Shanghai Temple Of the Town God (Chenghung Miao), Shanghai

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A famous Taoist shrine protecting the city through ancient Chinese folk religion, Shanghai Temple Of the Town God (Chenghung Miao) draws locals and tourists alike. Enter the grandiose 10,000 sq m (107,639 sq ft) hall, light some incense, and admire colorful sculptures of three city gods revered among Shanghai residents. Built in 1403, the temple has many well-preserved architectural layers and a tumultuous past, offering a tranquil retreat from the surrounding shopping district. A red lantern-covered inner facade and two gardens provide a scenic stroll as you watch devotees come for their prayers. Take a look at our Shanghai trip builder app to schedule your visit to Shanghai Temple Of the Town God (Chenghung Miao) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • September 29, 2017
    Great Temple with all the various Emperors. Interesting experience, that one should go for. It is quite big, so if you want to look around you could easily spend an hour there.  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    After being overwhelmed by the stalls of the shopping area, one comes upon this architectural gem! Well worth the time for return visits.  more »
  • September 21, 2017
    Definitely visit this if you have not been to a true Chinese temple. This gives you a very good feel for what it is like. The price is about as low as you can get. You will not need a long time to see...  more »

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