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Hsing Tian Kong

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No.109 Er Section, Minquan East Road, Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were near the Xing Tian Gong MTR station, so we just walked over for a visit. The major difference is that there was no burning of incense or candles so it had a different feel to it than other temples when walking in. Then...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ROCruiser
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This large and historic temple is very popular and often crowded. If you are new to Bhuddism, you will likely appreciate the free-standing sign placards near the middle of the open courtyard that explain how worship is conducted (i.e. how to bow, in which order...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ThomasM2978
Reviewed 6 December 2018

This is a great temle to visit. When I was visiting it was a cermony going on so we were not allowed to take photos but jsut experiences the cermony was a grewat memory. The architecture is also unique and different from the other temples...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChunChunMaru
Reviewed 3 October 2018

located on Orange MRT line, XingTen Temple station. it prohibits burning incense and paper money to reduce air pollution which is good for our environment.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank louissvs
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I have known this temple as a landmark since childhood but never ever visited. I had a weekend overlay in Taipei so I made a visit after lunch. This IS not a Buddhist temple, just want to make that point clear for visitors. The place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank semanticvision
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Hsing Tian Kong is well known and somewhat popular in Taipei. But you will be much better off to visit the Dragon Mountain Temple (Lung-Shen Tzi), that is much more famous, popular, genuine and it was huge.Both the building the classic religious prevail both inside...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Visitors can't take photos but they can watch the proceedings. We were there when a special ceremony to expunge troubles and bad feelings was taking place.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nancymoo
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Within walking distance from the Sherwood hotel, this temple/shrine has many outstanding features that gives a tourist a good glance of Taiwan's ancient culture and religion. It is kept very well maintained and tourist are welcomed; but as in all sacred places, you have to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank arturosbaja
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Nice to stop by and just look at those stunning sculptures on the pillars, beams, and roof top. Quiet and peaceful. 龍山寺的香煙裊裊很好,行天宮清淨的感覺也很棒。看到所有人在這裡平靜,心裡重新獲得力量,是一件很療癒的事情。

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank _e244
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We visited this temple on a hot day but it did not felt stuffy in the temple despite the crowd. The ban on incense burning does make this a more enjoyable temple visit. There are 4 deities to pray to and there are volunteers who...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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