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Dajia Jenn Lann Temple

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People saying that Jenn Lann Temple of Dajia was brought in to Taiwan by the Fukien province Tien islander, surname Lin, from Meizhou in 1730. Later on because the public worship tripod, in Yu Year of tenth, the little temple was built in Dajia in Taichung. Till 1770 the little temple was changed to Hou Temple. In 1778, the temple was rebuilt. Afterwards the scholar gentry frequently raised reconstructs and change to become Jenn Lann Temple. The temple with the statue of Mazu in Taiwan is more than five hundred and more. Every year during the beginning of March of Chinese Year, territorial pilgrimage is a great celebration. There are hundreds of believers following the pilgrimage, and there are many celebrations for welcoming Mazu in every temple. The territorial pilgrimage of Jenn Lann Temple of Dajia devolved hundreds of years. Whenever the people of pilgrimage several bulkiness and magnitude grandeur, it is praised and studied between the internal academic circle and mass communication border.

Jenn Lann Temples has front palace, behind palace, south north palace, south north room, bell drum floor and so on all suffusion personality, flowers and birds, walk beast and so on sculpture carvings woodcarving, all essence carves are neat and beautiful. The inner part is the oblation of Mazu, and the south palace supplies the chastity Mazu. The chastity Mazu means the chastity workshop woman Ms. Lin. All of these are connected to each other. The views are bright and shine. But after many times of re-built, many of the ancient antiques were not found. Only one or two plaques that were written by Qianlong and Guangxu emperors.

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

Nat'l Fwy 3 → Exit at the Dajia Interchange → County Hwy 132 → Shuiyuan Rd. → Shuntian Rd.


Take TRA to Dajia Station, then walk for 3 minutes.

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Last update time: Oct 25, 2023
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