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Songshan Ciyou Temple

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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Small but Very Nive Temple

This temple is just a small but totally informative temple, with full of great memoirs in every... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Jen M
Stunning

The temple was constructed in 1753, such a wow i think now its my favorite tample. According to... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Karolina G
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No.761 Fourth Section Bade Road, Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed September 26, 2018

This temple is just a small but totally informative temple, with full of great memoirs in every corner. During our visit they are somewhat doing an offering for the dead where they place food and prayer items to invite the love ones for the rituals....More

Thank Jen M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The temple was constructed in 1753, such a wow i think now its my favorite tample. According to legends the temple was founded by a wandering monk who came upon a group on Matsu followers. Together they raised money for ten years and then built...More

Thank Karolina G
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Yes, great temple, but not worth going to unless you are here for the (best) night market because other more central temples are at least as interesting and similar (longshan e.g.)

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Ciyou Temple (慈祐宮) or the Songshan Mazu Temple (松山媽祖廟) was built in 1753 built by local residents during the Qing Dynasty era. It’s very convenient to reach via the Green Line to the terminal station Songshan (松山). Take the exit 5 and the temple is...More

2  Thank shubhrom2017
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

This temple is near to songshan station and Raohe night market. This is since 1753 which makes it 265 years already. The sculptures are very nice and it's 5 storeys high. Great place to visit and pray!

1  Thank Edward L
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

This is a really beautiful temple! It’s easy access at Songshan MRT. There is also a night market (Raohe market) just on the side of the temple that you can visit after the temple.

1  Thank shuyim1
Reviewed July 6, 2017

this is one of the oldest temple in taipei, songshan district. You will be able to see the architectural design of the temple goes all the way back to ancient time.

Thank Andy N
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Mazu Goddess of the Sea temple nearby Raohe Street Night Market. 10 minute walk from Songshan MRT Station. It is a six storey shrines that house all the prominent Taoist and Buddhist deities. Admire the efforts went into the details craftsmanship of this colourful temple...More

3  Thank Khli
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Nice temple for a short visit. Very beautiful building and decorations. Not as big as some other temples in Taipei but nice anyways. Near the metro and close to the raohe market as well.

Thank Tintin L
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Just outside the Raohe night market arch, this temple boasts of elaborate wall sculptures so prepare to take some snaps! After visiting, swing by the market and try the yummy Taiwanese delicacies like the meat buns everyone's lining up for.

Thank coriks65
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