Taoist Temple in Cebu City

Built in 1972 located in Beverly Hills Subdivision in Cebu City, Philippines. The temple has the elevation of 300 meter above sea level, it is a towering. The temple is highly ornate and the architecture is Chinese style with a pagoda-style roof.
The temple is the center of worship for Taoism, the religion which follows the teaching of the ancient Chinese philosopher, Lao Tze. Taoist temple is open to all. A ritual among devotees is one prays to gods to grant one’s wish. During the ritual, the first thing to do is to wash your hands and then going inside the chapel with your barefoot, at the same dropping the two blocks of wood. When the two blocks of wood are both face up then one could make a wish. If not then it’s not yet the time for one’s wish to be granted and one has come to the temple to take some other time. The temple includes a chapel, a library, a souvenir shop and a wishing well.
The entrance of the temple is a replica of the Great Wall of China. To get into the temple itself, you have climb the more than 80 steps. Since there will be some tourist climbing with you , it becomes less tiresome and considered as an enjoyable experience. After reaching the top, be ready to take your reward. You will amazed the most captivating view of the different island of Cebu. Instead of candle, the Taoists use of joss stick. You can also perform the same ritual of the followers, since instruction are provided at main door. You can also have your fortune read by the fortune tellers in the temple. Make sure to observe silence at all times. The place is still a religious shrine and there will be some people who would be praying. The best days to go will be during weekdays except Wednesday(one of their days of worship).
To get to the temple the best and easiest way is to ride a taxi to you there. All taxi drivers know the place. Just tell the driver to drop you in Taoist Temple.

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