Dalongdong Baoan Temple

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The Dalongdong Baoan Temple brings together a colorful mix of Daoist, Buddhist, and even Confucian iconography that gives you a vivid snapshot of the astonishing richness of Chinese culture and folklore.

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If you only have time visit one temple in Taipei, I would definitely choose this one – and you could always sneak in Taipei Confucius Temple, which is only a five-minute walk away, as an added bonus.

The Daoist fertility goddess Chusheng Niang-niang is flanked by twelve female aides, each of which is charged with assisting child birth during a particular month.
The Daoist fertility goddess Chusheng Niang-niang is flanked by twelve female aides, each of which is charged with assisting child birth during a particular month.

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