Temple of the Queen of Heaven
Temple of the Queen of Heaven, popularly known as Tianhou Taoist Temple or Tianhou Palace is located in the center of Ancient Cultural Street of Tianjin. It is famous for worship of Mazu (Matsu) or Tianhou, the Goddess of Sea and Queen of the Heaven. Initially constructed in 1326 for the marine sacrifices by sailors and fishermen it served for centuries as main venue for prayer to the Goddess of Sea. A big vessel is placed in the center of the temple which contains incense burning since centuries. The main hall contains statue of Queen of Heaven wearing a phoenix coronet and rainbow robe.
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