Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple, North District

4.0
#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Hsinchu
Taste traditional Taiwanese snacks while soaking in the spiritual atmosphere at Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple. Dedicated to Cheng Huang, the mythical leader of the underworld, the temple has many colorful and traditional wall paintings. Buy some snacks such as mi-fen, gong-wan and rou-yuan from the food stalls in front of the temple, and don't miss the giant abacus on the rooftop, which Cheng Huang uses to measure people's righteousness, according to legend. The peaceful surroundings bring many people to pray in the temple. To visit Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple on your trip to Hsinchu, use our Hsinchu trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Difficult to find the entry point (literally a corridor between two shops) but inside the complex it is a different world. Immediately in front of the temple is huge array of food stalls doing a roari...  more »
  • Everything is so well done and so well thought out that you feel the inner strength. Very striking colours and very well worked designs. It's worth visiting at any time of the day and in any epic of the year.
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