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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Dalongdong Bao An Temple Reviews
Baoan Temple is full of noise and smoke. Several deities are worshiped, the main one being Baosheng Dadi, the Emperor of Health. It's mainly a Taoist temple, but it also accommodates other... more »
We wandered into the temple just to look around and were approached almost immediately by what turned out to be a delightful volunteer docent. He gave us a personal tour and explained a lot of 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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