45 Sights in Tainan, Taiwan (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Tainan, Taiwan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 45 sights are available in Tainan, Taiwan.

List of cities in Taiwan Sightseeing Tours in Tainan

1. 格致堂

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The original Tainan Higher Technical School building, located in the Chenggong Campus of National Cheng Kung University in the East District of Tainan City, Taiwan, the full name of the school was "Taiwan Governor's Office Tainan Higher Technical School", which is the predecessor of National Cheng Kung University, one of the three major specialized schools directly under the Taiwan Governor's Office during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan. On November 19, the 88th year of the Republic of China (1999), the original "Main Hall" (now Chengda Museum), "Lecture Hall" (now Chengda Gezhi Hall), "Physical Chemistry Laboratory" and "Library Class" (now Chengda Physics Department Hall) during the Japanese occupation period were announced as Tainan City Historic Sites, in addition to the three departments on the east side of the Chenggong Campus were also Japanese occupation period school buildings, the first half of which was transformed from one floor to two floors after World War II.

Wikipedia: 原臺南高等工業學校校舍 (ZH)

2. 夕遊出張所

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The Anping Branch Office of the Tainan Branch of the former Taiwan Governor's Office Monopoly Bureau is located in Anping District, Tainan City, and was announced as a municipal historic site by the Tainan City Government on May 13, the 92nd year of the Republic of China (2003). The building was one of the four branches under the management of the Salt Division of the Tainan Regional Monopoly Bureau during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan, which was responsible for the storage, sales, inspection and other related affairs of salt. Originally, during the Japanese occupation, there were coal dumps in the east, Taiwan Salt Co., Ltd. offices and boiled salt factories in the west, salt barrier laboratories and pilot plants in the north, and test salt pans in the south, but now only this branch building remains. In addition, there were 16 salt offices (Japanese: Japanese) in Taiwan during the Japanese period, and this building is one of the only remaining salt offices.

Wikipedia: 原臺灣總督府專賣局臺南支局安平分室 (ZH)

3. Tiantan Temple

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Taiwan's first temple Temple of Heaven, located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, Taiwan, is a Taoist temple dedicated to the Jade Emperor God, and used to be the highest point of the capital city - above the Eagle Ridge. It is also known as the Temple of Heaven in Tainan, and is commonly known as Xintiangong Temple. Originally used as an altar for the Zheng dynasty to worship the heavens, the temple was built on the original site in the fourth year of Xianfeng (1854) of the Qing Dynasty. In 1985, it was designated as a third-class monument by the government of the Republic of China. In 1997, after the amendment of the Law on the Preservation of Cultural Assets and the abolition of the three-level grading system, it has been changed to a designated monument of the municipality directly under the Central Government. Now it is the two major Tiangong temples in Tainan City together with Kaiji Jade Palace.

Wikipedia: 臺灣首廟天壇 (ZH)

4. 大士殿

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Chihkan Lou Dashi Hall is a temple located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, Taiwan, located on the west side of Chihkan Tower, mainly dedicated to Guanyin Bodhisattva. According to legend, it was founded during the Yongzheng period of the Qing Dynasty and was the first Chinese-style building on the ruins of the common people. Later, due to various factors such as the change of dynasty, the Tuas Hall was built three times and demolished twice, and after the second demolition during the Japanese Occupation, until the 63rd year of the Republic of China (1974) began to be rebuilt on the current site, and the 65th year of the Republic of China (1976) was completed to receive the statue of the god of worship and have been enshrined to this day.

Wikipedia: 赤崁樓大士殿 (ZH)

5. 玉皇宮

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Tainan City Kaiji Jade Palace, commonly known as the old Tiangong Temple, is located in the North District of Tainan City, the former prefecture town Beifang, built in the Ming and Zheng era, the main worship of the Jade Emperor God, is the lord of ten thousand heavens, for the supreme god of the heavenly realm, dominates the three realms, honored as the Jade Emperor Great Tianzun Xuanqiong High God, commonly known as Tiangong, Tiangongzu, Jade Emperor, is the earliest temple in Taiwan to worship the Jade Emperor God, the Jade Emperor's Four Highnesses, and the Jade Emperor's Three Princesses. Together with Taiwan's first temple, the Temple of Heaven, it is the two major Tiangong temples in Tainan City.

