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Tianhou Temple, Changhua County

Built in 17th century, Tianhou Temple represents one of the oldest temples in Taiwan devoted to Matsu, the Goddess of the Sea. It got its current layout in 1936—--that of three structures and two yards. In front of the temple, a small garden features a dragon pond and at the back you'll find a culture museum of Matsu. The Goddess’ statue in the altar, brought to Taiwan from China in 1684, has a face black with incense smoke. Don’'t miss the elegant murals and paintings, and exquisite stone and wood carvings inside. Outside, visit the souvenir shops or get some delicacies at the street food stalls. The temple hosts many religious festivals and over 1 million worshipers every year. Before you visit Changhua County, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
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  • Lugang Tin Hau Palace is the earliest enshrined Meizhou island in Taiwan, the Temple of the Holy Mother goddess of the heavenly Mother, Incense Peak, holiday to a lot of travelers, can be paired with the Lugang old Street with the Glass library.
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  • After nearly 300 years of Lugang Diva Palace, even after several renovations, but wood carving beam painting building and walls to see connected, faded year traces of the year. Come here, let a person not by oneself serious meditation, look at 膩 delicate but no longer color amazing of wood carving ceiling and the blackened mother ancestor Idol, let a person very want to jump into the time light machine, return to the wind of the building of the ceremony. This is not only the familiar temples of Taiwan people, the special points of the palace incense, but also the world tour of the hot spot, Wang its in the agricultural calendar period, is also the first choice of spring.
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  • Very old mother ancestral temples, incense Peak, here in the heart there is a very calm feeling, I see Wenchang Emperor table put a lot of items, feel like high school to test, we all come please Wenchang Emperor Help.
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Where to stay in Changhua County

When staying in Changhua, visitors rarely look too far away from the main train station for their accommodations. The area includes most of the city's attractions and most of its places to stay. Choose from modern hotels on the main commercial strips, or small boutiques and guesthouses on the side streets. Some visitors to this area sometimes look to stay in the old town of Lukang to the west, or in the much livelier and larger Taichung City to the north.
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