Shanghai Temple of the Town God (Chenghuang Miao)

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Cultural-Historical, Temple-Tomb

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The Town God's Shanghai Temple is an orthodox Taoist temple dedicated to three local deities or gods of the city. There is a temple of the Town of God in almost every city in China, and Shanghai dates back to 1403. It was converted during the Ming Dynasty into a City God Temple in 1403. The temple was restored in the 1990s and its renovations held true to the beginnings of the fifteenth century buildings again in 2005.

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