Monday, May 08, 2006

Tainhou Palace in Tianjin

Tianhou Palace in Tianjin.

The Tianhou Palace, a famous Taoist temple in Tianjin City, was built to fete Goddess Tianhou (the queen of heaven).

The Tianhou Palace in Tianjin was first constructed in 1326 during the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368).

The main function of the Tianhou Palace is to pray for navigation safety.

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