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Dalongdong Bao An Temple, Taipei

#5 of 115 in Historic Sites in Taipei
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Religious Site
Winner of a UNESCO Heritage Award, Dalongdong Bao An 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. Make Dalongdong Bao An Temple a centerpiece of your Taipei vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Taipei trip builder.
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  • Ground was broken for the Taipei Bao An Temple in 1804. The temple was intended to protect the clans from Tonglan in the mainland Chinese province of Fujian, in the neighbourhood of Xiamen. The...  more »
  • We visited this temple after visiting the Confucious temple nearby. The temple looks old with intricate carvings and ornaments on the roof. Many people prayed here and it was fairly smoky due to the....  more »
  • A living museum with a sacred atmosphere. Everything is so serene and quiet. I suggest to visit this temple during the prayers in the morning, with women singing accompanied by deep-bass drum and bells.
  • I was out walking at night when I came across this beautiful temple and went in for a quick visit! It was crowded with people praying but it was still pretty peaceful and nice to see all the people praying. The temple is very beautiful and inside it's very clean! Go and visit you to!
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