Taste traditional Taiwanese snacks while soaking in the spiritual atmosphere at Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple. Dedicated to Cheng Huang, the mythical leader of the underworld, the temple has many colorful and traditional wall paintings. Buy some snacks such as mi-fen, gong-wan and rou-yuan from the food stalls in front of the temple, and don't miss the giant abacus on the rooftop, which Cheng Huang uses to measure people's righteousness, according to legend. The peaceful surroundings bring many people to pray in the temple. To visit Hsinchu Cheng Huang Temple on your trip to Hsinchu, use our Hsinchu trip itinerary maker tool.
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This is a fascinating temple. The entrance is not at all obvious but once you enter it is a cacophony of sounds and a medley of smells and colors. Cheng Huang Temple is one of the oldest temples on... more »
We visited Chenghuang Temple in the evening through an entry other than the front door so I have no information on how to find the temple from the street. I thought this oldest temple in Taiwan... more »
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