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Hsiahai City God Temple, Taipei

Hsiahai City God Temple - Taipei, Taiwan
Hsiahai City God Temple
61, Dihua Street, Section 1, Taipei, Taiwan 103Map
+886 2 2765 2046
Neighborhood: Datong District (Ta-t'ung)
Overview

A small but active shrine, Hsiahai Temple is often missed by tourists visiting Dihua Street because it is hemmed in on three sides by food vendors. Dedicated to the "city god" who is believed to watch over the neighborhood, the history of this shrine is linked to the migration of Chinese people from a particular part of Fujian province on Mainland China, to Taiwan in the 19th century. There are dozens of icons and well-preserved paintings inside the temple, but most interesting is the constant trickle of worshipers and the rites conducted by Taoist priests.

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