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The Spiritual Heart of Donggang!

The most visited temple in town! We stayed there a while on a Saturday evening, seeing town folks... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Brian P
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Hualien, T'ai-wan, Taiwan
A good cultural site for travelers.

We visited the temple at midday, it was a little hot outside. Wear a long sleeve shirt if you go... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
freemusicshows
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New York City, New York
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Nov 6, 2017
“The Spiritual Heart of Donggang!”
Jul 22, 2016
“A good cultural site for travelers.”
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No. 21-1, Donglong St., Donggang Township, Taiwan
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The most visited temple in town! We stayed there a while on a Saturday evening, seeing town folks shooting the breeze and children frolicking nearby. People, local or foreign, burned incenses to pay respect to the guardian of sea, Matsu.

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We visited the temple at midday, it was a little hot outside. Wear a long sleeve shirt if you go there during the day. The temple gate is spectacular and it has a large courtyard with parking spaces and shops.

Thank freemusicshows
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We traveled to Dongang this summer to sight-see. The temple is noteworthy and has a massive gold gate in the entrance. No matter your religion, it's a stunning landmark and cultural beacon of Donggang. I recommend it to travelers who have an extra 30 minutes...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 26 November 2015 via mobile

This is a very unique Chinese temple. The decoration is very beautiful. Come visit this temple you will enjoy a good lesson of history and culture of Kenting.

Thank harbourchan
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Definitely worth a visit.. beautiful as most of the other temples in the country.. even if you are not into religion just go and see the architecture and people praying

Thank rajeevmahatma
Reviewed 28 April 2015

I first visited this temple back in the summer of 1972 when I was doing a summer internship in a marine biology research station in Dong Kang Township. At then it was quite shabby but then with the boom of tuna fishing, fishermen started donating...More

Thank Pineconefish_Yan
Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

This temple was built and plated in gold. Houses the big ship which is burnt together with all bad omen in the town. Was lucky to have watched different groups coming in to make offerings and it was really grand! Definitely worth a trip if...More

1  Thank maddiesteo
Reviewed 7 January 2015

This is a very traditional temple. Burn the King ship is traditional activity at here. Local people will come to here held this activity together. By the way, there are many delicious food nearby . If you have time you can stroll a moment

Thank 余伯
Reviewed 12 December 2014

its pretty cool and not much people there, there is around seafood restaurant streets, best place for parking then walk around this area

2  Thank thewayhostel
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