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Lovely temple, worth a visit

A busy temple with lots of worshippers and we even caught a local procession with firecrackers... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2019
adrianl642
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Wanhua, Taipei
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Busy Temple

So jammed up all the way off the freeway and on the freeway to this famous temple in Taichung Dajia... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
MandC0218
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Riverside, California
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Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

A busy temple with lots of worshippers and we even caught a local procession with firecrackers. Temple is open on Mondays. Definitely a must visit if your visiting Goamei wetlands but it's a bit far to visit on its own. Lots of food stalls and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

So jammed up all the way off the freeway and on the freeway to this famous temple in Taichung Dajia , especially during Lunar New Year holiday. Extremely hard to find a single parking spot. Our family took us here and you have got to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 25, 2018 via mobile

Well, I walking by and thought it might be a nice place to visit as I saw a lot of people and shops. Some old lady walked up to me, pointing at her laminated card telling me she prays to her ancestors every 30 minutes...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

很多熱情跟友善的旅客,當地人非常認真回應任何旅客的問題,而且女神媽祖非常靈驗,居民每天總是有各種問題想問媽祖,是當地一個很重要的廟,也是台灣很重要的廟,每年三月、四月媽祖會去旅行,你們不要錯過了!Many tourists with passion and friendly. Every year during March and April, Matzu usually goes to travel, millions of people follow her night days, you guys must join them, very unforgettable experience.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank GinniHuang
Reviewed January 11, 2018

This MaZhu temple is very popular with the locals and tourists. After the visit, you can stroll the streets which is very interesting and have a cup of coffe at 85 deg cafe! As this temple is out of Taichung city, it's an hour journey...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Anne118642
Reviewed June 15, 2017

This temple is very interesting because of the location: surrounded by markets and houses in the middle of a part of Taicung. The Arts in the basement is worthful to see, the temple inside is coulourful and impressing, always a lot of visitors there. Nice...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank stefandick
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get a tour of the temple and the treasures in the basement. We even saw some rituals performed while we were there. Excellent example of Mazu Temple. Large and ornate!

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank 943kbc
Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

I went with a large tour group, and we were led around the temple to learn about Mazu. There is an expensive gift shop where some of the statues are located, including one that is large and made of solid gold. Don't take pictures of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed November 28, 2016

This temple is full of people/believers weekdays and weekends. You will be moved by how sincere the prayers are. This is the best place to know Taiwanese folk belief. There are also many stores nearby where sell local famous food and cakes. My favorite one...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

我相信妈祖的护佑。这次前来诚心拜拜。好不热闹的镇澜宫。人山人海。附近也有好多美食。 I always believe in Mazu, decided to make this trip since last year and really didn't disappoint myself. Looking at the crowd, the history, the architect. Wow. Search for more of this temple at discovery or YouTube. You will be surprised. I will be...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Around 30mins, and 1~2hours you can go around to eat local snack
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