Located on on the intersection of Baoan St. and Shusin Rd.. the Jie An Palace is hard to find when you are zipping along. However, when the temple gates are open, it’s hard to miss. This happened to me earlier this week.
Jie An Palace is located at the intersection between Section 1, Baoan Street and Shusin Road for the worship of Baoan God. In 1927, it was moved to its current location, which was repaired in 1978. Nowadays, it is a magnificent temple. Jie An Palace is simple and unsophisticated and solemn, and the temple is exquisitely carved.
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Incredibly, this sword is woven together from pierced coins. I was really impressed by it.
On Sunday, I returned to the Taipei Jade Market with my wife. We spent about an hour going through the stalls a few times, snapping pictures. We came to exchange a ring and a bracelet that I had given to her for her birthday on Saturday. They were both a bit too tight. The exchange was no problem and done in a few minutes. I contemplated a jade bracelet that was made like a circlet, but for a hand. It was nice.
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