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Yimin Temple

Hsinchu CountyHistoric Sites
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information

TEL:
+886-3-588-2238
Address:
No.360, Sec. 3, Yimin Rd., Xinpu Township, Hsinchu County
Longitude/Latitude:
121.03631/24.844063

Tag

This temple is located in Xinpu Township of Hsinchu County. It is dedicated to the courageous Hakka people who organized a group of volunteers to protect their homes and communities at a time of unrest during the early Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). The site of the Yimin Temple first served as the cemetery for those who died in the troubles. The temple was built on this site in 1788 and the martyrs' cemetery is now located behind it. There are three temple festivals every year: the Spring Festival before Tomb Sweeping Day, the Autumn Festival at the end of October or beginning of November, and the Yimin Festival on July 20th,  lunar month.

Travel Information

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

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Zhubei Interchange → Guangming 6th Rd. → Dong Sec. 1, Guangming 6th Rd. → County Hwy 177

Public:

Take the train to Hsinchu Station, transfer Hsinchu Bus (bound for Xinpu) to Yimin Temple stop.

trip

Last update time: 2019-03-15

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