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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. A visit to Da Tian Hou Gong represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Tainan trip itinerary maker tool to plot your vacation.
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  • And unsteady gate ring around, walking, watching the niimi city mural. The depth was. From the ethnic line of the table not to look. Is the Red fitting House on the back and said ahead position. Into a human alley. Street art mural is near.
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  • So far, through the narrow, dimly lit alley in front of the shrine ceremony Moo Temple. Through the night is a scary feeling. Fewer visitors compared to the shrine ceremony Moo Temple, is a look inside a little white clothes, pray? There were people. Just because it was kinda difficult, or rather don't bother, seen from the outside.
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  • This is quite an interesting temple dedicated to the Taoist supreme deity, the Jade Emperor. It has no statues representing the deity inside. The columns have dragons wrapped around them.  more »

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