Shanghai Sights

City God Temple (Chénghuángmiào)

  • 249 Fangbang Zhong Lu
  • Old City
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 02/08/2016

Fodor's Review

At the southeast end of the Yu Gardens bazaar stands this Taoist temple, built during the early part of the Ming Dynasty and destroyed by fire in 1924. The main hall was rebuilt in 1926, and has been renovated many times over the years. Inside are gleaming gold figures, and atop the roof you'll see statues of crusading warriors—flags raised, arrows drawn. This is a popular place for locals to light incense; expect it to be crowded around major holidays like Chinese New Year.

Sight Information


249 Fangbang Zhong Lu, Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, 200010, China



Sight Details:

  • Y10
  • Daily 8:30–4

Published 02/08/2016


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