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Dadaocheng Cisheng Temple 大稻埕慈聖宮

Dadaocheng Cisheng Temple, commonly known as the Dadaocheng Mazu (meaning "Mother-Ancestor") Temple, dedicated to the Tianshang Shengmu (meaning "Heavenly Holy Mother"), the guardian of sailors and also known as Mazu or Tianhou (meaning "Empress of Heaven"), is one of the three main temples in Daodaocheng, along with the Fazhu Temple and the Xia Hai City God Temple. "The first door opens to display the beauty of Guanyin Mountain; thousands of ships have navigated over the running waters" is written on the front gate, pointing out the change of its location over the years. Cisheng Temple was originally located at the intersection of Xining North Road and Minsheng West Road back in 1866, across the trading port, with the Bali Guanyin Mountain to its front right, looking onto the bay of the Tamshui River flowing north. In 1910, the Japanese government tore the temple down to re-plot the urban streets. The locals funded the temple relocation to its current address on Yanping North Road, using the original pillars and stones and preserving its appearance since the reconstruction finished in 1914, until today.


Historic Sites Religious Venues
Guiding Service
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
No. 17, Lane 49, Baoan Street, Datong Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

Services & Facilities

  • Dinning
  • Toilets



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  1. 2 Families
  2. 4 Couples
  3. 8 Solo
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  5. 4 Friends
  • Tintin L

    Local temple


    A temple in a very local Taiwanese area. The temple is smaller compared to others and most visitors are locals. There's some food stalls near the temple.
  • FyingKiwi

    Christchurch, Nueva Zelanda

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    En solitario

    Simple But Interesting


    A much less grandiose temple in decorative style, but there is still sufficiently enough to keep one interested for a while. Also has quite an interesting array of deities at the shrine. Because of its simplicity, it is also much quieter than many of the more well-known (and frequented) temples.
  • baryTW


    Traveler type:

    En solitario



    百念傳統廟宇前有傳統美食攤 我吃了幾攤 吻子魚炒飯:一碗$50。還可 吳媽媽豬血湯:好吃吳媽好親切頻頻問我要不加湯,還送我一大塊的豬軟骨肉!超讚的! 阿桂姨排骨湯:生意好到可 排骨湯$60:與白蘿蔔一起白煮的湯!鮮嫩多汁美味! 滷肉飯$25:哇他的白飯真是彈牙滷汁也很好
  • piyaupiyau

    Chiba, Japón

    Traveler type:

    En familia



  • 高x鵬e


    Traveler type:

    En pareja



    慈聖宮是大稻埕附近的老廟宇 不只是民眾的信仰中心 而且是美食聚集地 廟前一條街全是好吃美食 重點要注意是只中午營業

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