Wikipedia: 開基玉皇宮 (ZH)

6. 安平靈濟殿

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Anping Lingshi Temple is located in Anping District, Tainan City, Taiwan Province. It is the jiaotou Temple (the main temple) of the tail club. The temple was originally called the fairy history palace, because with the emperor, the xuan tian God worship, is the "general system security" spirit "king" Wu "spirit" and the emperor "Ci" palace ", xuan tian god" Arctic "temple" into the name of the temple. In the temple, there are the king ship "Tong En" and "Xue Jinhai", which respectively belong to the Lord of Wu Fu En and the three emperors of Xue, Zhou and Zeng. In addition, the "Xue Jinhai" boat shed is built of thatch, different from the general king ship.

Wikipedia: 安平靈濟殿 (ZH)

7. 小禮堂

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The original Tainan State No. 2 Middle School Building Main Building and Lecture Hall is located in the East District of Tainan City, and was announced as a designated historic site of Tainan City on November 19, the 88th year of the Republic of China (1999). It was originally the site of Takeen Ordinary Elementary School, but later the school moved to a new school building in Sonozono Town, and the school building was transferred to Tainan State No. 2 Junior High School, which had only partially borrowed the school building, and the school building was renewed. The school building now belongs to the National Tainan No. 1 Senior High School.

Wikipedia: 原臺南州立第二中學校校舍本館暨講堂 (ZH)

8. 原臺南測候所

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The original Tainan Observatory, located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, was completed in 1898 and was one of the first batch of meteorological stations established in the early days of Japanese occupation, and it is also the oldest existing meteorological building in Taiwan. There is a cylindrical wind tower about 12 meters high in the center of the building, surrounded by a lower one-story 18-sided office space, located at the highest point of the former Tainan City, formerly known as "Eagle Ridge Terrace", because of the white tower in the middle of the building, the old Tainan people call it a pepper pipe.

Wikipedia: 原臺南測候所 (ZH)

9. 西市場

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West Market, residents commonly known as Dacai Market, is a market in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, originally built in Meiji 38 (1905), the current West Market Main Building was rebuilt in the 1st year of Taisho (1912), is an L-shaped building, which has historical significance in the urban development of Tainan City, and is now a designated historic site in Tainan City, including the West Market Main Building, the West Market Waikuo Store Phase II, the West Market Fish Store, the former Xingao Sugar Co., Ltd. cold storage, and the former Tainan Prefecture Green Fruit Combination Banana Warehouse.

Wikipedia: 西市場 (ZH)

10. 鎮轅境頂土地廟

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Zhenyuan Dadi Temple (Zhenyuan Jingjing Dadi Temple) is located in the north district of Tainan City, Taiwan Province, is the main worship of Ford Zheng God temple. The temple is opposite to the Land Temple jointly built by the army and the people, protecting Chongan'an Street (Master Street), which is a typical example of "ending the road". The two temples are also members of the "Eighteen Land" of Fucheng in the late Qing Dynasty. According to legend, the temple is the head of the "centipede point" in the General Ye Street, and the V-shaped road on both sides of the temple is the tentacles of the centipede.

Wikipedia: 鎮轅境頂土地廟 (ZH)

11. 原南門尋常小學校舍

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The original Nanmen Ordinary Primary School building is located in the central and western district of Tainan City, Nanmen Town during the Japanese Occupation, and was announced as a historical building in Tainan City on July 16, 2001, the 90th year of the Republic of China. The building was the "Nanmen Ordinary Primary School" (Tainan No. 2 Ordinary Primary School, Nanmen National School) during the Japanese occupation of Taiwan, and after World War II, it served as the Tainan City Government for a time, and is now the school building of Tainan Municipal Jianxing National High School.

