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Luerhmen History and Culture Museum

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Luerhmen History and Culture Museum
LocationAnnan, Tainan, Taiwan
Coordinates23°02′15″N 120°07′29″E / 23.03750°N 120.12472°E / 23.03750; 120.12472Coordinates: 23°02′15″N 120°07′29″E / 23.03750°N 120.12472°E / 23.03750; 120.12472

The Luerhmen History and Culture Museum (traditional Chinese: 鹿耳門歷史文化區域地方文化館; simplified Chinese: 鹿耳门历史文化区域地方文化馆; pinyin: Lùěrmén Lìshǐ Wénhuà Qū Yù Dìfāng Wénhuàguǎn) is a historical and cultural complex in Annan District, Tainan, Taiwan.


Luerhmen literal meaning means deer ear gate.


Luerhmen Tianhou Temple
Luerhmen Tianhou Temple

The museum building consists of the Luerhmen Tianhou Temple (Chinese: 鹿耳門天后宮; pinyin: Lùěrmén Tiānhòu Gōng) which was built in 1604 dedicated to Mazu statue which were brought by Koxinga,[1][2] Luerhmen Residence which was built with southern Fujian architectural style and Zheng Cheng-gong Heritage Museum with sets of collections about Koxinga.[3]


The Luerhmen Tianhou Temple, dedicated to Mazu, has invited women to serve as "fairies" responsible for performing religious rituals during the first four days of Chinese New Year every year since the 1990s.[4]


The museum is accessible by bus from Tainan Station of Taiwan Railways.[3]

See also


  1. ^ "Luerhmen Mazu Temple". Tourism Bureau of Tainan City Government. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  2. ^ Lin, Hermia (6 April 2011). "Matsu cultural festival to open in New Taipei City". Focus Taiwan. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  3. ^ a b "Luerhmen History and Culture Museum". Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  4. ^ Lee, Hsin-yin (22 December 2013). "Want to be a fairy? Get the nod from sea goddess Matsu". Central News Agency. Retrieved 27 April 2017. Alt URL

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