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Hsing Tian Kong, Taipei

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Religious Site Tourist Spot
Pray for wealth and luck in business at Hsing Tian Kong, a popular Taoist temple in Taipei’s Zhongshan district. An impressive structure erected on the corner of a very busy intersection, the temple worships Guan Yu, the patron god of businesspeople. Constructed in 1967, the temple features many intricate carved designs and contains a collection of dragon sculptures. Locals flock here to pray, while people wait in line to get a blessing or take part in open lectures held by various Confucian scholars. The busy temple has its own subway station, and no burning of incense is allowed inside the temple. Use our Taipei trip itinerary builder to add Hsing Tian Kong and other attractions to your Taipei vacation plans.
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  • This temple is one of the most beautiful that I've ever seen. You can easily get trapped in the sights and smells of the place, and you can really feel the spirituality of the place.
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  • And certainly went to Fortune Street. The shrine for the first time in Taiwan? Also visit the locals were cloudless in orimashita visit. Join together watching the vid (^ O ^) is a little touched on Taiwan's culture to of visiting next time remember, you want to visit.
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  • It’s one of the bigger and more popular temples in downtown Taipei and is conveniently served by a subway station. It has a welcoming vibe and is not intimidating, unlike other places of worship that impose strict rules to visitors and non-adherents. They offer clean restrooms and free drinking water.
  • If you played video or computer games revised from the Chinese novel, Romance of the Three Kingdoms, this is definitely the place to visit. There is a statue of the famous character, Guan Yu/ Kan U, who becomes a god of religious Taoism with reputation of integrity, righteousness and loyalty. The style of the temple is relatively simple, but the solemn mood is noticeable. The temple is very famous for its power to expel the bad influence of evil spirits, and also the accuracy of its simplified oracles available to all.
  • Many people but feel very peaceful. Great place to visit. Recommended.
  • Interesting spot to experience Taiwanese temple. There r volunteers to teach ways of Taiwanese praying.
  • Nice temple on the main road here. Stopped on my way to the fish market.

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