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The oldest temple in Tamsui, Fuyou temple lies in the middle of Tamsui Old road (Zhongzeng Rd.). In the old days, this beautiful temple was visited by families & wives for the safe return of their men.
Fuyou Temple was once called Ma Zu Temple when it was first established during the time of Emperor Chia Ching (1722-1735). It was reconstructed in 1796 by townsmen & fishermen as the temple for the public during the early years of Tamsui.
Fuyou temples honors Ma Zu, who is the marine goddess that protects fishermen. It was once shared that Ma Zu showed her power against the French soldiers during the Sino-French war. The people reported it to their emperor who thus gave the temple a tablet that says “ç¿Œå¤©æ˜ä½‘” which means “A Blessing for the Next Day”. The tablet is still hanging in the hall of the temple.
Fuyou Temple also honors Guan Yin & the Lotus King. More pictures here.