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Puji Temple 北投普濟寺

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Introduction

Situated on Wenquan Road in Beitou District, Puji Temple is one of the few surviving Japanese-era Buddhist temples in Taiwan. It was built in 1905 with donations from railway workers and was known as Tesshin-in. Today, the temple is dedicated to Guanyin, who is locally considered to be the guardian spirit of the hot springs. In 1998, the temple was designated as an official historic site. The Japanese aesthetics of the temple are evident in the tranquil simplicity and sober design. The Japanese-style worship ceremony is continued to this day at the temple.

Information

Themes
Religious Venues
Subject
Family
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-28914386
Address
No. 112, Wenquan Rd., Beitou Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

Opening Hours

Daily 08:00~17:00

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Xinbeitou

Review

TripAdvisor Reviews

4 16 Reviews Write a Review

Traveler rating

  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 0 Poor
  3. 6 Average
  4. 8 Very good
  5. 2 Excellent

Traveler type

  1. 1 Families
  2. 5 Couples
  3. 8 Solo
  4. 0 Business
  5. 2 Friends
  • Jurgen B

    Bruselas, Bélgica

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Loved this serene spot

    2018-08

    the temple itself is small and not the most beautiful but when I climbed up here all sweaty, i felt at ease the moment i came in. Very serene!
  • shuyim1

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Tranquil temple set on a small hillside...

    2018-02

    This is a temple build for the Goddess Kuan Yin by the Japanese. It’s a small temple but beautifully built and it’s surroundings are well kept and serene. We took this as a nice detour after visiting the hot springs.
  • davidlG3664OR

    Singapur, Singapur

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Out of the Way, Hillside Wonder

    2017-02

    While in Beitou, we "found our way" to this Shinto Shrine. It is not well-marked, but a nearby monk showed us the way. A short hike up a hill and you can take in the serenity of this lovely shrine, built in 1905 and wonderfully preserved.
  • kimnasin

    Seúl, Corea del Sur

    Traveler type:

    Con amigos

    조용한 일본식 사찰 '보제사'

    2019-03

    일제강점기 일본이 세운 절입니다. 때문에 다른 대만의 사원과 다르게 일본 스타일로 건물이 지어진 게 특징. 지열곡에서 걸어서 10분 정도 거리에 있는 야트막한 산에 있으므로 관광지에서 벗어나 조용하게 있고 싶다면 추천하는 장소.
  • sakura-zzz

    Prefectura de Tokio, Japón

    Traveler type:

    En solitario

    日本式のお寺です。

    2019-02

    新北投駅から北投温泉の観光名所が集中している地域の奥に位置しています。道路から石段を上がった上にあるのですが、道路からはどの辺にお寺があるのか見えないので、覚悟して登りましたが何でことはない、割とすぐに到着しました。小さなお寺ですけど、せっかく近くまで来たなら立ち寄ってみるといいと思います。

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