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Songshan Ciyou Temple

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Pray for love

This temple is supposed to give you good luck in romance. I hope my offering was good enough... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Temple

The Ciyou temple was build in the 18 century and well preserved, the temple is dedicated to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Serg O
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No.761 Fourth Section Bade Road, Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2765 9017
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is supposed to give you good luck in romance. I hope my offering was good enough! Great example of traditional architecture hidden away among the hustle and bustle of the urban sprawl. Ladies, I'm waitin'....

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sonofsatoshi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ciyou temple was build in the 18 century and well preserved, the temple is dedicated to the Black Faced Mazu and you can find many themed decorations inside, the building is stunning. There were people singing in the temple during our visit and the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Serg O
Reviewed 27 September 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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Jen M
Reviewed 28 August 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Karolina G
Reviewed 20 August 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.)

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 17 June 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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank shubhrom2017
Reviewed 19 April 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!

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Edward L
Reviewed 16 February 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.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank shuyim1
Reviewed 6 July 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.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Andy N
Reviewed 23 June 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

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Khli
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