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Dadaocheng Cisheng Temple 大稻埕慈聖宮

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Dadaocheng Cisheng Temple, commonly known as the Dadaocheng Mazu (meaning "Mother-Ancestor") Temple, dedicated to the Tianshang Shengmu (meaning "Heavenly Holy Mother"), the guardian of sailors and also known as Mazu or Tianhou (meaning "Empress of Heaven"), is one of the three main temples in Daodaocheng, along with the Fazhu Temple and the Xia Hai City God Temple. "The first door opens to display the beauty of Guanyin Mountain; thousands of ships have navigated over the running waters" is written on the front gate, pointing out the change of its location over the years. Cisheng Temple was originally located at the intersection of Xining North Road and Minsheng West Road back in 1866, across the trading port, with the Bali Guanyin Mountain to its front right, looking onto the bay of the Tamshui River flowing north. In 1910, the Japanese government tore the temple down to re-plot the urban streets. The locals funded the temple relocation to its current address on Yanping North Road, using the original pillars and stones and preserving its appearance since the reconstruction finished in 1914, until today.


Historic Sites Religious Venues
Guiding Service
Family、Campus teaching
Suggested Months for Visiting
All year
Phone Number
No. 17, Lane 49, Baoan Street, Datong Dist., Taipei City Taiwan, R.O.C

Services & Facilities

  • Dinning
  • Toilets


Nearby MRT

O Zhonghe-Xinlu Line Daqiaotou

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Minquan W. Rd.

R Tamsui-Xinyi Line Shuanglian

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  1. 2 Families
  2. 8 Couples
  3. 11 Solo
  4. 1 Business
  5. 4 Friends
  • AndreaUbok


    Traveler type:

    En pareja

    Magnificent Temple in the middle of the night market


    This 1899 Taoist Temple is dedicated to Matzu the goddess of deadly waves. It is tucked in the middle of the night market so we wandered inside. There was signs all around us to watch our belongings, it was concerning. The Entrance was covered in red lanterns, there were lots of statues and a large Matsu.
  • Tintin L

    Local temple


    A temple in a very local Taiwanese area. The temple is smaller compared to others and most visitors are locals. There's some food stalls near the temple.
  • FyingKiwi

    Christchurch, Nueva Zelanda

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    En solitario

    Simple But Interesting


    A much less grandiose temple in decorative style, but there is still sufficiently enough to keep one interested for a while. Also has quite an interesting array of deities at the shrine. Because of its simplicity, it is also much quieter than many of the more well-known (and frequented) temples.
  • linglong818

    Xinbei, Taiwán

    Traveler type:

    Con amigos



  • viviane-akm




    台北の西側、大稲埕(ダーダオチェン)と呼ばれる下町エリア 媽祖や天后と呼ばれる航海の守護神、天上聖母が祀られていて 台北大稻埕法主宮・台北霞海城隍廟と合わせ、大稲埕三大廟と称されています 天上聖母が見守る中^^廟の目の前に広がる参道には 40年以上続く、安くておいしい小吃の屋台が軒を連ねています この辺りの屋台おススメですよ^^

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