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Xingtian Temple 行天宮

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Monday:04:00 - 22:00

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Introduction

Xingtian Temple is the most-visited temple in northern Taiwan, attracting upwards of 10,000 people a day. Situated in the heart of Taipei, the temple is unique in that it does not allow worshippers to burn "spirit money" or make offerings. There are also no donation boxes or opera performances, and no commercial activity is allowed.

Information

Themes
Religious Venues
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-25027924
Address
No.109, Sec. 2, Minquan E. Rd, Zhongshan Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

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Opening Hours

Sunday 04:00 - 22:00
Monday 04:00 - 22:00
Tuesday 04:00 - 22:00
Wednesday 04:00 - 22:00
Thursday 04:00 - 22:00
Friday 04:00 - 22:00
Saturday 04:00 - 22:00

Reminders

**As a measure to encourage the public to pray with their hands and pay tribute to the gods with their heart, instead of burning incense and preparing offerings, as of August 26, 2014, Xingtian Temple will longer be providing the tripod censors or the tables for placing offerings.

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

O Zhonghe-Xinlu Line Xingtian Temple

O Zhonghe-Xinlu Line Zhongshan Elementary School

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  1. 329 Families
  2. 211 Couples
  3. 323 Solo
  4. 55 Business
  5. 302 Friends
  • ChinaXuanzang

    Jiaoxi, Yilan

    Greatest Taoist Temple in Taiwan

    2021-03

    Xintian Temple (aka Hsing Tian Kong) is one of the most famous temples in Taiwan, with its main god being Guangong, who is both a protector of Buddhism and Taoism. In the Three Kingdom Era, GuanYu (Guangong's given name) was a loyal warrior with a red face and high moral standards, so he has become the protector of police and gansters alike, and even salesperson also pray him for good wealth and fortune. 行天宮 is a must see in Taipei city, and has an MRT station, so please visit when you want a feel of Taiwan's local religion.
  • 619jeffry

    Essendon, Australia

    Patron saint of businessmen

    2020-10

    Hsing Tian Gong honours Guan Yu, the patron saint of businessmen. The construction is relatively new; it was erected in 1967. "Ghost money" is no longer burnt at the temple, in an effort to reduce air pollution in the city. It is not as venerable as Lungshan Temple, but it is a lot cleaner.
  • CdnLovesTravel787

    Vancouver, Canada

    Famous Temple in Taipei

    2020-01

    Also known as Xingtian Temple, this is a famous temple on the corner of a major intersection, along Minquan Road. This temple is devoted to Guan Yu, patron saint of business people. Occupying over 7000 square meters, the temple was constructed in 1967 so despite how old it looks, it is a recent design. In an effort to reduce air pollution, this temple became the first to ban burning of incense. The side street next to the temple offers many affordable street foods, which is nice. There appear to be countless temples all over Taipei and this one is quite famous. The metro station for this area is by the name of the temple: Xingtian Temple Station, across the street from the temple.
  • Betty C

    OrnateTemple

    2019-06

    This beautiful temple is located in downtown Taipei. The temple is grand with all it ornate and intricate carvings throughout the place. The beams, panels and roof are absolutely gorgeous. It is open to the public, just be respectful. The people are nice, warm and friendly.
  • 619jeffry

    Essendon, Australia

    One of Taipei's most popular temples

    2020-02

    Hsing Tian Gong is one of Taipei's best loved temples. There is no English name outside, just look at the address. I've been past the temple many times without knowing the name of the temple.. Hsing Tian Gong is very well organised, often hundreds of people listen to preachers. When I visited it was very busy. Many volunteers help keep the temple running smoothly. The temple is a handsome structure, in traditional Chinese style.

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