The Tin How Temple (also spelled Tianhou Temple, simplified Chinese: 天后古庙; traditional Chinese: 天后古廟; pinyin: Tiānhòu gǔ miào) is the oldest extant Taoist temple in San Francisco's Chinatown, and one of the oldest still-operating Chinese temples in the United States. It is dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess Mazu, who is known as Tin How (天后, Empress of Heavens) in Cantonese.Use our San Francisco online route planner to add Tin How Temple and other attractions to your San Francisco vacation plans.
Tin How Temple reviews
I was in Chinatown and went to see Tin How Temple One climbs up the stairs to the Temple. Its a active Buddhist Temple. more »
For a real feel for the influence of Chinese in America, visit this temple. It is NOT a tourist area - it is a real working temple. Please be respectful. It is tiny, but great. There is a lot of..... more »
Worth a visit whilst in Chinatown. Our tour guide from 'walks' Isabella made it easier to follow
Cheap stuff. You get what you pay for, but the kids loved it.
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