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Every Chinese city once had its Temple of the Town God, the central shrine for Daoist worship. Shànghai's version dates from 1403 when local official Qín Yùbó, who had been posthumously designated as Shànghai's patron town god by the Míng Dynasty...more
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No.1 Yicheng Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200010, China
If you are just going to visit one temple in Shanghai then this is probably a good one to visit. It is very typical of any town temple to the gods and spirits. I wouldn't recommend visiting on New Year's Day though...the crowds around it...More
This Chinese temple is quite photogenic and offers a first hand experience observing the many visitors offering prayers and incense to the various dieties. You will surely take a good number of photos during your visit.
If you would like to visit anyone of the temples in Shanghai, ChengHuang Temple might be a good choice. It is located at the same area of Yu Yuan Garden and Nanshi Old Town so you could cram as many check-in on your social media...More
It costs 10 yuan to get into this temple and it is worth taking a look. There are a lot of rooms to see with statues (gods) and it is very popular with local people. A lot of people (including young people) worship there and...More
The temple is situated right next to the Yu Garden, accessible from the same subway exit. It is a beautiful architecturale example of what you would imaging in a "typical" period architecture in a modern Chinese city. The place is visited by locals and tourists...More