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Tianhou Temple of Quanzhou

Address: No.1 Tianhou Road, Licheng District, Quanzhou 362002, China
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Ranked #13 of 66 Attractions in Quanzhou
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Quanzhou, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This temple is not spectacular, but still nice to visit. It's located on a nice square where you can see the remains of an old city gate. Inside the temple there are some square columns that come from an old Indian temple, dating from a time when Quanzhou was an important port. You'll see them, because they look very different... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Tianhou temple of Quanzhou was built during the Qing Dynasty in 1196. It is a medium size temple, very clean, well maintained and rich in colour. It has the typical ancient architectures for ancient temples in Fujian province, China. This is a place for worshippers and not many overseas tourists especially western tourists can be seen here. This temple is... More 

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