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Tianhou Temple 臺北天后宮

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Taipei’s Tianhou Temple, is also known as "Ximending Mazu Temple" since the principle deity here is Mazu. The temple was built in 1746 with funds donated by immigrant merchants from Zhangzhou and Quanzhou in Fujian, China. It is one of the three major temples in Taiwan from Qing period along with Bangka Longshan Temple and Bangka Zushih Temple. Tianhou Temple is dedicated to the principle deity Mazu. It is also the only temple in Taiwan where the deity Hongfa Dashi. The god is also widely worshipped by Japanese Buddhists as "Kouhou Dashi", so the temple attracts many Japanese tourists.

Information

Themes
Religious Venues Family Activities
Subject
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
+886-2-23310421
FAX
+886-2-23122685
Address
No. 51, Chengdu Rd., Wanhua Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

Opening Hours

Daily 06:00 to 22:00

Services & Facilities

  • Toilets

Transportaiton

Nearby MRT

G Songshan-Xindian Line Ximen

Review

TripAdvisor Reviews

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Traveler rating

  1. 0 Terrible
  2. 1 Poor
  3. 10 Average
  4. 43 Very good
  5. 19 Excellent

Traveler type

  1. 11 Families
  2. 18 Couples
  3. 26 Solo
  4. 2 Business
  5. 8 Friends
  • Isaren

    Bangkok, Tailandia

    You simply must to see the Tianhou temple

    2018-07

    Situate in the middle of the old city the temple is an incredible place full of people that come for pray and socialize . The best time to visit it is in the end of the day when an interesting ceremony led by women takes place in the main building.
  • cwarunchalee

    Bangkok, Tailandia

    Traveler type:

    Con amigos

    Blessing

    2018-10

    Just walked by and this temple caught my eyes from its charming atmosphere. Come See and make a wish
  • P.U. J

    Bangkok, Tailandia

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Beautiful

    2018-10

    I walked pass and saw this temple a several time. This temple is charming and quite. This temple is in Ximending.
  • Jurgen B

    Bruselas, Bélgica

    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Beautiful

    2018-08

    this temple is beautiful and midsize and very centrally located so do pop in, even when you have seen several coz different from the others
  • Yeo G

    Singapore

    Traveler type:

    Solo travel

    Such a beauty!

    2018-06

    This temple is simply a beauty by itself! Simply look at the photo and you will know what I mean. Don't miss it!

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