Shi Lin Ci Cheng Gong

Shi Lin Ci Cheng Gong, Shilin: Address, Phone Number, Shi Lin Ci Cheng Gong Reviews: 3.5/5

Shi Lin Ci Cheng Gong
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liucy752
Taipei, Taiwan852 contributions
Don't miss the exquisite theatrical stages
Aug 2020
One of three oldest temples in Shilin. "Gong" is a temple that follows Taoist practices (道教).

The temple was established in 1796, then was rebuilt in 1864 (during Qing dynasty). Now the temple is recognized as a Taipei City Heritage. Like most Taoist temples in Taiwan, it is dedicated to multiple deities. The main goddess of this temple is Mazhu – the queen of heaven.

Please take a look at three exquisite theatrical stages (drama stages) in front of the temple. They are rarely seen among Taiwan’s temples. Some temples also have theatrical stage, but have only one.

Unfortunately, the temple is located in the mid of Shilin night market. The surroundings are a little chaotic.
Written April 6, 2021
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Kimitaka S
Taichung, Taiwan11,151 contributions
Temple in night market
Jun 2019 • Solo
This temple is located in the middle of Shilin night market. Many people come here to sit on the stairs after they bought some snacks or drinks.
Written July 6, 2019
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Linda K
Port Saint Lucie, FL2,353 contributions
Don't go out of the way . . .
Jul 2019 • Couples
. . . but if you are visiting the Shilin Night Market, do stop by for a quick visit. The temple is currently undergoing renovations and sight lines and access are somewhat limited.
Written July 5, 2019
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Naga VishnuKanth
Gothenburg, Sweden18 contributions
Ran across the temple in Shilin night market
Jan 2019 • Business
Beautiful architecture. This is my first temple visit in Taiwan. Walking along the road of the market, I ran across the temple, being in the evening, already, shops already opened. There was a person inside who gave us some insense sticks and explained where to keep those. Was nice architecture
Written January 24, 2019
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backpacker31
Boynton Beach, FL5,376 contributions
Temple or Restaurant?
Mar 2018 • Solo
Locate in the heart of Shilin Night Market, this temple features many of the typical features one might find in other Taiwanese temples - highly stylized images, intricately carved wood pillars and a colorful tiled rooftop. I visited this temple at night, during the night market’s busy hours and was disappointed to see so many people using the steps to eat their meals. To me, this showed a lack of respect.
Written April 15, 2018
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loveDCA
Washington DC, DC1,194 contributions
200+ year old temple
Jan 2017 • Friends
This temple can be found inside the grounds of the Shilin night market and is worth a visit. You'll find most people using its steps as a place to eat and rest from the crowds, but you'll be amiss if you don't look inside this 200+ year old temple. The main reception area has brochures in English that describe the temple in extensive detail.
Written January 18, 2017
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Pineconefish_Yan
Taipei, Taiwan71 contributions
One of the oldest MaTzu Temples in northern Taiwan
Feb 2016 • Family
This temple is dedicated to the sea goddess, The MaTzu, way back more than 200+ years ago. The temple is located in the old town of Shinlin, within the walking distance from MRT Jantan Station and is the middle of Shilin Nightmarket. There are many historical landmarks inside the temple and the temple itself has been designated as the 3rd category of "Historical Architecture". If you are into arts and history of Taiwan, don't miss it.
Written May 18, 2016
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NewYork5555
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan423 contributions
In the market
Nov 2015 • Solo
Walking along the road of the market, I ran across the temple, being in the evening, already, shops already opened. Site is small and little speciality was found, therefore, no need to visit only for this temple.
Written November 12, 2015
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Nins
Mumbai, India5,128 contributions
visited and pictured from out!
Aug 2015 • Couples
While we were enjoying shopping in Shilin by wandering we just came across this temple. There were so many junk food stalls and fruit vendors out.
We only got a chance to picture this from out. There were few couples sitting at the stairs and chatting however I think this closes at night. It was actually late night!! Good to take some photos.
Written August 15, 2015
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