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Lecheng Temple

Posted Date:2018/04/25 2247


Lecheng Temple is a prestigious Hanxi Mazu temple built during the rule of Qianlong Emperor of the Qing Dynasty. The 200-year-old temple is a municipal historic site designated by the city government. The rich history can be deduced from the sophisticated details of the architecture and interior decor.
Lecheng Temple was initially founded by ancestor Lin who had obtained success in early reclamation of Taiwan. Later on as villages were established, the  expansion of the temple is like a chronology of the early settlements and development in Taichung.
Lecheng Temple has many pious followers. The temple often hosts blessing ceremonies. The main deity of the temple is Yue Lao, the god of marriage. There is a wall full of wedding invitations in the Hall of Yue Lao, all of which are proof of Yue Lao’s efficacious charm. People come to pray for good marriage, relationship and popularity. 


No.48, Hanxi St., East Dist., Taichung City

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  • kimitakas

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    Solo travel

    Mazu temple

    Traveler rating:3 2019-03

    Le Cheng Gong is a popular Mazu temple, and it is also on the list of Taichung’s important cultural monuments. A tower like construction at the entrance is noticeable. You can walk from Taichung, and...
  • BrH880

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    Solo travel

    A great traditional temple, with nice and holy atmospheres

    Traveler rating:5 2014-03

    When foreign tourists try to take a look at traditional Taiwan religious activities, they would pick up a temple to visit and among so many temples in Taiwan, I think the temple is worth visiting...
  • ChristineTTang

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    Great place to see traditional celebrations!

    Traveler rating:4 2014-02

    It has become harder that people can find packed traditional ceremonies during festivals in Taiwan temples. Most of current Taiwanese families celebrate festivals and holidays (e.g. Chinese new year...
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    Traveler rating:3 2020-01

    門前不知道誰花大錢亂蓋一座寶塔看起來跟樂成宮一點都不搭很庸俗 門口石獅子那個三八花痴會送石獅子就送石獅子為何要亂寫一堆沒意義的字昭告天下字還寫錯有夠醜 感覺沒有十多年前那種寧靜和善的臺灣廟宇氣氛很可惜 現在好像就只是為了賺錢一直花錢增蓋門面真的非常沒有意思 浪費了一個地方文化 還有前面那條旱溪也不好好弄漂亮一點看起來地方文化真的很弱 唉臺灣人滿腦子只想賺錢根本沒有保存好地方特色沒有生活...
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    Traveler rating:4 2019-11


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