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Yujing Beiji Temple(玉井北極殿)

Traveler rating:3 1 Reviews

Tuesday:06:00 – 22:00

4.5

Updated:2018-12-13

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Yujing Beiji Temple(玉井北極殿) was built in 1717. The local people donated the funds to build a temple after Xuan Tian Shang Di (Dark Heavenly Highest Deity) warned them in a dream about a flood, allowing them to flee. As the image of Xuan Tian Shang Di shows him stood on a turtle-snake, the temple has many turtles presented by believers, as many as several hundred at one time. The temple is located in the middle of the Yujin basin. Since it was established, there have been quite a few legendary stories of how the god has performed miracles and protected the locals. The most famous was when Allied aircraft strafed Yujin Elementary School(玉井國小) near the end of World War II. After Xuan Tian Shang Di warned of the attack in a dream, over 3,000 students and teachers were evacuated prior to the attack and not one was hurt. Also, many buildings collapsed when the Great Baihe Earthquake in 1964, however, the number of casualties was unusually low; many people believed this was due to the merciful warning provided by Xuan Tian Shang Di. Beiji Temple remains the source of spiritual support and belief center for local people.

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TEL +886-6-5743788

Address Yujing Dist., Tainan City Taiwán, R.O.C

Category Historic Sites、Religious Temples、Culture

Opening Hours Monday~Sunday 6:00~21:00

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    パレンバン, インドネシア

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    (2019年7月現在)大規模修繕中

    Traveler rating:3 2019-07

    町の中にあるお堂ですが、2019年7月現在大規模修繕中でした。参拝はできますし、繁華街の中にあるのでぜひ立ち寄ることをおすすめします。マンゴー以外の数少ない見どころです。

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