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Kailong Temple(開隆宮)

Traveler rating:4 3 Reviews 4.6

Updated:2019-11-20

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Introduce

Kailong Temple is the temple with the longest history of worship of the Seven Star Goddess(七星娘娘) in Taiwan. Its images of female kindness are believed to give blessings to children, and its seven fairy images are interpreted as bringing good fortune in romance and relationships. Kailong Temple(開隆宮) is well known in Taiwan for its coming of age ceremony, where every Qixi Festival (七夕Chinese Valentine’s Day) parents from all over Taiwan bring their 16 year old children to participate in the incredible adulthood ceremony. This rite of passage is an important Qixi activity in the district, and is now even known abroad; for the past few years many Japanese parents have brought their children to take part.

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TEL +886-6-2212137

Address West Central Dist., Tainan City Taiwán, R.O.C

Category Religious Temples

Opening Hours Free entry, open all year round

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Traveler rating:4.0 3 Reviews Write a Review

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  • Bryan H

    Portland, Oregon

    Traveler type:

    Couples

    Temple to pray for kiddos

    Traveler rating:4 2018-12

    While there is a temple for babies, both born and unborn, and pregnant women, this temple is for kids when they are in their early teens. Want a kid to avoid the trials and tribulations that no one should have to endure? Come here? We saw artist renditions of kids being supported in the first room. Like almost all temples in this town, this one sports a bathroom that a movie house would be proud of. On our last day of temple touring, we visited this one using the LP directions of which lane to go down. There were two cool coffee shops nearby in case you're in need of a recharge.
  • jojoarime

    台灣台中

    Traveler type:

    家庭式

    做十六歲

    Traveler rating:5 2019-08

    #廟#七夕#牛郎#織女 #做十六歲#狀元#七娘媽 開隆宮, 俗稱七娘境 (閩南語:tshit-niû-kíng), 位於臺灣臺南市中西區 中山路79巷56號, 建於清雍正十年(1732年), 主祀七星娘娘(七娘媽), 為臺灣歷史最悠久的七...
  • bettch

    Traveler type:

    一人旅

    裏路地の中国式廟。

    Traveler rating:3 2018-12

    新光三越のある通りを1本裏手に入ったとろこにあります。小さな中国式廟ですが、創建は1730年頃であり、歴史を感じさる佇まいです。向かいの広場には牛の像や、カジュマルの木が生えており、その一体は別空間のようです。目印はアーケードですが、通り挟んで反対側の新光三越側からは分かりやすいと思います。(台鐡台中駅から徒歩10分)

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