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Prefectural City God Temple

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In Chinese folk religion, the City God acts as a prosecutor in the district court of the underworld. In the world of the living, he keeps people in line through the threat of punishment in the afterlife. His temple features a giant abacus for the purpose of calculating the good and evil deeds of people when they are alive so that they can be subjected to a final reckoning after death. Since this temple is connected with the underworld, the local people tend to avoid entering it at night.

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

Nat'l Hwy 1 → Exit at the Tainan Interchange → City Hwy 182 → Sec.1, Minquan Rd. → Chenghuang St.


Take TRA to Tainan Station, transfer Tainan City Bus No. 3 to East Gate Traffic Circle stop.

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Last update time: 2021-07-08
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