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Da Tian Hou Gong, Tainan

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See the place where royal dynasties once resided at Da Tian Hou Gong. Built in the 17th century, the temple now functions as a place of worship dedicated to the goddess Matsu, but a long time ago it served as a palace for kings and emperors. Learn about their days spent living here and hear gruesome tales, such as the story of the five concubines who hanged themselves in the main hall. Check out the etchings of mythical beings, found all around the building, altars, statues, and other decorations that exist both inside and out of the temple. Use our Tainan vacation trip planner to arrange your visit to Da Tian Hou Gong and other attractions in Tainan.
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  • 我們是為了買蜜餞跟著導航來到了大天后宮,香火裊裊上升而我們也看到了當地信眾的虔誠,如果對廟宇建築或攝影有興趣可以排個時間前來看看。 
  • Also known as "Matsu temple" or "Mazu Temple" is a temple dedicated to the goddess of the sea, built on the ruins of the Palace of Prince Ninjing, last Ming dynasty. Beautiful architecturally and decorative (especially fine the two carved pillars in front of the main door), it is very popular with the faithful and tourists, and there are vending machines for souvenirs.
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  • 台南香火最旺的宫殿,里面有很多人在里面求签。这座大天后宫据说已经有很长一段历史了,也很受当地人的爱戴,挺特别的。