Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple, Hsinchu

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Taste traditional Taiwanese snacks while soaking in the spiritual atmosphere at Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple. Dedicated to Cheng Huang, the mythical leader of the underworld, the temple has many colorful and traditional wall paintings. Buy some snacks such as mi-fen, gong-wan and rou-yuan from the food stalls in front of the temple, and don't miss the giant abacus on the rooftop, which Cheng Huang uses to measure people's righteousness, according to legend. The peaceful surroundings bring many people to pray in the temple. To visit Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple on your trip to Hsinchu, use our Hsinchu trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Temple is surrounded by food shops and restaurants, is a very hot place in the Xinzhu, in the face of a lot of people, incense peak, to Hsinchu will visit one of the sights
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  • The perimeter of the temple of Cheng Huang is very hot. Many of the food stores in the land go to the temples where they are not visible and see the temples hidden in these common lives. There is no ceiling covering the temples before the sun can sprinkled into the atmosphere.
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