Pray for wealth and luck in business at Hsing Tian Kong, a popular Taoist temple in Taipei’s Zhongshan district. An impressive structure erected on the corner of a very busy intersection, the temple worships Guan Yu, the patron god of businesspeople. Constructed in 1967, the temple features many intricate carved designs and contains a collection of dragon sculptures. Locals flock here to pray, while people wait in line to get a blessing or take part in open lectures held by various Confucian scholars. The busy temple has its own subway station, and no burning of incense is allowed inside the temple. Make Hsing Tian Kong a centerpiece of your Taipei vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Taipei online travel route planner.
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Xintian Temple (aka Hsing Tian Kong) is one of the most famous temples in Taiwan, with its main god being Guangong, who is both a protector of Buddhism and Taoism. In the Three Kingdom Era, GuanYu..... more »
Hsing Tian Gong honours Guan Yu, the patron saint of businessmen. The construction is relatively new; it was erected in 1967. "Ghost money" is no longer burnt at the temple, in an effort to reduce... more »
Unique Temple, very busy, recommend standing off to the side, out of the traffic queues and enjoy the ceilings and architecture. Impressive during the day, it's also well lit at night for a different view. Many vegetarian restaurant options in the streets around the Temple.
Very famous temple in Taipei Buddhism and Dao religion center. For sightseeing, good to spend half hour to visit and have your pray for getting best wishes. Most local people visit for pray to get guidance and good luck from gods, for getting rid of bad luck.
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