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"Big Tyanhou Temple (chinese: 大天后宮)" Top 5 Page for this destination T'ai-nan Things to Do Tip by sunnywong

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It's built in the end of Ming dynasty. When General Shihlang took Taiwan during the years of Kanghsi, he changed the name into Matsu temple which was granted as "Tyanhou" by Kanghsi Emperor, and called big Tyanhou Temple. The structure is imposing and attracts adorers. The slabs of polished stones etched with coiling dragons and flying phoenixes on the wall are excellent arts.

Directions: No. 18 Alley 227, Sec. 2, Yung-Fu Rd., Central District, Tainan City

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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