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Dharma drum mountain

No. 555, Fagu Rd., 7th Neighborhood, Sanjie Village, Jinshan District, New Taipei 20842, Taiwan
+886 2 2498 7171
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Pleasant Place

Although it is a pleasant place, there is not much to be gained from visiting Dharma Drum Mountain... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2018
GuatadeLapis
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Buddhist temple

A very serene place for Buddhists to visit. Very organized and once u alight from the shuttle bus... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
Christina A
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No. 555, Fagu Rd., 7th Neighborhood, Sanjie Village, Jinshan District, New Taipei 20842, Taiwan
Jingshan / Wanli District
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+886 2 2498 7171
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Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Although it is a pleasant place, there is not much to be gained from visiting Dharma Drum Mountain unless you have a specific purpose such as going on retreat. It was interesting for us to visit to get a picture of what it looks like...More

2  Thank GuatadeLapis
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

A very serene place for Buddhists to visit. Very organized and once u alight from the shuttle bus, there will be dedicated volunteers guiding visitors. We had a group of 13 and since its our first time to the temple, a volunteer actually offered to...More

1  Thank Christina A
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

A serene place for the young and old to visit. The temple has very dedicated staff to guide visitors. The gift shop has many interesting items. My family took a public bus from Taipei Train Station. One way journey is about 2 hours.

1  Thank Chow M
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Dharma Drum Mountain claims to have the highest rating of Buddhist satisfactory rating in Taiwan, and was created by Master Sheng Yen, who passed away in 2009. The temple differs from mainstream Taiwanese temples in that it is simple and clean, with architectural designs similar...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a Buddhist temple about 10-15 mins drive from Yeliu National Park. The exterior looks very modest and does not look like a typical temple. The temple worship Kwan Yi Bodhisattva, and you can feel the serenity of this place the moment you stepped...More

2  Thank Rachel_PRL
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Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best temple I had visited in Taiwan. Great place to meditate, buildings are simple but full off zen feeling.

1  Thank David H
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

This centre is located about one hour's drive north of Taipie..it's not t.he usual style of Temple that one would expect.The building is so interesting & setting unbelievable...well worth visiting...a most peaceful experience.

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Reviewed May 28, 2015

well, the place is inconvenient if you don't have motorcycle/car but it is peaceful & beautiful view.

1  Thank iamface
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Reviewed May 3, 2015

If you have some time and are interested in trying something new, there is an international meditation group based here that meets most Saturdays from 9:30 to 12:30. It is a good opportunity to participate in a group meditation practice with some experienced teachers and...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2014

An excellent place for reflection, centering and enjoying the serenity. The unique architecture of Dharma Drum nestled in the picturesque hills is definitely worth a visit. Unfortunately, we took the Danshui Jinshan route (MRT/Bus 863/taxi) from Beitou to Dharma Drum which took us about 2...More

4  Thank Whybang
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