This is my first stop in Taipei. Felt blessed and peaceful in the temple. Quiet, despite it’s just by a busy roadside with surrounded by tourist attractions..
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We were walking and exploring ximending when suddenly a different door appeared. It was a temple in the middle of a row of shops. And in we go to have a look. Maybe because of its location that struck us as something to ponder about...More
Outside is super chaotic. Inside, rich and peaceful. A great little history in the middle of a modern urban jungle. People take their prayers seriously so respect and discretion while you're taking pics. Beautiful, intricate shrines absolutely worth seeing in this trendy area. It's one...More
One of the three great temples of Wanhua District. Located at Chengdu Road of Ximending shopping street. The main deity inside the temple is the Mazu Goddess of the sea and it is also popularly known as Ximending Mazu’s Temple. It is located the same...More
Blink and you will walk past this place as the entrance is small amongst the many shops. When you walk in look up and check out the rooftops and all the beautiful lanterns. Walk upstairs to enjoy more amazing sights and incense smells.
I felt very serene from the moment we walked onto the property. Almost overwhelmed by the quiet of the space we were in, even though there were so many people around me where ever I turned.
Even though this temple is near the Ximending shopping district, it's a small laid-back temple. You won't find many tourists here (despite the hotels and hostels around). After you stepped through the front entrance you will find the temple itself. It's very atmospheric and a...More
This is a historical temple located in the Ximending area. Great place to take a break from the busy shopping scene. We came in the evening and all the lanterns in the temple was lit. Very beautiful and memorable. Do plan your visit in the...More