Official God of War Temple

This temple, along with the Confucius Temple, is known as one of the oldest and best-preserved temples in Taiwan. The entrance to this temple has a particularly high threshold, and for a reason. In the old days, it is said, women were banned from the temple and the high threshold was designed to keep them out.

  • Main deities:
    1. Kuan-Kung (The God of War)
  • Year erected: unknown, but according to legend it was during the Ming Dynasty’s Yungli reign, in the mid-17th century.
  • Location: 229 YungFu Road., Section 2, Tainan
  • Opening Hours: 9am – 5pm