street, Taipei 103, Taiwan
Neihu District
+886 2 2595 1676
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This was an intere4sting temple and probably the best visited. Apart from the central temple there were numerous rooms around the perimeter all decorated differently and clearky used for worship and well as some for storage and vending. Worth a visit.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Having an architect for a daughter, we had to visit well-known UNESCO heritage sites. This temple was one of those and we could see why. The temple had intricate columns, colorful ceilings, beautiful walls and doors. The amount of work put in its construction was...More

Thank Dr_Bingcarlos
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A beautifully decorated temple that has within its compound, quite a significant number of shrines. If devotees are required to go to them all, it would take some time. It is clearly however, very popular with the locals. Scenically, it is very impressive, and very...More

Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This temple is always very busy in the evening for business people. The deity that is venerated at this temple is one of the main ones for business people. The priestesses that reside here give free blessings to people. This is a very friendly place....More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 11 January 2017

As a frequest temple goer, i think this is the best in town. the art and drawings, curver and the woods are abosulutely amazing. this temple is not too crowded, you can find real peace in this area. confucious's temple is also nearby, and the...More

Thank chiehlin2015
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Beautifully ornate and quiet. This temple is way less popular than Longshan temple and therefore you can really appreciate the serenity of the place and take time to soak in all of the detail of the architecture. And added plus is your photos will be...More

Thank Ovenbird
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Unlike other Buddhist Temples, this temple worships an ancient scholar Tao Wu in the North Song Dynasty era (960-1127 AD) who devoted his life for saving people through medicine. Local people now come pray in front of his statue for health. The temple is also...More

1  Thank JamesY2001
Reviewed 10 December 2016

You can combine this temple with the Confucius Temple since they are opposite each other. Forget the hyped up Longshan Temple and head here for a more serene and quiet temple experience along with beautiful architecture and decorations.

1  Thank ZenHealer7
Reviewed 7 December 2016

From Shilin MRT , we took a taxi about 5-10 min. It was raining but what we saw was a beautiful temple, colorful and amazing wood work. much leass crowded than other temple, we can enjoy and admire architecture in a peaceful environment. Worth a...More

Thank Suvit2011
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This is a very beautiful temple, it wasn't as crowded as other temples.the wood work, colors and all the. Beautiful objects here are amazing and mesmerizing.very peaceful place to sit and meditate if you want

Thank Taffoolie
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7 December 2016|
Response from Livontop | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not many restaurants in the area
Meg S
13 June 2016|
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.