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Taipei Confucius Temple

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275 Dalong Street, Datong District, Taipei, Taiwan
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All reviews confucius temple across the street next door pleasant place bao gift shop minute walk free entrance well worth the visit tea ceremony mrt station worth the trip teachings calligraphy architecture squirrels english
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Close by the Red Line Yuanshan Station and the nearby Baoan Temple. Confucius Temple is a large complex with many buildings. Lots of information, with English, about the life of Confucius and his teachings. Unfortunately, it’s directly under the approach path to the airport so,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to visit the temple and watch a Temple dance in the main forcout, after which red banners were written in Chinese, you could choose your couplet, e.g health wealth and long life. You watched them do it for you, also you could...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the entrance of the temple, you will be greeted by not three wise monkeys but four wise monkeys! Inside the temple, it is divided into a few sections, we saw the section related to mathematics and calligraphy which were the subjects taught in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank BelleN_13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Taipei Confucius Temple is free and head & shoulders above the one in Tainan -- which is under construction and in spite of that, they still charge. The Taipei version means to inform the uneducated about what the major tenants are ... especially in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taipei has lots of places worth visiting but few worth spend more than one hour of time and the Confucius Temple is one of those. The temple itself is well built, and well maintained, but it does not really give one the kind of historic...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank kaisernc2019
Reviewed 6 December 2018

This is a must visit temple in Taipei and is a part of Dalongdong Cultural and Historical District. The temple got some nice decorations for some great pictures. It isnt crowded either in the morning. I would advice to visit this place as a part...More

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

Confucius Temple is also a must to see. This is one you have to pick. The best way to do it , is to book a tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Deventernaar
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Went there at 5-6pm, and the temple was empty ! This is my favourite temple so far, and I would highly recommend you to visit when the sun goes down and everyone leaves. Definitely planning to coming back before I leave Taiwan to enjoy this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robonche
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Confucius was not as religious figure, he was an outstanding teacher; he is usually called a "sage." His teachings have been a guide to China's rulers for thousands of years. His teachings are mainly to do with ethics. Confucian temples are very plain, they do...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 14 November 2018 via mobile

This temple is in my top 10 of Taipei. I have lived in Taipei for five years. I know my classics. This is one of them! Try to get a guided tour or at least participate in the tea ceremony.

Date of experience: November 2018
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