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Address: No.16 Alley 84, Sec 2, Zhongyi Road, Tainan, Taiwan
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+886 6 222 7983

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Well attended temple

One of the most popular temples in tainan. With horn blasts whistles fortune tellers and tons of incense this temple has atmosphere. Several shrines on different levels

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 3, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

Better known as the Altar of Heaven, this multi faceted temple is another must see on the Tainan visitor list. There is a lot to see but you need to seek some of it out as there are various buildings and staircases, some of which at first glance don't appear to be leading anywhere. Every shrine on the site has... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

One of the most popular temples in tainan. With horn blasts whistles fortune tellers and tons of incense this temple has atmosphere. Several shrines on different levels

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

We visited over 10 temples in Tainan and this was one of the most interesting. The temple was extremely popular with local worshippers and was packed when we visited in the early morning. There was also some kind of ceremony taking place outside the temple with about 10 to 20 people playing instruments singing and chainring.

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Hsinchu, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2012

One of the most visited temple here. There are numerous temples in Taiwan but this one is said to be the oldest. The temple was built in 1854 but the furnace was from the seventeenth. People often visit here to pray for something.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2012

We went there today and really enjoyed ourselves. The pavement in front of the temple is marked out with parking slots for scooters so we could tell this was a popular one. It's got all the usual temple stuff but at the back there's an area where 5 or 6 white shirted fortune tellers take turns communicating with the gods... More 

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