Yen Ping Chun Wang Temple延平郡王祠
The Temple was established for commemorating Zheng Chenggong, and has a large seated sculpture of Koxinga inside the Temple.
The Temple faces the hometown of Koxinga, Nan’an on the other side of the Strait, and was where Koxinga used to demonstrate his naval power.
The Temple was built under the proposal made by the then Minister of Defense, Chiang Ching-Kuo, in 1967 when he was visiting Kinmen. The next year, it was ed that the Temple would be built in Xiashu; it was completed in 1969. There is a Paifang in front of the Temple with the inscription “Zhonggan Yidan” (good faith, virtue and patriotism). On the left and right sides of the square are two pavilions “Hao Ran (great)” and “Zheng Qi (rectitude)”, for visitors to relax. Solemn and magnificent, the large seated sculpture of Koxinga inside the temple is 2.1 meters tall.
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