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taiwan chinatownologyTaiwan

taiwan chinatownologyTaipei

National Palace Museum Taipei
國立故宮博物院

Located in Taipei, the National Palace Museum is one of the world's best museums of Chinese art and antiques.


gay rabbit templeGay Rabbit God Temple
A temple for same sex couple in Taipei. Probably the first and only one of its kind and has attracted visitors from all over the world.

 

taiwan chinatownologyTainan

 

tainan guan gong templeTainan Guan gong Temple
One of the oldest Guan Gong temple and refers to its founding date to South Ming dynasty. Another of Taiwan's link with Southern Ming history.


tainan grand matsu templeTainan Grand Matsu Temple
The former palace of Ming King and now a major center of Matsu worship.



five consubines templeFive Concubines temple
Tomb and temple complex built in honour of the five concubines of the last Ming Prince in Taiwan. The five ladies chose to end their lives rather than to surrender to the Qing court.


taiwan chinatownologyFestivals

baoan cultural festivalAsia Pacific Baosheng Cultural Festival
A two month event at Baoan Temple to celebrate the birthday of the God of Medicine, Bao sheng Dai Di, 保生大帝



flowers to the goddess of birth and childcareBirthday of Goddess of Birth and Childcare
Taiwan's Baoan temple celebrates the birthday of the Goddess of birth and child birth.

 

guan du temple taiwanBirthday of Mazu
Take a look at the activities on the even of Mazu's birthday at one of Taipei's oldest temple.


hungry ghost festival taiwanHungry Ghost Festival in Taiwan
A look at Hungry Ghost celebrations in Taiwan on both the private and public levels. Taiwan also has a museum dedicated to the culture of Hungry Ghost Festival.

 

taiwan chinatownologyHistory

zhu shu guiKing of Southern Ming, Zhu Shu Gui
The Prince of Southern Ming who lived in Tainan to help restore the Ming dynasty. When that aspiration failed, he committed the last act of political resistence - suicide.

 

 

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roofs of xing tian temple
taiwan chinatownology
Promoting traditional food
hungry ghost festival long shan si
opera stage
old man under the moon
Yue Lao shrine inside the
Tainan Grand Matsu Temple
five concubines temple
tainan guan gong temple

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