Wikipedia: 原南門尋常小學校舍 (ZH)

12. 龍山寺

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Tainan Longshan Temple is located in the east district of Tainan City, Taiwan, one of the seven temples and eight temples in Fucheng, Taiwan. The temple and several other temples named after the Longshan Temple in Taiwan, ──, Lugang Longshan Temple, Tainan Longshan Temple and Fengshan Longshan Temple, are all separated from the Quan'an Longshan Temple in Jinjiang County, Quanzhou Prefecture. And the temple was officially built outside the Great East Gate during the Kangxi period of the Qing Dynasty. It was demolished for the widening of the road and was rebuilt at this site.

Wikipedia: 臺南龍山寺 (ZH)

13. 保安宮

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Four environment south factory generation Tianfu security palace is located in Taiwan Tainan city in the middle and west of the king temple, the main worship five fu thousand years old, the temple also worship a statue called "white lotus mother" strstone tablet. The temple is commonly known as "palace", and thus has "palace mouth" (in front of the security palace), "after palace temple" (after the security palace), "palace east" (the east side of the security palace) and other place names. The road in front of the temple is called "Baoan Road" is also named from the temple.

Wikipedia: 南廠保安宮 (ZH)

14. 原臺灣總督府專賣局臺南支局臺南出張所

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The former Taiwan Governor's Office Monopoly Bureau Tainan Chu Zhang Office is a municipal historic site in Tainan City, which was once used as the Tainan Chu Zhang Office and Tainan Branch of the Taiwan Governor's Office Monopoly Bureau, responsible for tobacco, alcohol, salt and other monopoly business. This building was announced as a Tainan City Historic Site on May 13, 2003, the 92nd year of the Republic of China, and is now the Tainan Cultural and Creative Industry Park with the original name "Taiwan Governor's Office Monopoly Bureau Tainan Chu Zhang Office".

Wikipedia: 原臺灣總督府專賣局臺南支局臺南出張所 (ZH)

15. Fort Provintia

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Fort Provintia or Providentia, also known as Chihkan Tower, was a Dutch outpost on Formosa at a site now located in West Central District, Tainan, Taiwan. It was built in 1653 during the Dutch colonization of Taiwan. The Dutch, intending to strengthen their standing, sited the fort at Sakam, about 2 miles (3.2 km) due east from modern-day Anping. During the Siege of Fort Zeelandia (1662), the fort was surrendered to Koxinga, but was later destroyed by a rebellion and earthquakes in the 18th century. It was rebuilt afterwards in the 19th century under Qing rule.

Wikipedia: Fort Provintia (EN)

16. 武德殿

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The original Tainan Wude Hall, full name of the Tainan Branch of the Great Japan Wude Association, is a Taoist hall built by the Great Japan Wude Association to promote martial arts during the Japanese Occupation, located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, which is a historic site in Tainan City, and is now the auditorium of Zhongyi National Primary School in the Central and Western District of Tainan City. The original Tainan Wude Hall is the largest of the existing Wude halls in Taiwan and has a higher quality of design and construction.

Wikipedia: 原臺南武德殿 (ZH)

17. 天池壇

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Located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, Taiwan, Nanchang Tianchi Altar is a temple dedicated to Tianfu Wang Ye (天王緷). The temple was originally a private temple, and later became the Jiaotou Temple (Nantou Kok) under the Nanchang Baoan Palace. In the past, the temple was centered on the area surrounded by Hoi On Road, Tai Yong Street, Kang Lok Street, and Baoan Road, and there was a "Tianchi" named after the Tianchi Altar, which was later merged with Xin'anli and Zhongtou Li (1 to 3 neighbors) to form "Gunshiri".

Wikipedia: 南廠天池壇 (ZH)

18. 三郊鎮港海安宮

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The Port and Hai'an Palace, located in the middle and west part of Tainan City, Taiwan Province, is a temple to worship Mazu. The origin was founded in the first year of Qianlong (1736), after the end of the event to thank the army of Mazu for crossing the sea to Taiwan; another is that the Haian Palace and the temple in Lin Shuangwen the temple. Because the temple is located in the former Tainan five ports in the south potential port area, adjacent to the town crossing head, so it is also called "town port Mazu".

