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Qingdao Tianhou Palace

Open Now: 9:07 AM - 4:33 PM
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Arts and Crafts for sale in an old temple

This temple, I guess is no longer consecrated due to the fact that photos are allowed throughout... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2015
Chengdu, China
a small old temple

Just by the seafront, its a restored taoist temple dedicated to the goddess tianhou. it was a nice... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2012
Seoul, South Korea
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30 Jul 2018
“Only good if you’ve never seen a temple or palace”
8 Jan 2018
“small and cosy temple”
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No.19 Taiping Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 261500, China
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

The first thing you see are a load of ‘activities’ like throwing money into a giant pot, buying red tags to tie on mass to a fence surrounding a gate, shops, more shops, etc. In no way is this a chinese palace or temple experience....More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

Tour guide are well verse of the temple and good introduction Touch the white carrot when out to bring good luck to home

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

Small temple is right, but one might as well as call it an arts and crafts depository. There is a little culture to be had, but not a lot. You can learn about the goddess herself and her importance to coastal Chinese cities, but ultimately...More

1  Thank Poe W
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

The temple is not very big, but conveniently located right off a metro station. The good points: it's free (rare enough in China), the little exhibition on local Shandong customs in the entrance hall has explanations in English that are not too shabby (again, rather...More

Thank journeysnjaunts
Reviewed 18 February 2017

On the last day of my Qingdao trip, 24 Oct 2011, I went there and saw the most beautiful exhibitions of flowers alive! You can expect to find lilacs as well as chrythanthnums, so nice to see! It's as heavenly as it seems.

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Reviewed 5 March 2015

This temple, I guess is no longer consecrated due to the fact that photos are allowed throughout, and there are no visible monks, makes a nice backdrop to what is effectively a cheap arts and crafts market. No entry fee but worth a quick look...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2012

Just by the seafront, its a restored taoist temple dedicated to the goddess tianhou. it was a nice little temple, but when I went was over-crowded with rude tourists which ruined the temple atmosphere

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