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Dragon Mother Temple

4.3/5
243 Reviews
Matsu Temple
Closed Open from 1/1-12/31,9:00am-5:00pm
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Baiyun Rd, Wanxiu Qu, Wuzhou Shi, Guangxi Zhuangzuzizhiqu, China
Phone: 0774-2810018 0774-2888888

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"Wuzhou Dragon Mother Temple" is located on the east bank of Guijiang River in the north of Wuzhou City. It was built in the early years of the Northern Song Dynasty. It was rebuilt during the Wanli, Kangxi and Yongzheng reigns of the Ming Dynasty. It still has the architectural style of the Song Dynasty. Since Wuzhou is the hometown of Dragon Mother and the birthplace of Dragon Mother Culture, Wuzhou Dragon Mother Temple is also called "Long Mother Tai Temple". The Dragon Mother Temple scenic area includes the archway, the front hall, the Dragon Mother Palace, the Dragon Mother Palace, the bell tower, the drum tower, the tower, etc., as well as the 38-meter dragon mother statue, the highest in China. The eighth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar and the fifteenth day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar are said to be the birthday of the dragon mother and the day of ascension to the immortal. During the period, many believers from Guangdong, Hong Kong, Macau and overseas Chinese would form a tour group to celebrate the birthday, some even thousands of people. On the birthday of the Dragon Mother, the temple is open all night long, attracting good men and women to worship, incense, touch the dragon bed, take the dragon mother mirror, use the dragon mother to comb, wash the dragon mother water, drink the dragon mother tea, and put coins into the head of the longevity turtle , Just like the holidays.

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The Dragon Mother was a female leader of the southern Baiyue nationality during the Warring States Period. The Dragon Mother, who is said to be the mother of the descendants of the dragon was widely venerated. Wuzhou is the Dragon Mother’s hometown. In order to commemorate her, during the Song dynasty the temple was built on the banks of Guijiang River just north of the city. Nowadays, it has become one of the most famous tourist spots in Wuzhou and even in southeast Guangxi. The temple features a brilliant exterior. It was rebuilt several times during the reign of Wanli of the Ming dynasty and the reign of Kangxi and Yongzheng of the Qing dynasty and is well worth a visit.
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