Taoist temple

Xianguding (traditional Chinese: 仙姑頂; simplified Chinese: 仙姑顶; pinyin: Xiāngūdǐng) Temple, a daoguan in Weihai, Shandong, China.

A Taoist temple (traditional Chinese: ; simplified Chinese: ; pinyin: guàn, also 道观 dàoguàn, literally "[place] where the Tao is observed/cultivated") is a place of worship in Taoism.

Structure and function can vary according to the Taoist school the temple belongs to. For example, guàn of the Quanzhen School are monasteries where celibate Taoist priests live.

The title gōng (traditional Chinese: ) "palace" is often used for large temples built with imperial or governmental patronage.

Interior of the Leong San See temple, Singapore

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