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Dongyue Hall

Tainan CityHistoric Sites

Built in 1673, it is also known as Dongyue Temple or Yuedi Temple. It is the oldest temple worshipping Dizang Wang in Taiwan, resembling a city god temple. As the deity protected local citizens like a city god, local officials put a lot of weight on it and renovated it very often. During the mid-Qing Dynasty, the hall became a temple with three sections and two wings, and a bell tower. During the Japanese Colonization, the bell tower and Sanchuan Gate were demolished for road expansion. In 1979 other parts of the temple except two sections were also demolished due to further road expansion. After the renovation in 1994, the 3-sectioned structure was restored.

Travel Information

(Traffic information is subject to change. Please check with the transportation station before departure.)
Transportation:

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Tainan Interchange → County Hwy 182 → Sec.1, Minquan Rd.

Public:

Take the train to Tainan Station, transfer Tainan City Bus (No.3) to Dong-Men Roundabout.

Last update time: 2019-03-15

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