Xingtian Temple

Taoist Temple in Zhongshan & Datong

Our Review

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.