Cebu Taoist Temple - A Chinese Community in Cebu
Taoist Temple was built in 1972 which located in Beverly Hills Subdivision in Cebu City.It was built by Cebu's substantial Chinese community, make up about 15% of Cebu's population. With an elevation of 300 meters above sea level, has a towering, multi-tiered, multi-hued attraction accessible by three separate winding routes. Has also gaudy style of Chinese architecture, and is topped with a pagoda-style roof.
Taoist temple is also open to all worshipers and non-worshipers alike. There also a ritual among devotees where one prays to the gods to grant one's wish. It includes washing of hands, going inside the chapel barefoot and dropping two blocks of wood. This temple is center of worship for Taoism, the religion follows the teachings of the ancient Chinese philosopher, Lao Tze. It has also other ritual among Taoist devotees, which is done during Wednesdays and Sundays. The entrance to the temple is a replica of the Great Wall of China. The temple includes a chapel, a library, a souvenir shop and a wishing well. The spacious balconies offer a scenic view of the downtown Cebu and in the distance Mactan and Bohol islands. Also noteworthy is the giant dragon statue. Nice sunset views too. Aside from visiting this temple you can also take a look or dropped by some hotels to inquire about their hotel fees, you choose any of them that you would like to stay for a while like Crown Regency Residences Cebu, Marco Polo Plaza Cebu, Waterfront Cebu City Hotel & Casino, Cebu Parklane International Hotel, NS Royal Pensionne Hotel and Holiday Plaza Hotel.
Travel Directions: The way of getting there is by private vehicle or taxi or wish to ride a jeepney to lahug and make sure you tell the driver that will go to Taoist temple so that the driver will take you Sudlon, and from there you will walk about 15 minutes or ride a motorcycle to be there to Taoist temple.
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