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Songshan Ciyou Temple

No.761 Fourth Section Bade Road, Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2765 9017
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300 years old temple

this is one of the oldest temple in taipei, songshan district. You will be able to see the... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Andy N
Taipei, Taiwan
Ciyou Temple

Mazu Goddess of the Sea temple nearby Raohe Street Night Market. 10 minute walk from Songshan MRT... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
KianHian L
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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No.761 Fourth Section Bade Road, Songshan District, Taipei, Taiwan
+886 2 2765 9017
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

this is one of the oldest temple in taipei, songshan district. You will be able to see the architectural design of the temple goes all the way back to ancient time.

Thank Andy N
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Mazu Goddess of the Sea temple nearby Raohe Street Night Market. 10 minute walk from Songshan MRT Station. It is a six storey shrines that house all the prominent Taoist and Buddhist deities. Admire the efforts went into the details craftsmanship of this colourful temple...More

1  Thank KianHian L
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Nice temple for a short visit. Very beautiful building and decorations. Not as big as some other temples in Taipei but nice anyways. Near the metro and close to the raohe market as well.

Thank Tintin L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Just outside the Raohe night market arch, this temple boasts of elaborate wall sculptures so prepare to take some snaps! After visiting, swing by the market and try the yummy Taiwanese delicacies like the meat buns everyone's lining up for.

Thank coriks65
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This temple is right outside the estern entrance to the YaoHe night market. So a good place to stroll after you had been stuffed with all the wonderful foods from the market. The night light adds dramatic effects to the fanciful creatures on top of...More

Thank Huhu2013
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This temple is reportedly more than 200 years old. It is so colorful and beautiful and well-maintained. Located near the Raohe Night Market, it is a very popular temple and was so full of people on Chinese New Year's day. The mosaic on the roof...More

Thank Dr_Bingcarlos
Reviewed 28 January 2017

A small but very elaborately decorated temple, which appears to be very popular with the local population, who appear to be involved in either a task of numerology or lottery. It may have something to do with this temples decoration having something to do with...More

Thank FyingKiwi
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This temple is a bit difficult to find in the heart of the market. The temples is really small and popular with local business people who work in the area. It is very cluttered and dense inside. It does add some culture to the night...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

I have not been in such an active temple before. Hundreds of locals worshiping mid day. Such a sense of community. People visiting and enjoying eachothers company. The building is beautiful and the active use adds to the vibrant of the place. The smell of...More

Thank Ian B
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

The Songshan Temple carries many traditions like the burning of incense, burning money, lighting candles, and making food offerings. It is a very intricate temple, as you walk to different levels and through different halls. It is gorgeous and an important part of the local...More

Thank NewManDue
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