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Mazu Temple of Meizhou

Meizhou Town, Xiuyu District, Putian 351154, China
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Differently great

I went in low season so I hadenough time to visit, understand, see, learn.. I found it quite... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2016
draghignazzo
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Mexico City, Mexico
Nice temple but don't visit during CNY

It was a very nice temple on Meizhou Island. Took the ferry to Island and you may get a golf car... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2015
FoodieGloria
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Hong Kong, China
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good21%
  • Average17%
  • Poor0%
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11 Mar 2016
“Differently great”
2 Mar 2015
“Nice temple but don't visit during CNY”
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Meizhou Town, Xiuyu District, Putian 351154, China
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

I went in low season so I hadenough time to visit, understand, see, learn.. I found it quite interesting, even fascinating. Since the entrace, the boat ride, the island itself and the different temples and shrines, is quite an experience. Even that there are many...More

Thank draghignazzo
Reviewed 3 March 2015

It was a very nice temple on Meizhou Island. Took the ferry to Island and you may get a golf car for a short drive to the temple. There were tones of people while we visited during CNY. Unbelievable crowd. Highly suggest visiting it during...More

2  Thank FoodieGloria
Reviewed 3 March 2015

I am a temple person. I write about temples and have personally visited a lot of Mazu/Tin Hau temples. This is the biggest and best that I have seen. The temple has two halves. The old ancestral part is atmospheric and dark. It is the...More

Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

This local temple is dedicated to the goddess of the sea. Do like the locals, and walk up from the ferry landing. It's not very far, and the walk is pleasant enough. A good half-day distraction if time permits.

3  Thank Andrew_Alin
Reviewed 12 October 2013

The ferry crossing to the island is not a pleasant ride unless you're able to take the faster boat. Lots of temples within the grounds to visit, and additional admission to see the statue of Mazu (half price for foreign passport holders).

1  Thank love_to_travel1188
Reviewed 6 September 2013

A great temple. Get here from New Putien Bus Station for RMB13 (1 way) to Matou (Port). Then an express yatch RMB20 (1 way - interval 20mins). An entrance fee to Meizhou Island of RMB65. Hope more of English description in brochures or inscription for...More

3  Thank LOIWY
Reviewed 1 January 2013

As with most other temples and sights in china, in order to fully appreciate the beauty and history, will need to do some research beforehand Mazu is a famous goddess in chinese history and most chinese educated students would be somewhat familiar with her. Need...More

Thank pettypoh
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