Pou Tai Un

Overall rating: 3.5 stars 3 Reviews
Pou Tai Un (提禪院) is the biggest temple on Taipa Island. With colorful painting & a huge bronze statue of Buddha, the temple has a vegetarian restaurant which uses fresh vegetables grown on the temple grounds. No egg used. Directions: Bus to Regency Hotel from Taipa Village, the temple is directly opposite the hotel, or a 1.5 km walk from Taipa village. Price: Inexpensive more-less
Vegan-friendly, Chinese, Buddhist
Est Lou Lim Yeock 2, Taipa Island (/near Garden of Flower City)
Macau, China
853-28811038

Open Mon-Sat 11.00-18.00, Sun 11.00-21.00.

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First Review by JohnnySensible
terrenceleong
terrenceleong
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  • vegetarian

Temple restaurant

3 Posted on 05 / 27 / 2012

This restaurant is inside the temple and is at lower floor.
Food is nice and delicious and served in big portion.
Very nice atmosphere and cosy.


JohnnySensible
JohnnySensible
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  • herbivore

Photogenic - in a 150+ year old temple -

4 Posted on 03 / 12 / 2009

Gorgeous temple - bring a camera, bring a camera, bring a camera - I forgot mine on both of my visits as I was in Macau primarily for business!

In my opinion Pou Tai Un is the loveliest temple on Taipa Island - dating back to the mid-1800's - with very fine painted wooden features & finely cast Buddha / Guan Yin statues.

......plus they have a very fine Buddhist veggy restaurant - often using locally grown fresh vegetables in the dishes - super relaxed atmosphere - everything was freshly prepared each time that I visited.

A memorable place.

One staff member was enthusiastic to tell us something of the history of the temple.

Local people visit / come & go continuously.

Some of the mock-meats probably contain whey powder - I stick to veggies & rice dishes



 

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Last updated: 2009/03/10

 

Added: 2009/03/10

 

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