Wikipedia: 三郊鎮港海安宮 (ZH)

19. Former Tainan District Court

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The former Tainan District Court, a former office building located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, Taiwan, used as the second-generation office building of the Tainan District Court in Taiwan, and the building bears witness to the history of Taiwan's important judiciary. Because of its cultural value such as the oldest surviving large-scale court building in Taiwan, the building has been designated as a national monument directly under the Central Government of the Republic of China.

Wikipedia: 原臺南地方法院 (ZH)

20. Old Tainan Minister's Official Residence

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The former Tainan Department Director's Residence, located in the East District of Tainan City, is a city-designated historic site and was once used as the dormitory of the Tainan Director and the Minister of Internal Affairs. After a long period of abandonment, it has now been restored. From May 107, it is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 9:00-17:00. The former South No. 1 Middle School teachers' dormitory in the rear is planned as a park to provide space for art, culture and performances.

Wikipedia: 原台南廳長官邸 (ZH)

21. Tainan Park

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Tainan Park, located in the North District of Tainan City, Taiwan, opened in 1917 in the sixth year of Taisho during the Japanese occupation, and is the oldest and largest park in the city. It covers an area of more than 40,000 pyeong (15 A), and was also a tropical experimental forest at that time. After World War II, it was once renamed Zhongshan Park, and in the 90th year of the Republic of China (2001), the old name Tainan Park was restored. It was registered as a cultural landscape in 2018.

Wikipedia: 台南公園 (ZH)

22. 臺灣府城城垣小東門段殘蹟

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The ruins of Taiwan Fucheng City Wall refers to the ruins of Taiwan Fucheng City, founded in 1788, leaving only some ruins in today's Tainan City, Taiwan. Among them, two sections of ruins have a large scale, and another small section of ruins were originally listed as municipal historic sites. At the end of December 2020, yue Gate, Dadong gate and Xunfang gun, "Taiwan Fucheng gate and city wall ruins" were upgraded to national historic sites, and the subsequent announcement will be made.

Wikipedia: 臺灣府城城垣殘蹟 (ZH)

23. 開山宮

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Located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, Taiwan, the Kaiji Kaishan Palace of Liuxingjing New Street worships the Baosheng Emperor and enshrines Chen Ling, the general of the Tiger Emperor sent by the Sui Emperor to seek exile. The predecessor of Kaishan Palace is said to be the general shrine dedicated to Chen Ling. In addition, some scholars Lin Hengdao, Yang Yunping and others believe that Kaishan Palace may be Taiwan's first Baosheng Great Emperor Temple.

Wikipedia: 開基開山宮 (ZH)

24. 德商東興洋行

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The original German merchant Dongxing foreign company is located in Anping District, Tainan City, formerly known as "Julius Mannich & CO.", which is a designated historical site of the municipality and one of the five foreign companies in Anping. Now the building is the Anping Foreign Trade Memorial, which shows the history of foreign trade in Anping Port, as well as some things related to Germany. In the vestibule of the building, there is an open-air restaurant.

Wikipedia: 原德商東興洋行 (ZH)

25. 開隆宮

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Kailong Palace, commonly known as Qiniang Realm, is located in the central and western districts of Tainan City, Taiwan, built in the tenth year of the Yongzheng Dynasty of the Qing Dynasty (1732), also commonly known as the Three Milk Palace in the Qing Dynasty, with stone steles to this day. The main worship of the heavenly daughter Qixing Niangniang (七娘馬), is the oldest temple of Qiniang Ma in Taiwan, famous for the custom of doing sixteen years old.

