Dalongdong Bao An Temple, Datong

4.5
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 .
Create an itinerary including Dalongdong Bao An Temple
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Dalongdong Bao An Temple Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
378 reviews
Google
4.6
TripAdvisor
  • The shrine, murals and ornamentations are very impressive. It dates back to the beginning of 19th century and is a Taiwanese folk religion temple. Short walk from Yuanshan metro station.  more »
  • The Bao'an Temple is very close to the Confucius temple and should be visited together. The temple as impressive architecture.  more »
Google
  • 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!
Places to stay near Dalongdong Bao An Temple

Plan your trip to Taipei

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Taipei

View all >
4.1
Duration: 3​h 30​min
3.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Side trips from Taipei

3.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.2
Duration: 3​h
4.4
Duration: 8​h
3.9
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Nature in Taipei

View all >
4.4
Duration: 8​h
3.8
Duration: 2​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 8​h

Hidden gems in Taipei

Shopping in Taipei

View all >
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Nearby attractions in Taipei

4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
3.5
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.2
Duration: 2​h 30​min