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Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple

No.75 Zhongshan Road, Zhongshan Village, Hsinchu, Taiwan
+886 3 522 3666
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Very Crowded and Smoky

I understand this is a high-ranking cultural landmark and can appreciate the high quality... read more

Reviewed March 27, 2018
backpacker31
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Boynton Beach, Florida
via mobile
Worth a visit

Nice to walk around and explore and the market around adds to the experience. Worth the visit when... read more

Reviewed January 25, 2018
2013Travel_Companion
,
Mumbai, India
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“food stalls” (9 reviews)
“meatballs” (8 reviews)
“night market” (4 reviews)
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No.75 Zhongshan Road, Zhongshan Village, Hsinchu, Taiwan
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+886 3 522 3666
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I understand this is a high-ranking cultural landmark and can appreciate the high quality craftsmanship that is present in this temple, but unfortunately I simply couldn’t get past the large crowds or the choking incense (and cigarette) smoke. Every time I would stop to admire...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Nice to walk around and explore and the market around adds to the experience. Worth the visit when in Hsinchu.

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Hsinchu local delicacies, such as red yeast meatballs (肉圓), meatball soup (貢丸湯), fried rice vermicelli (炒米粉) and much more can be found outside of the Temple from morning to late evening. On the important days of the year, for example the ghost month or Lantern...More

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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

As good as Google translate is, this venue is very difficult if you don't speak any Chinese. It's a real possibility to get maimed by a moped. They are everywhere no matter how many pedestrians and how small the passageway. The people though are very...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The Cheng Huang Temple and its surroundings are the heart of Hsinchu. The temple is in an older part of town and is surrounded by a market and places to eat. The temple itself is beautiful and full of character and history. It is visited...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Main attraction are the food vendors, excellent street food. Very busy, tourists nd locals . lots of scooters (like everywhere else in Hsinchu

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

If you are going there during the lunch time, this place got lots of food choices to choose. It is also beside the temple. Entering the location will see that it is filled with different shops selling food. Local food delights in one single place!

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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Must try 肉燥饭and肉圆.Around the temple is food stalls. The queues is so long but worth it. Also can buy Hsingzhu Beehoon as present

Thank Gary Y
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Place to get hsinchu specialty food, beehoon, meatball, cuttlefish meesua and wrap spring roll. Nothing much to see I feel, just food. Must try would be their meatball and spring roll (Chinese version of subway, except it's filled with cabbage, pork floss, grind peanuts). Can...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Nice traditional temple where you can have famous bakwan to eat there. There are plenty of food along the street as well.

Thank ermyl
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