Wikipedia: 開隆宮 (ZH)

26. 開基天后宮

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Kaiji Tianhou Ancestral Temple, also known as Kaiji Tianhou Temple, is located in the North District of Tainan City, Taiwan, and is a temple dedicated to Mazu. Because the temple is the earliest Mazu temple in Taiwan, it is named "Kaiji". Its alias "Little Mazu Temple" is the opposite of the ceremonial Datianhou Temple, commonly known as "Big Mazu Temple", and because it is located in "Shuizaiwei", it is also called Shuizaiwei Mazu Temple.

Wikipedia: 開基天后宮 (ZH)

27. Forest of Steles at Great South Gate

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Nanmen Park Stele Forest is located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, Taiwan, commonly known as the "Great Stele Forest" ("Small Stele Forest" in the Chichi Building), which is one of the Ten Historical Buildings in Tainan City and one of the 100 Historical Buildings in Taiwan. Among them, stone steles such as "Reconstruction of Taiwan's Fucheng Stele" have been announced as cultural assets in the category of antiquities.

Wikipedia: 南門公園碑林 (ZH)

28. 安平城隍廟

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Anping City God Temple is located in Anping District, Tainan City, Taiwan, which used to be a temple worshiped by officers and soldiers of the Admiralty Division, and is now the four major public temples in Anping area together with Anping Guanyin Pavilion, Anping Tianhou Temple and Anping Public Temple. Its history dates back to the Qianlong period of the Qing Dynasty, but the current building was rebuilt in 1989.

Wikipedia: 安平城隍廟 (ZH)

29. 全臺首邑縣城隍廟

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The Chenghuang Temple of Shouyi County in Taiwan is an official worship city god temple corresponding to Taiwan County set up during the Qing Dynasty in Taiwan, known as the "Taiwan County City God Temple" at that time, located in the North District of Tainan City. Although its history dates back to the Kangxi Dynasty of the Qing Dynasty, the current temple building was rebuilt in January 1980 after the war.

Wikipedia: 全臺首邑縣城隍廟 (ZH)

30. 安平觀音亭

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Located in Anping District, Tainan City, Taiwan, Anping Guanyin Pavilion is one of the four public temples of Anping, dedicated to the Guanyin Bodhisattva, who was separated from the original Chinese countryside by Anping fishermen, but it is also said that Anping residents built a thatched house to enshrine the Guanyin statue brought by the residents in the 18th year of the Wanli Ming Dynasty (1590).

Wikipedia: 安平觀音亭 (ZH)

31. Kaiji Guangong Temple

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Guandi Port Kaijiwu Temple, commonly known as Xiao Guandi Temple, is located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, Taiwan, and is a temple dedicated to the Holy Emperor of Wenheng (Guan Yu). The front hall (original main hall) of the temple was announced as a municipal monument of Tainan Municipality, and the registered name was Kaijiwu Temple Original Main Hall.

Wikipedia: 開基武廟原正殿 (ZH)

32. 重慶寺

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Chongqing Temple is located in the central and western areas of Tainan City, Taiwan Province. It was announced as a historical building on April 26,96 years of the Republic of China (2007). It is one of the seven temples and eight temples in Fucheng, Taiwan, which originally belonged to the Zen Linji Zong, but now becomes a branch of the Kagyu School (Bai) in Tibet.

Wikipedia: 重慶寺 (ZH)

33. 風神廟

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Fengshen Temple, located in the central and western districts of Tainan City, Taiwan, is the only existing temple dedicated to the wind god in Taiwan, and is also one of the seven temples and eight temples in Taiwan's capital city. The Jiguan Pavilion, which is also a historic site of the municipality directly under the Central Government, is located in Miaocheng.

Wikipedia: 風神廟 (ZH)

34. 金華府

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Tainan Jinhua House is located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City. On November 7, the 94th year of the Republic of China (2005), it was announced as a municipal historic site, and the temple was dedicated to Emperor Guan and Ma Li Huang, which is one of the few temples named "Fu" in Tainan City, expressing its characteristics as a Wang Ye temple.

