Xingtian Temple

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Xingtian Temple information

Location
Taipei , Taiwan
Address
109 Minquan E Rd, Sec 2; 民權東路二段109號
Getting there
Mrt: Xingtian Temple
Opening hours
5am-11pm
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Though established in just 1967, Xingtian Temple is considered especially efficacious as temples go, and it has emerged as one of the city's top centres of folk worship. While a progressive moral system is taught here, with a deemphasis on the literal meaning of ritual, you'll find all manner of fortune telling, including a subterranean 'Street of Fortune Telling' under Minquan E Rd.

The temple hit the headlines in 2014 when it banned visitors from burning incense because of the damage the smoke can do to people's health.