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A temple with 300 years history

It is a quite well-preserved historical temple. Stone floor, wooden beams, windows, everything has... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
patiencehsu
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Taipei, Taiwan
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Tianhou

In a country absolutely full of beautiful temples, Tianhou in Penghu can definitely hang its head... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Lardylove
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Taichung, Taiwan
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15 Apr 2018
“A temple with 300 years history ”
25 Jun 2017
“Typical traditional temple worshipping Mazu, the sea goddess of Southern China”
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

It is a quite well-preserved historical temple. Stone floor, wooden beams, windows, everything has story if you have some local guide to tell. It is the first Mazu temple in Taiwan and Penghu does great protection of temple history.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Here is the iconic historic heritage of Penghu island. The temple was built hundreds of years ago, and followed the same architectural style of Mazu temple scattered along the west coast of Taiwan. However, the size is smaller. There are other heritages aside, like Shi's...More

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Reviewed 30 January 2017

In a country absolutely full of beautiful temples, Tianhou in Penghu can definitely hang its head high. I've read this is the oldest surviving worshiping temple in Taiwan (travel in Taiwan website). Originally built in 1592, of course going through many renovations, the temple contains...More

Thank Lardylove
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Penghu is a bit sleepy at times. There isn't much to do if you like bug cities. But there are a number of good historical sites to visit including this temple which has stood on these grounds for over 400 years. It's an easy walk...More

Thank Matt F
Reviewed 28 May 2016

This is a very beautiful temple indeed and full of history as one would expect on this island. Nice to sit down in the shadow just outside and watch people as well.

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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

The temple have stood here for 400 years. It's full of history and ancient arc hitectural technology. The top of temple has a symbol which is half Dragon and half horse. This unique symbol represent a blessing of peace.

Thank 麒富 洪
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Old local people call here as "Má-keng" Temple, this "Má-keng" maybe is the oldest religious architecture in Taiwan history and still extant. When we visit to any temple in Taiwan, we shall enter in Dragon Side[Our right side] and exist from Tiger Side. Here, you...More

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