Wikipedia: 臺南金華府 (ZH)

35. 西羅殿

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Xiluo Hall of Nanshi Street, known as Fengshan Temple and Holy Prince in ancient times, is located in the middle and west district of Tainan City, Taiwan, which is mainly the temple of King Guangze, thirteen Taibao and other gods. It is close to the Wind Temple and the Guan Pavilion, and is also the belief center of King Zun of Taiwan Guangze.

Wikipedia: 西羅殿 (ZH)

36. 紅樓 (A)

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The original Tainan Normal School Main Building, located in the Central and Western District of Tainan City, the building was the Tainan Normal School of the Taiwan Governor's Office during the Japanese Occupation, and is now the administrative and educational building of Tainan University, which is a designated historic site of Tainan City.

Wikipedia: 原臺南師範學校本館 (ZH)

37. 四安境神興宮

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Tainan Shenxing Palace, full name Si'an Jing Niu Mill Hou Shenxing Palace, is a combination of three temples: Waixin Street Shen'an Temple, Songzai Foot Port Nanbaoxing Palace and Niu Mill Hou Jiulin Palace. The name of the temple consists of the "God" of Shen'an Palace, the "Xing" of Baoxing Palace, and the "Palace" of Ninglin Palace.

Wikipedia: 臺南神興宮 (ZH)

38. 西華堂

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Xihuatang was founded in the fifteenth year of Qianlong of the Qing Dynasty (1750), located in the north district of Tainan City, Taiwan, and was approved as a third-class historic site in the 74th year of the Republic of China (1985), and is now a designated historic site of the municipality directly under the Central Government.

Wikipedia: 西華堂 (ZH)

39. National Museum of Taiwan Literature

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The National Museum of Taiwan Literature is a museum located in Tainan, Republic of China (Taiwan). The museum researches, catalogs, preserves, and exhibits literary artifacts. As part of its multilingual, multi-ethnic focus, it holds a large collection of local works in Taiwanese, Japanese, Mandarin and Classical Chinese.

Wikipedia: National Museum of Taiwan Literature (EN)

40. East Gate

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Yingchun Gate, also known as the Great East Gate of Taiwan's capital city, is one of the 14 gates set up in Taiwan's capital city in the Qing Dynasty, located in the East District of Tainan City, Taiwan, and is currently a national monument of the Republic of China, and is also the largest existing city tower in Taiwan.

Wikipedia: 迎春門 (臺南市) (ZH)

41. 福隆宮

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Shizaitou Fulong Palace is located in the North District of Tainan, Taiwan, and worships the Baosheng Emperor. It is said that the temple was originally called "Fulong Realm" and dedicated to Fuzheng God, and later after the public worship of Shikeng Avenue, it was changed to Baosheng the Great Emperor Temple.

Wikipedia: 市仔頭福隆宮 (ZH)

42. 安平開臺天后宮

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The Tianhou Temple, also known as the Kaitai Tianhou or Mazu Temple, is a temple to the Chinese Goddess Mazu, who is the Goddess of Sea and Patron Deity of fishermen, sailors and any occupations related to sea/ocean. The temple is located in the Anping District of Tainan on Taiwan.

Wikipedia: Tianhou Temple (Anping) (EN)

43. 臺南三山國王廟

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Tainan Sanshan King Temple is located in the North District of Tainan City and is a national historic site. The temple worships the King of the Three Mountains, and the left and right halls are dedicated to the Virgin of the Queen of Heaven and the Duke of Hanwen respectively.

Wikipedia: 臺南三山國王廟 (ZH)

44. 安平大眾廟

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Anping Public Temple is located next to the First Cemetery of Anping District, Tainan City, Taiwan, one of the four public temples of Anping, and the main worship of Chitose Fu. The current temple was rebuilt in 1988, and only a remnant wall remains of the old temple.

Wikipedia: 安平大眾廟 (ZH)

45. 西㡣殿

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Located in Anping District, Tainan City, the Anping West Hall is dedicated to the Anlong King-Chitose, built in the third year of Qianlong (1738) , is the main temple of the realm of the West Society of the Wangcheng in the head of the ten corners of Anping.

Wikipedia: 安平西㡣殿 (ZH)

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