TzuShr (Divine Progenitor) Temple

TzuShr is one of the world’s finest examples of current Chinese temple art, since little temple construction or renovation has been done in mainland China for more than 40 years. TzuShr Temple offers visitors a rare opportunity to witness first-hand how a Chinese temple is constructed.

  • Main Deities: ChingShuei TzuShr (Chen Chao-ying), a Sung Dynasty loyalist who fought the takeover of China in 1277 by the Mongols of the Yuan Dynasty.
  • Year Erected:
    • initially built in 1770
    • The temple was in ruins by the end of World War II, and the restoration project, which has taken over 40 years, is still incomplete.
  • Location: 1 Changfu Street, SanHsia