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Address: No.61 Hami Street, Taipei 103, Taiwan
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Phone Number: +886 2 2595 1676
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dedicated to Paosheng Tati, the God of Medicine

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Nicest temple in Taipei for me

Paoan is really nice temple. The main building is nicely painted and you can find there different and picturesque alters. For me the best in Taipei

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 June 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Paoan is really nice temple. The main building is nicely painted and you can find there different and picturesque alters. For me the best in Taipei

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

I was struck by how busy the temple was. After all, it is an active art center as well. It's well worth a visit, as well as the adjacent garden

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful temple. We visited during the middle of the week, and it's much more quiet than Longshan temple and what seems to be a more residential area of Taipei. Because there's less people, yiu get a chance to really take it all in and look at the details, inside some of the rooms, and just relax. This is just a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

It is always fun to see a religious place which is really used by the local population and not just a museum. And this temple is very busy with local people praying. The art-work is amazing and you can spend a long time admiring the details.

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Beijing
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

A beautiful and interesting temple, the most impressive we have seen in Taipei. The carvings on the walls and ceilings are intricate and the roof decorations are colourful and to be admired.Inside of the halls are wonderful statues, carvings and paintings. We visited early on a Sunday morning and the temple was quiet and peaceful. 100 yards away is the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

Take the red MRT, get off at Yuanshan station. Follow the sign going toward the temple. There are two temple around here. The Paoan and Confucius Temple right across. I went to the Confucius Temple first and then to Paoan but Paoan was closed from 1 to 3 pm. Didn't want to leave with looking at the temple so we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Also called Bao'an. This temple is really beautiful at night when they turn all the lanterns on. Recommend over Lungshan temple. The architecture is in better condition, really beautiful ornate roof.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

The temple is very beautiful. Worth a visit definitely. This temple is opposite to the other one (Confucius temple) which is also beautiful. So going there is like a bonus, one stop for 2 places!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

We were surpriced of the number of temples in Taipei. This is one worth a visit. Very relaxed area. We also took a walk around and found many more temples, but this was very nice to take photos at.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

This temple is beautiful and worth visiting. It is close to the Confucius Temple. There is a park in front of it that you should visit. There is fire in the corner where people burn pages of prayer for wishes to come true. Easily accessible by train.. about 10 minutes walk when you get out.

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